October 09, 2018

"FOX" Adds To Executive Team With Legal And HR Leads

21CF Executives Rita Tuzon, Jill Ratner and Kevin Lord Named to Top Posts at the New Company

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FOX, the company to be spun-off in connection with 21st Century Fox's (21CF) merger with The Walt Disney Company, today announced that senior 21CF executives have been named to future leadership roles across legal and human resources.  The appointments, which take effect upon close of the Disney transaction and the creation of the new FOX, were announced by Lachlan Murdoch, FOX Chairman and CEO.  

  • Rita Tuzon named FOX EVP and Corporate General Counsel; currently serves as EVP, General Counsel at Fox Networks Group;
  • Jill Ratner will transition to FOX EVP and Chief Litigation Counsel; currently serves as EVP, Deputy General Counsel, Litigation at 21CF;
  • Kevin Lord, currently EVP of HR at FOX News, will continue in that role but will broaden his responsibilities to provide HR oversight across all of FOX.

Mr. Murdoch commented, "FOX's defining asset is its people.  These promotions of our best executives to leadership of FOX mark another important milestone in the establishment of the stand-alone FOX."

Mss. Tuzon and Ratner will report to Viet Dinh, FOX Chief Legal and Policy Officer. Mr. Lord will continue reporting to FOX News Channel CEO Suzanne Scott and, in his FOX role, will report to John Nallen, FOX Chief Operating Officer.  

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About 21st Century Fox 
21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) is one of the world's leading portfolios of cable, broadcast, film, pay TV and satellite assets spanning six continents across the globe. Reaching more than 1.8 billion subscribers in approximately 50 local languages every day, 21st Century Fox is home to a global portfolio of cable and broadcasting networks and properties, including FOX, FX, FXX, FXM, FS1, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, FOX Sports, Fox Sports Network, National Geographic Channels, Star India, 28 local television stations in the U.S. and more than 350 international channels; film studio Twentieth Century Fox Film; and television production studios Twentieth Century Fox Television and a 50 per cent ownership interest in Endemol Shine Group. For more information about 21st Century Fox, please visit www.21CF.com.

SOURCE 21st Century Fox