News Corp Taps Bloomberg's Lex Fenwick To Run Dow Jones

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – February 2, 2012 – News Corporation today named Lex Fenwick  Chief Executive Officer of Dow Jones & Company. Mr. Fenwick joins Dow Jones from  Bloomberg LP, where he spent 25 years, most recently as CEO of Bloomberg Ventures. He  will be based in New York and report to Chase Carey, President and COO of News  Corporation. His appointment is effective February 13, 2012.  He succeeds Les Hinton, who left the Company in July.

“Lex has been a driving force in the financial news and information industry for more than two decades,” commented Mr. Carey. “His aggressive and bold leadership will be invaluable to Dow Jones at a time when digital technologies are making information ever more important. We have a great opportunity to build enormous value around Dow Jones’ unique expertise and franchises. (more…)

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