James Murdoch

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James Murdoch has been a member of the Tesla "Board since July 2017. Since March 2019, Mr. Murdoch has been the Chief Executive Officer of Lupa Systems, a private investment company that he founded. Previously, Mr. Murdoch held a number of leadership roles at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (“21CF”), a media company, over two decades, including its Chief Executive Officer from 2015 to March 2019, its Co-Chief Operating Officer from 2014 to 2015, its Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, International from 2011 to 2014 and its Chairman and Chief Executive, Europe and Asia from 2007 to 2011. Previously, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sky plc from 2003 to 2007, and as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of STAR Group Limited, a subsidiary of 21CF, from 2000 to 2003. Mr. Murdoch also formerly served on the boards of News Corporation from 2013 to July 2020, of 21CF from 2017 to 2019, of Sky plc from 2016 to 2018, of GlaxoSmithKline plc from 2009 to 2012 and of Sotheby’s from 2010 to 2012." [1]

Old BSkyB Profile:

"James Murdoch was appointed as a Director of the Company on 13 February 2003 and as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from 4 November 2003. On 7 December 2007, he was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the Company having relinquished the role of CEO. James is Executive Chairman and CEO, Europe and Asia, at News Corporation and is a member of News Corporation’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Between May 2000 and November 2003, he was Chairman and CEO of Star. James was appointed a Non-Executive Director of GlaxoSmithKline plc in May 2009." [2]
  • Chairman and Non-Executive Director, BSkyB.


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  1. Tesla James Murdoch, organizational web page, accessed May 15, 2022.
  2. Directors, BSkyB, accessed 16 July 2010.
  3. David Leigh, Questions for News Corp over rival's collapse, Guardian, 26 March 2012.