James Murdoch wins backing of Sky shareholders to keep as chairman

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A majority of impartial votes solid at the yearly shareholders’ assembly of Sky on Thursday supported the re-election of James Murdoch as chairman, a spokesman for the European shell out Television set team reported.

FILE Photo – James Murdoch, the son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, and his wife Kathryn Hufschmid get there for a reception to celebrate the marriage ceremony amongst Rupert Murdoch and former supermodel Jerry Corridor which took put on Friday, in London, Britain March five, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Corridor

LONDON: A majority of impartial votes solid at the yearly shareholders’ assembly of Sky on Thursday supported the re-election of James Murdoch as chairman, a spokesman for the European shell out Television set team reported.

In advance of the assembly some shareholders had reported they ended up arranging to oppose Murdoch’s re-election due to the fact they did not think he could efficiently depict impartial traders as he is also main govt of 20-Very first Century Fox .

20-Very first Century Fox, which currently owns 39 % of Sky, agreed to obtain the relaxation of the company in December 2016, a offer which is now staying reviewed by Britain’s levels of competition regulators.

At Sky’s AGM, impartial director Martin Gilbert reported he was “rather assured” earlier gatherings at Fox News in the United States would not affect the United kingdom Level of competition and Marketplaces Authority’s recent evaluation of the offer.

Gilbert’s remark was a reference to allegations of sexual and racial harassment at Fox News.

(Reporting by Paul Sandle, writing by James Davey. Enhancing by Jane Merriman)



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