News Corporation today announced the appointment of Paul Cheesbrough to the role of Chief Technology Officer. In this position, he will be responsible for setting the Company’s global technology strategy as well as coordinating with senior leaders across the organization to develop new digital products and expand the digital footprint of its portfolio of businesses. In addition, he will collaborate with technology teams at the publishing and education businesses and oversee the transition of IT systems relating to the Company’s proposed separation into two distinct companies.
About News CorporationNews Corporation (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) had total assets as of June 30, 2012 of approximately US$57 billion and total annual revenues of approximately US$34 billion. News Corporation is a diversified global media company with operations in six industry segments: cable network programming; filmed entertainment; television; direct broadcast satellite television; publishing; and other. The activities of News Corporation are conducted principally in the United States, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Australia, Asia and Latin America. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50403883&lang=en