News Corp.'s U.K. Newspaper COO Clive Milner Departs After Three Decades

Clive Milner, chief operating officer at News Corp.’s U.K. newspaper publishing unit, is leaving the post after three decades, the company said in a statement today.

Milner helped to develop News International’s modern printing plants and a more efficient distribution network for the U.K. titles, which include the Times of London, the Sun and News of the World, the statement said.

“Clive has been my colleague at News International for 30 years and in that time I have had great regard for the skill with which he helped create the successful company we see today,” News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch said in the statement.

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