21st Century Fox has announced the appointment of Paul Cheesbrough to the role of Chief Technology Officer. In this new role, he will lead company-wide information technology strategy and play a leadership role in driving its investments in technology, platforms and systems on a global basis. He joins 21CF from News Corp, where he also has served as Chief Technology Officer.
Cheesbrough will report to Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch and CEO James Murdoch, who commented: “Paul is an outstanding executive and strategist whose great operational chops and track record in technology we know very well. Our business demands continuous innovation across everything we do. We can’t think of anyone more qualified than Paul to ensure it extends equally to how we harness technology to empower our people and businesses.”