Ed Davis Appointed Chief Product Officer, Advertising Sales

LOS ANGELES – June 13, 2017 – Fox Networks Group (FNG) today announced that Ed Davis has been appointed Chief Product Officer for FNG Advertising Sales. In this newly created position, Davis will lead FNG’s IP-delivered ad products and services. He will report to FNG President of Advertising Revenue Joe Marchese.
 
Marchese said: “Ed is the ideal person to lead the innovation, creation, and deployment of new advertising formats for FNG as we strive to deliver market leading returns for brands and better experiences for viewers. The media industry is in the midst of a transformation, and Ed’s experience at Fortune 100 companies and startup organizations makes him uniquely qualified to anticipate and address these shifts in all areas of our business.”
 
For the last two years, Davis has overseen product management for Fox Networks Group non-linear ad sales, as well as overseeing the full suite of publisher and advertiser platform products for true[X]. Davis has also held senior product management positions within ESPN, The Walt Disney Company and DIRECTV, where he directed product innovation across a wide range of platforms and devices.
 
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Fox Networks Group (FNG) is a primary operating unit of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA). FNG consists of Fox Television Group, which includes Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television; Fox Sports Media Group; Fox Cable Networks, which includes FX Networks and National Geographic Partners; and Fox Networks Group Europe, Asia and Latin America. Together these units create,
program and distribute the world’s most popular entertainment, sports and nonfiction programming.
 
Contact:
Jonathan Bing
Fox Networks Group
(310) 369 – 1274
 
Megan Klein
Fox Networks Group
(310) 369 - 1363