New York, NY – March 05, 2015 – 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) today announced that Michael Petrie has been named Vice President, Investor Relations. In his new role, effective immediately, he reports to Reed Nolte, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations for the Company.
Mr. Petrie succeeds Joe Dorrego, who, as previously announced, joined the Company’s stations group as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Fox Television Stations.
“I look forward to working closely with Mike, who brings to his new role a deep knowledge of our company as well as an in-depth understanding of financial reporting and financial markets,” said Mr. Nolte. “I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank Joe for his years of contributions to 21st Century Fox and to wish him continued success in his new role.”
Mr. Petrie previously served as Vice President, Financial Reporting for 21st Century Fox. In this role, he led the financial reporting and planning and analysis functions. He played a key role in the financial reporting aspects of the Company’s separation in 2013. He began his tenure at 21st Century Fox (then News Corporation) in 1995 as a Staff Accountant.
A graduate of Fairfield University, Petrie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.
About 21st Century Fox
21st Century Fox is the world’s premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film, pay TV and satellite assets spanning six continents across the globe. Reaching more than 1.8 billion subscribers in approximately 50 local languages every day, 21st Century Fox is home to a global portfolio of cable and broadcasting networks and properties, including FOX, FX, FXX, FXM, FS1, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, FOX Sports, Fox Sports Network, National Geographic Channels, STAR India, 28 local television stations in the U.S. and more than 300 channels that comprise Fox International Channels; film studio Twentieth Century Fox Film; and television production studios Twentieth Century Fox Television and a 50% ownership interest in Endemol Shine Group. The Company also holds a 39.1% ownership interest in Sky, Europe’s leading entertainment company, which serves 20 million customers across five countries. For more information about 21st Century Fox, please visit www.21CF.com.