twenty-first century fox-a (FOXA) Key Developments
21st Century Fox Inc. Promotes Jared Sher to Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel
Jul 22 15
21st Century Fox Inc. promoted Jared Sher to senior vice president and associate general counsel. As his primary responsibility, Sher will continue to advise the company on domestic media regulatory issues and represent its portfolio companies before the FCC. Sher reports to Ellen Agress, senior vice president and deputy general counsel. Sher recently served as 21st Century Fox's vice president and associate general counsel, and previously advised the company as counsel at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates.
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.(NasdaqGS:FOX) added to Russell 1000 Index
Jun 30 15
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. has been added to Russell 1000 Index.
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.(NasdaqGS:FOX) added to Russell 3000 Index
Jun 30 15
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. will be added to the Russell 3000 Index.
Telecom Italia and 21st Century Fox Sign VoD Content Deal
Jun 26 15
Telecom Italia has signed a two-year agreement with 21st Century Fox to bring the studio's most successful productions to its TIMvision VoD service. The deal encompasses hit series such as Family Guy, Futurama, Lie to Me and The Glades, as well as classic movies such as Home Alone, Garfield and Dr. Doolittle. TIMvision allows users to access over 6,000 titles on their smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and PCs, with subscriptions starting at EUR 5 per month.
21st Century Fox Names Brian Sullivan as President of Digital for Fox Networks Group
Jun 25 15
Brian Sullivan, who served for the past five years as the CEO of Sky Deutschland, will join 21st Century Fox in a senior capacity as President of Digital for Fox Networks Group (FNG), a new role within the company. Mr. Sullivan will be based in Los Angeles and begin his duties on July 27, 2015. The announcement was made by Peter Rice, Chairman and CEO of FNG, to whom Mr. Sullivan will report. As President of Digital, Mr. Sullivan will be responsible for both coordinating strategy in the direct-to-consumer digital video category, and driving growth across FNG’s outstanding portfolio of products, which include FOXNow, FXNow, FOX Sports Go and the group’s international Fox Play products, among others. He will also collaborate closely with Randy Freer, President and COO of FNG, and the leadership of FNG’s channels – John Landgraf, Hernan Lopez, Courteney Monroe, Gary Newman, Dana Walden, and Eric Shanks – to help develop a single global commercial platform to further empower the businesses to harness digital opportunities around data, monetization and ad serving. Mr. Sullivan, a native of Philadelphia, returns to the U.S. having spent nearly two decades in Europe in a variety of leadership roles in the pay TV arena. For the past five years, he led Germany’s top pay-TV provider, Sky Deutschland. Previously, he spent 13 years at BSkyB, most recently as Managing Director of BSkyB's Customer Group. Prior to joining BSkyB Mr. Sullivan held various senior roles in the pay TV industry in the U.S., including time spent at Viacom's Showtime Networks.