BSkyB chief Ball vacating post in 2004

Bennett, Ray; Pryor, Peter
September 2003
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;9/30/2003, Vol. 380 Issue 32, p53
This article reports that Tony Ball, chief exec of BSkyB, majority-owned by Murdoch's News Corp., will not renew his contract when it expires on May 31, 2004. BSkyB confirmed speculation that Ball would quit his job but said it expected to appoint a successor "well before" then. James Murdoch, the 30-year-old son of Rupert Murdoch, is widely expected to succeed Ball in the job.


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