Lachlan K. Murdoch

Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Fox Corp.

Lachlan K. Murdoch

Lachlan K. Murdoch

Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Fox Corp.

Overview
Career Highlights

Fox Television Stations, Inc. (Australia)
News Corp.
Nova Entertainment Pty Ltd.

RelSci Relationships

2133

Primary Location

Australia

Number of Boards

19

Birthday

1971

Age

49

Number of Awards

1

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Former Chief Executive Officer at News Corp.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Formula One Holdings Ltd.

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Co-Founder at Quadrivium Foundation

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Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President, Manager at Ruby NewCo LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at News Corp.

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Chief Legal & Policy Officer at Fox Corp.

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Former Assistant US Attorney General, Antitrust Division at United States Department of Justice

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Co-Founder at Naya Capital Management UK Ltd.

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Former Chief Operating Officer at Fox Corp.

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Co-Chairman & Co-Founder at Malaria No More

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Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Fox Corp.
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Freelands Ventures invests in companies located in the US and UK. The firm focuses on sectors such as technology services, consumer Services and communications. It participates in early and later stage transactions.

Extended Family Member

The Herald and Weekly Times Limited (HWT) is a newspaper publishing company based in Melbourne, Australia. It is owned and operated by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp Australia (formerly News Limited), which purchased HWT in 1987. The HWT's newspaper interests stretch back to 1840 and the founding of the Port Phillip Herald. The company publishes the morning daily tabloid Herald Sun, which was created in 1990 from a merger of the company's morning tabloid paper, The Sun News-Pictorial, with its afternoon broadsheet paper, The Herald. These mastheads had a 150 year (The Herald) and 68 year (The Sun News-Pictorial) history in Melbourne, respectively; HWT had bought The Sun News-Pictorial in 1925. The HWT also publishes The Weekly Times, aimed at farmers and rural business. The HWT bought a controlling stake in The Advertiser of Adelaide in 1929. The Advertiser took a stake in The News two years later. The News was sold in 1949. The HWT bought The West Australian in 1969, but sold it to Robert Holmes à Court in 1987 as part of the News Limited takeover.

Sibling In Law

Freud Communications Ltd. provides public relations, crisis management, brand development and event-planning services. Its clients include PepsiCo International, Prada, Time Warner Europe and Pizza Hut. The company was founded in 1985 by Matthew R. Freud and is headquartered in London, UK.

Sibling In Law
Executive Chairman at African Champion Industries Ltd.

African Champion Industries Ltd. engages in the sourcing of income through royalties produced from mining concessions. It holds interests in Adamus Resources Teleku Bokazo gold mine, and a minority stake in Miro Forestry Developments Ltd., a plantation forestry company with assets in Ghana and Sierra Leone. The company was founded on May 23, 1967 and is headquartered in Tema, Ghana.

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Co-Founder at Quadrivium Foundation

The Quadrivium Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 2013 by Kathryn and James Murdoch to support practical, measurable solutions at the intersection of society’s challenges. By promoting initiatives that target at least two of the foundation’s focus areas- Natural Resources, Science, Civic Life, Childhood Health and Equal Opportunity- single actions can create multiple positive impacts.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at News Corp.

News Corp. engages in the creation and distribution of media, news, education, and information services. It operates through the following segments: News and Information Services, Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Services, Subscription Video Services, and Other. The News and Information Services segment consists of Dow Jones, News Corp Australia, News UK, the New York Post, and News America Marketing. The Book Publishing segment consists of HarperCollins which publishes and supply consumer books through print, digital, and audio formats. The Digital Real Estate Services segment offers property and property-related advertising and services as well as financial services. The Subscription Video Services segment provides video sports, entertainment, and news services to pay-TV subscribers, and other commercial licensees via cable, satellite and Internet Protocol, and distribution. The Other segment refers to general corporate overhead expenses, corporate strategy group, and costs related to the U.K. Newspaper Matters. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Co-Chief Executive Officer at Big Feet Productions

Education
BA
Class of 1994

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

Attendee

EDUCATION OF ROARING FORK VALLEY YOUTH.

Career History
Executive Chairman
Current

News Corp. engages in the creation and distribution of media, news, education, and information services. It operates through the following segments: News and Information Services, Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Services, Subscription Video Services, and Other. The News and Information Services segment consists of Dow Jones, News Corp Australia, News UK, the New York Post, and News America Marketing. The Book Publishing segment consists of HarperCollins which publishes and supply consumer books through print, digital, and audio formats. The Digital Real Estate Services segment offers property and property-related advertising and services as well as financial services. The Subscription Video Services segment provides video sports, entertainment, and news services to pay-TV subscribers, and other commercial licensees via cable, satellite and Internet Protocol, and distribution. The Other segment refers to general corporate overhead expenses, corporate strategy group, and costs related to the U.K. Newspaper Matters. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2019 - Current

Fox Corp. delivers compelling news, sports and entertainment content. The company provides news under the brands FOX News, FOX Business, FS1, FS2, Big Ten Network, FOX Network and FOX Television Stations. It empowers a diverse range of creators to imagine and develops culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking. The company was founded on May 3, 2018 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2018 - Current
Boards & Committees
Non-Executive Chairman
2010 - 2014

Ten Network Holdings Ltd. operates as an investment holding company, which focuses on the operation of multi-channel commercial television licenses. It manages tenplay, a digital platform that provides access to company's content and Spree TV, a datacasting channel, which showcases products and offers related to home improvement, lifestyle, cooking, fitness and health products. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

Deputy Chairman
2010 - 2010

Prime Media Group Ltd. engages in the provision of free to air commercial television broadcasting services. Its television broadcasting comprises free to air television broadcasting through PRIME7 and GWN7. The PRIME7 television broadcast signal services the regional locations of Northern and Southern New South Wales, Canberra, Victoria, and the Gold Coast area while regional Western Australia is serviced by the GWN7 television broadcast signal. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Watson, Australia.

Director
2002 - Prior

Fox Entertainment Group, Inc. (FEG), a unit of News Corp., is an entertainment company that is principally engaged in the development, production and worldwide distribution of feature films and television programs, television broadcasting and cable network programming. The company's studios, production facilities and film and television library provide creative content, while its broadcasting and cable networks provide distribution platforms for its programs.Fox Entertainment Group was established in 1998. Its headquarters are located in Los Angeles, CA.

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2005

Association To Benefit Children, Inc. provides programs to help disadvantaged children and their families. The firm offers early childhood education, youth, mental, health and supportive housing programs. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$1,000
2005
$2,000
2003

Former President of United States

Investments
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Rokt Pty Ltd. designs, develops, and operates an online marketing platform. The firm offers transaction marketing, digital marketing, website monetization, and consumer engagement. The company was founded by Justin Viles, Bruce Buchanan, and Ben Voltz in 2012 and is headquartered in Surry Hills, Australia.

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Unlockd Media Pty Ltd. operates an enterprise mobile platform that rewards consumers when they unlock their mobile phone and view targeted advertisement, content, and offers. The company was founded by Matthew Berriman in 2014 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

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Spot Runner, Inc. provides next generation advertising services. The company was founded by Nick Grouf and David Waxman in 2004 and is headquartered in Studio City, CA.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #3
2015
Vanity Fair Magazine - Powers That Be
Events
Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2012 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2011 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres. Previous conference guests have included Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren and Susan Buffett, Tony Blair, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Allen alumni and former Philippine Senator Mar Roxas, Google CEO Eric Schmidt, Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch, eBay CEO Meg Whitman, BET founder Robert Johnson, Time Warner Chairman Richard Parsons, NBA player LeBron James, entertainer Dan Chan, Katharine Graham of The Washington Post, Diane Sawyer, InterActiveCorp Chairman Barry Diller, Linkedin co-founder Reid Hoffman, and Washington Post CEO Donald E. Graham.

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