iflix, the SVoD service for emerging markets, has announced that Sean Carey has joined the company as Chief Content Officer of iflix Group, based in California.
Carey brings more than two decades of experience in digital media, content acquisition and distribution, and strategic planning to the role. He most recently served as Vice President, Global Television at Netflix, where he was responsible for all licensed television series, kids and family content, and co-productions for the Netflix service in all territories. Prior to Netflix, Carey held executive roles in strategic content, digital distribution and corporate development at Sony Corporation and its filmed entertainment subsidiary, Sony Pictures Entertainment.
iflix Group Co-founder and CEO Mark Britt commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Sean, one of the world’s foremost content experts and strategists to the iflix family. His proven track record in leading international content operations and setting global standards will be a key driver as we continue to consolidate iflix’s leadership position and rapid growth globally.”