TITLE

JAMES MURDOCH

AUTHOR(S)
Gwyther, Matthew; Saunders, Andrew
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Management Today;May2007, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with James Murdoch, chief executive officer of the British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC (BSkyB) in Great Britain is presented. When asked how he started at BSkyB, he claims that it is his father Rupert Murdoch, chairman of the company, who wants him to be in the position. Murdoch discusses how he transformed and expanded the organization. Moreover, he clarifies on the issue that he will move to News Corp. in the U.S., leaving BSkyB.
ACCESSION #
25253593

 

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