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Portrait de Rupert Murdoch
Birthday : 03/11/1931
Place of birth : Melbourne - Australia
Public asset : 64,986,961 USD
Country of residence : United States
Linked companies : Twenty-First Century Fox Inc - New Newscorp Inc

Summary 
Keith Rupert Murdoch is a businessperson who has been the head of 10 different companies. Mr. Murdoch holds the position of Executive Co-Chairman at News Corp. and Executive Co-Chairman at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Executive Chairman for FOX Business Network, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Ruby NewCo LLC, Chairman at Sky Global Holdings, Inc. and Executive Chairman at FOX News Network LLC (which are all subsidiaries of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.).

He is also on the board of STAR Group Ltd. and The Partnership for New York City.

In the past Keith Rupert Murdoch held the position of Chairman at The DIRECTV Group, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Fox Entertainment Group, Inc., Executive Chairman of News Corp. Australia Pty Ltd. and Chairman for Dow Jones & Co., Inc.

He received an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree from Worcester College.


Current positions of Rupert Murdoch 
NameTitle Since
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc
(Entertainment Production)
Executive Co-Chairman 1979
Ruby NewCo LLC Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 2007
New Newscorp Inc
Executive Co-Chairman 2012
Sky Global Holdings, Inc. Chairman -
FOX News Network LLC Executive Chairman 2016
FOX Business Network Executive Chairman 2016
STAR Group Ltd. Director 1993
The Partnership for New York City Director -


Holdings of Rupert Murdoch 
NameEquities%Valuation
News Corp (NWSA)
Consumer Publishing
2,182,3580.57%28,327,007 USD
News Corp (NWS)
2,066,5291.04%27,691,489 USD
Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA)
Entertainment Production
181,2910.017%8,968,466 USD


Rupert Murdoch : Personal Network 


Biography of Rupert Murdoch 
Sir Keith Arthur Murdoch (12 August 1885 – 4 October 1952) was an Australian journalist and the father of Rupert Murdoch, the CEO and Chairman of News Corp.

Life and career
Murdoch was born in Melbourne in 1885, the son of Annie (née Brown) and the Rev. Patrick John Murdoch, who had married in 1882 and migrated from Cruden, Scotland to Victoria, Australia with Patrick's family in 1884. His paternal grandfather was a minister with the Free Church of Scotland, and his maternal grandfather was a Presbyterian minister. The family moved from West Melbourne to the affluent suburb of Camberwell in 1887. Keith was educated at his uncle Walter's short-lived school, then at Camberwell Grammar School, where he became dux in 1903, despite extreme shyness and stammering. He decided not to go straight to university but to try a career in journalism, so family friend David Syme of The Age agreed to employ him as district correspondent for nearby Malvern. Over the next four years, working long hours, he managed to create a significant increase in The Age's local circulation, to earn promotion, and to save enough money for a ticket to England, where he hoped to gain further experience and find ways to master his stammer.

From 1908–9, in London, he took speech therapy, studied part-time at the London School of Economics, and tried to find employment as a journalist, with the help of recommendations from more family friends, including Australia's Prime Minister Alfred Deakin. The stammer reduced, but remained a problem, and shortly after it cost him a job with the Pall Mall Gazette in September 1909, Murdoch returned home to resume work for The Age, now as parliamentary reporter, in which capacity he strengthened the family's relationships with politicians such as Andrew Fisher, in some cases entertaining them at his aunt's country guest house.

First World War

Source @ Wikipedia




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Rupert Murdoch : Connections 
Teach For America, Inc.
TrueX, Inc.
Wine Country Music Awards
New York State Bar Association
Dia Art Foundation
Advocates for Justice & Education
21st Century Fox America, Inc.
Sky Italia Srl
Oscar Health Agency, Inc.
Harvard Lampoon
The HistoryMakers
Satmap, Inc.
The Meyer Foundation
Yankee Global Enterprises LLC
Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network LLC
Afiniti Ltd. (Bermuda)


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