Juwai IQI announced the appointment of rising legal star Emily Gebbett to the position of Group General Counsel.

Gebbett is the former General Counsel and Head of Corporate Affairs at now Tencent- owned iflix, having led the sale of the emerging-market streaming startup to Tencent in mid-2020. She has also held in-house legal positions at 21st Century Fox and Sky and was named one of Southeast Asia’s top 100 in-house Lawyers in the 2019 Legal 500 GC Powerlist.

Juwai IQI Group Co-Founder and Executive Chairman Georg Chmiel said: “Emily worked on Sky’s investment in iflix and iflix’s various fundraising rounds and is an expert in the legal and fundraising requirements at fast-growing technology companies like Juwai IQI.”