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Rupert Murdoch to hand Fox CEO title to son James-source| Reuters

Jun 12, 2015    

NEW YORK Rupert Murdoch, the 84-year old media baron, will hand over the chief executive reins at entertainment conglomerate Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA.O) to his 42-year-old son James, a source familiar with the situation said on Thursday.Fox Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey will step into an advisory role as part of a generational shift at the parent company of Fox News and movie studio behind "X-Men" and other series, the source said, adding that James Murdoch and his 43-year-old brother Lachlan would work as partners. The elder Murdoch, whose media career spans the bett...

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