Tesla (TSLA - Get Report) is bulking up its board.

The electric car company has added James Murdoch and Linda Johnson Rice as company directors.

James Murdoch, the son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, is the Chief Executive Officer of 21st Century Fox (FOX)  and the Chairman of Sky (SKY) .

Linda Johnson Rice is the head of Ebony magazine's publisher Johnson Publishing Company. She has served as the publishers CEO since 2002.

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