Justin Milne joins Quickflix board

05 July, 2011 by IF

Press release from Quickflix

Quickflix Limited (ASX: QFX) is pleased to announce that Mr Justin Milne has joined its board of Directors as Deputy Chairman and Non-Executive Director.


Mr Milne is a previous Chief Executive of The Microsoft Network, CEO of OzEmail and is well known for his role in helping to bring broadband to Australia during his time as Group Managing Director of Telstra BigPond. Mr Milne is also a director of ASX listed companies TABCORP Ltd and pieNETWORKS Ltd, as well as Basketball Australia Ltd and the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network.

"We are delighted to welcome Justin to the Quickflix board," said Mr Stephen Langsford, Founder and Executive Chairman of Quickflix.

"Justin built an extremely successful new media enterprise for Telstra during his time there as Group Managing Director of Telstra Media. Apart from significant businesses in the areas of music, games, sport, news, health and shopping, he also built the BigPond Movie business and Telstra’s T-Box.

There are few who have more experience in online and mobile content in Australia, which makes him an extremely valuable addition to our board.”
Mr Milne said, "Quickflix has generated very impressive organic growth over the past 18 months and has built a quality team and partner channels.

With recent events that enable Quickflix to consolidate the online DVD rental sector, it now leads the market and will move aggressively to become the number one brand in online movies. I’m delighted to be joining the Company at such a turning point and to assist in it becoming a major consumer proposition. These are exciting times for Quickflix".