New York, NY – March 31, 2015 – 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) today announced that Christopher Wilson has been named Vice President, Government Relations. In this newly created role, he is responsible for regulatory and policy matters relating to Internet governance, reporting to Michael Regan, the Company’s Executive Vice President of Government Relations. The appointment is effective immediately and he is based in Washington, D.C.
"Chris’ valuable experience in Internet governance issues brings to 21st Century Fox additional expertise in a policy area that is critical to our businesses and to the future of our entire industry,” said Mr. Regan. "I am delighted he is joining our team.”
Mr. Wilson most recently served as Vice President, Global Public Policy for Time Warner, Inc., where he focused on telecommunications and Internet policy issues, and represented the company on Internet governance policy matters, including those before ICANN and the Internet Governance Forum. Prior to that he was Vice President, Federal Government Affairs for TechAmerica, where he worked on a number of issue areas, including telecommunications, consumer privacy and intellectual property. He previously held positions at Wiley Rein LLP and Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, having begun his career as a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Arlen Specter. Mr. Wilson holds a J.D. from American University and a B.A. from Vanderbilt University.
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