Chase Carey, Deputy Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer of News Corporation
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Chase Carey is deputy chairman, president and chief operating officer of News Corporation, a position he has held since July 2009. In this role, he oversees diversified global operations spanning five continents, including the production and distribution of film and television programming; television, satellite and cable broadcasting, newspaper and book publishing and digital media. He also sits on the company's board of directors.
Previously, Carey was president and chief executive officer of DIRECTV, Inc., where he led the operations and strategic direction of the DIRECTV, Inc. companies - which include DIRECTV, Inc. in the United States and DIRECTV Latin America. He was elected to the position in 2003 by the company's board of directors. He also serves on The DIRECTV Group board of directors.
Prior to joining DIRECTV, Inc., Carey was co-chief operating officer of News Corp. and chairman and chief executive officer of the Fox Television Group. He was particularly instrumental in managing the operations and strategy of News Corp., focusing on its worldwide television business that encompasses the FOX network, Fox Television Stations, Fox's cable programming group, and News Corp.'s international satellite operations.
He is a graduate of Colgate University and Harvard Business School. He is also a trustee emeritus at Colgate University.