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Primary Role
Chief Executive Officer @
Investments
2 Investments in 1 Company
Born:
December 13, 1972
Gender:
Male
Location:
London
Website:
http://jamesmurdoch.com
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James Murdoch has been the Chief Executive Officer at 21st Century Fox since July 2015, after serving as its Co-Chief Operating Officer from March 2014 to July 2015. James previously served as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, International of 21st Century Fox from 2011 to March 2014, after serving as 21st Century Fox’s Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Europe and Asia beginning in 2007.

James was the Chief Executive Officer of British Sky Broadcasting (“BSkyB”) from 2003 to 2007. James has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of BSkyB since 2003 and served as its Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2007 to 2012.

James has served on the Member of the Supervisory Board of Sky Deutschland since April 2013 and as its Chairman of the Board of Directors from September 2013 to November 2014.

James was the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of STAR Group Limited, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox, from 2000 to 2003. James previously served as an Executive Vice President of 21st Century Fox and served as a Member of the Board of Directors from 2000 to 2003.

James also serves as a Member of the Board of Directors at News Corporation, Ghetto Film School and is a Non-Executive Director of Yankee Global Enterprises, Vice Media and a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Harvard Lampoon.

James was formerly a Member of the Board of Directors of GlaxoSmithKline plc and Sotheby’s.

James is the son of Mr. K.R. Murdoch and the brother of Mr. L.K. Murdoch. James is a key member of 21st Century Fox’s management team, as its Chief Executive Officer. James has served in a number of leadership positions within 21st Century Fox and at its affiliates over the past 19 years. James' broad-based experience, extensive knowledge of international markets, unique understanding of emerging technologies and strategic perspective of the Company’s business and operations enable him to be a valuable resource for the Board.

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Chief Executive Officer

Jul, 2015 - Current   (about 1 year)

Co-Founder

2013 - Current   (over 3 years)
Past
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Title
Company
Aug, 2013
Jun, 2015
Co-COO
Mar, 2012
Jul, 2013
CEO - Europe & Asia
Nov, 2003
Dec, 2007
CEO (British Sky Broadcasting )
Jan, 1996
Jan, 2000
Team Member

Investments (2)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Nov, 2014$5M / Series APersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$2M / SeedPersonal Investment

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