Emilie Choi joins the board of Naspers

Naspers Limited said it has appointed Ms Emilie Choi as an independent non-executive director of in the company.

Her appointment will take effect from 21 April 2017.

According to the company’s statement, Ms Emilie Choi (38) has experience in the fields of consumer internet, media, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and mergers and acquisitions.

She has been at LinkedIn since 2009 and is the company’s Vice President and Head of Corporate Development. Prior to that, she worked at Warner Bros. Entertainment, first in Corporate Business Development and Strategy, and then in Digital Business Strategy and Operations
for Warner Bros. Television.

Ms Emilie Choi also served as a senior analyst at Yahoo, Inc. Corporate Development, and began her career as an investment banking analyst at Legg Mason Wood Walker,

Ms Emilie Choi holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Economics from the Johns Hopkins University.