James Murdoch, Chairman of Sky joins Tesla’s board

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Sky, a BSkyB company said its chairman James Murdoch, has been appointed to the board of Tesla Inc.

Mr. James Rupert Murdoch has been the Chief Executive Officer of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. since July 1, 2015 and served as the Co-Chief Operating Officer from March, 2014 to July 1, 2015.

Mr. Murdoch served as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. from March 2011 to March 2014 and as an Executive Vice President from September 1999 to November 4, 2003.

He co-founded Quadrivium in 2014. He served as Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Chairman of News Corporation and Chief Executive officer of International For News Corporation of Sky Italia S.r.l.

He served as Chief Executive Officer of BSkyB from 2003 to 2007. He served as the Chairman and Chief Executive of Europe and Asia at News Corp., since December 2007. He served as Vice President of Music and New Media at News Corporation from 1996 to 1997. He served as the Chief Executive Officer at News International Limited since 2011.

He served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at STAR Group Limited since February 2000. He served as the President of News Digital Media, Inc. from 1997 to 1999. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sky plc (formerly, British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC) from November 4, 2003 to December 2007. He founded Rawkus Entertainment LLC in 1995 and served as its Chairman since 1995.

Mr. Murdoch serves as the Chairman of Sky plc since January 2016. He served as the Non-Executive Chairman of BSkyB from 2007 to 2012. He served as the Chairman of Supervisory Board at Sky Deutschland AG from September 27, 2013 to November 19, 2014. He served as an Executive Chairman and Executive Director of News Corp UK & Ireland Limited from January 1, 2009 to February 29, 2012.

He served as Executive Chairman at News International Limited from September 1, 2009 to February 29, 2012. Mr. Murdoch served as Chairman of Sky Italia. He has been Director at News Corporation since June 28, 2013. He served as the Non-Executive Chairman of Sky plc from December 7, 2007 to April 3, 2012.

He served as Vice Chairman of Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Ltd. He served as an Executive Director of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. from 2000 to November 2003 and served as its Chairman of the Board. He has been a Non-Executive Director of Sky plc since February 13, 2003. He has been a Member of Supervisory Board at Sky Deutschland AG since September 27, 2013. He has been a Director of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. and New Newscorp LLC since December 2007 and June 28, 2013 respectively.

He has been a Director of True[X] Media, Inc. since April 17, 2014, Sky Global Networks Inc. since June 2000 and YankeesNets LLC since September 1999. He served as an Executive Director of Easynet Group Plc since January 13, 2006. He serves as a Director of Yankee Global Enterprises. He serves as Director of Sky Italia S.r.l.

He serves as a Member of Governing Board of Indian School of Business. He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Harvard Lampoon and the Ghetto Film School. He served as an Independent Non-Executive Director at GlaxoSmithKline Plc from May 20, 2009 to May 3, 2012.

He served as a Director of NDS Group Holdings Limited from November 1999 to November 4, 2003 and again since August 2008. He served as a Director of Sotheby’s since May 2010. He served as a Director of News International Publishers Ltd. He served as a Director of Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Ltd. since June 5, 2000.

He served as a Director of NDS Limited since August 2008 and also from November 1999 to November 2003. He served as a Director of News Corp Investments UK & Ireland until March 24, 2012 and Times Newspapers Holdings Limited until March 28, 2012.

He serves on the Leadership Council of The Climate Group. Mr. Murdoch attended Harvard University.

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