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Portrait de James Murdoch
Age : 45
Public asset : 11,250,654 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Twenty-First Century Fox Inc - Tesla Inc - New Newscorp Inc

Summary 
Founder of Rawkus Entertainment, James Rupert Murdoch is an American businessperson who has been the head of 8 different companies and presently is Chief Executive Officer & Director at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer at 21st Century Fox America, Inc. (a subsidiary of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.) and Chairman for Sky Italia Srl.

He is also on the board of 10 other companies.

In his past career Mr. Murdoch occupied the position of Chairman at Rawkus Entertainment, Chairman at Sky Plc, Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of News Corp. UK & Ireland Ltd., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at STAR Group Ltd., Member-Supervisory Board at Sky Deutschland GmbH and Non-Executive Director at Genelabs Technologies, Inc.


Current positions of James Murdoch 
NameTitle Since
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc
(Entertainment Production)
Chief Executive Officer & Director 2007
Tesla Inc
(Auto & Truck Manufacturers)
Independent Director 2017
21st Century Fox America, Inc. Chief Executive Officer -
Sky Italia Srl Chairman -
TrueX, Inc. Director 2014
New Newscorp Inc
Non-Executive 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 -
Harvard Lampoon Trustee -
Ghetto Film School, Inc. Trustee -
VICE Media LLC Director -


Holdings of James Murdoch 
NameEquities%Valuation
Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA)
Entertainment Production
181,2910.017%8,399,212 USD
Tesla (TSLA)
Auto & Truck Manufacturers
10,4850.0061%2,776,113 USD
21st Century Fox (FOX)
1,6440.0002%75,328 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 
FOX Business Network
Fuel Tv, Inc.
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
FOX News Network LLC
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Sky Global Holdings, Inc.
NewsCore LLC
The Partnership for New York City
The Ireland-US Council for Commerce & Industry, Inc.
Nova Entertainment Pty Ltd.
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