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Portrait de James Murdoch
Age : 44
Public asset : 4,996,313 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : SKY PLC - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc - Tesla Inc - Sky Deutschland GmbH - New Newscorp Inc

Summary 
Mr. James R. Murdoch is Chairman at Sky Plc, Chairman at Sky Italia SRL and Chief Executive Officer at 21st Century Fox America, Inc.

He is on the Board of Directors at Tesla, Inc., Dia Art Foundation, TrueX, Inc., News Corp., Sky Deutschland GmbH, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Center for a New American Security, VICE Media LLC, Yankee Global Enterprises LLC, Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network LLC, Ghetto Film School, Inc. and Harvard Lampoon. Mr. Murdoch was previously employed as an Independent Director by Sotheby's, Non-Executive Director by Genelabs Technologies, Inc., Independent Non-Executive Director by GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by STAR Group Ltd., and Executive Chairman by NI Group Ltd.

He also served on the board at NDS Group Ltd., News Group Newspapers Ltd., Times Newspapers Holdings Ltd. and YankeeNets LLC.


Current positions of James Murdoch 
NameTitle Since
SKY PLC
(Broadcasting)
Chairman 2003
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc
(Entertainment Production)
Chief Executive Officer & Director 2007
Tesla Inc
(Auto & Truck Manufacturers)
Director 2017
21st Century Fox America, Inc. Chief Executive Officer -
Sky Italia SRL Chairman -
TrueX, Inc. Director 2014
New Newscorp Inc
Director 2013
Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network LLC Non-Executive Director -
Yankee Global Enterprises LLC Non-Executive Director -
Dia Art Foundation Trustee 2016
Center for a New American Security Director -
Sky Deutschland GmbH
Member-Supervisory Board 2013
Harvard Lampoon Trustee -
Ghetto Film School, Inc. Trustee -
VICE Media LLC Director -


Holdings of James Murdoch 
NameEquities%Valuation
Tesla (TSLA)
Auto & Truck Manufacturers
10,4850.0062%3,238,292 USD
Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA)
Entertainment Production
53,4380.0051%1,706,810 USD
21st Century Fox (FOX)
1,6440.0002%51,211 USD


James Murdoch : Personal Network 


Biography of James Murdoch 
James Rupert Jacob Murdoch (born 13 December 1972) is the younger son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch and the chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox. He is the former chairman and chief executive of News Corp., Europe and Asia, where he oversaw assets such as News International (British newspapers), publisher of The News of the World newspaper, SKY Italia (satellite television in Italy), Sky Deutschland, and STAR TV (satellite television in Asia).

He sits on the News Corporation board of directors and is a member of the office of the chairman. He was made Executive Chairman of News International in December 2007 He has since resigned from the post. He previously held a non-executive chair at British Sky Broadcasting, in which News Corporation has a controlling minority stake. In April 2012, he was forced to resign as chairman of BSkyB in the wake of the on-going phone-hacking scandal, in which he is implicated.

He was formerly an executive vice president of News Corporation, the controlling shareholder of BSkyB, and served on the boards of directors of News Datacom and of News Corporation.

In May 2012, a highly critical UK Parliamentary report said Murdoch had 'showed wilful ignorance of the extent of phone-hacking' and found him 'guilty of an astonishing lack of curiosity' over the issue. It went on to say that both Murdoch and his father, Rupert, 'should ultimately be prepared to take responsibility' for wrongdoing at the News of the World and News International.

Murdoch is a British citizen by birth and a naturalised U.S. citizen. He lost Australian citizenship when his father became a U.S. citizen, but he is eligible to reclaim Australian citizenship.

Early life
Murdoch is the fourth of multibillionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch's six children, and the third with Scottish-born journalist and author Anna Murdoch Mann.

As a youngster James was regarded as the brightest of the Murdoch children, but was also considered something of a rebel. He first came to public notice as a 15-year-old intern at the Sydney Daily Mirror but made headlines in the rival The Sydney Morning Herald after he was photographed asleep on a sofa at a press conference.

Source @ Wikipedia




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James Murdoch : Connections 
NewsCore LLC
Nova Entertainment Pty Ltd.
Sky Global Holdings, Inc.
Illyria Pty Ltd.
The District of Columbia Bar
Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney
The Partnership for New York City
Formula One Group
FOX Business Network
Move, Inc.
Colgate University


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