Georg Chmiel is Chair of Juwai.com, the largest marketplace for international properties in China. Georg is also Chair of iCarAsia (ASX:ICQ), the number 1 online automotive portal for Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia and non-executive Director of Mitula Group (ASX:MUA) and Centrepoint Alliance (ASX:CAF).
Georg was previously Managing Director and CEO of the iProperty Group (ASX:IPP), Asia’s No. 1 Online Property Group before it was sold to REA Group for over $750m. Georg was also Managing Director and CEO of LJ Hooker Group with 700 offices across nine countries providing residential and commercial real estate as well as finance services. Prior to his role with LJ Hooker, Georg held the position of CFO and General Manager International at REA Group and was instrumental in building a solid platform for expansion which allowed the group to grow exponentially.
With companies such as Deutsche Bank and McKinsey & Company, Georg has also built his expertise in the area of strategy, innovative technologies, distribution and corporate finance with a clear focus on growth companies and disruptive technologies.
Georg is the recipient of the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award in 2016 and the Top Outstanding Leaders Asia Award in 2015. Georg is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He holds an MBA (INSEAD, France) and a Computer Science degree.
Juwai.com is the No. 1 Chinese international property portal, with more than 2 million visitors from China and other countries, and showcasing 2.5 million listings from 131 countries. Juwai.com was named the top international real estate website in China by the country’s peak e-commerce body for two years running and is a winner of the prestigious Red Herring Global Top 100 Award for excellence in startups. The company is headquartered in Shanghai and Hong Kong and has regional teams in the UK, the US, Malaysia and Canada and Australia. For info or to advertise: list.juwai.com