Netflix plans Middle East expansion

Netflix is heading to the Middle East. The company’s website has posted three job ads that are kind of a dead giveaway: Marketing Planning and & Analysis Manager, EMEA as well as Senior Manager, EMEA Marketing Insights and Social Media Manager for Middle East. In an email to IGN Middle East, Joris Evers (Netflix’s VP and Head of Communications for Europe, Middle East and Africa) confirmed the expansion: “We plan to complete our global expansion by the end of 2016,” he said. “Of course the Middle East is part of that, hence our hiring.” The region’s population is estimated at about 370 million.

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