David Haslingden

David Haslingden to Step Down as President and COO of Fox Networks

Fox Networks Group chairman David Haslingden is set to step down at the end of the calendar year, News Corp. announced today. Haslingden has been president and COO of the division—which includes FX, National Geographic Channel, NatGeo Wild, Fuse and Fox's international channels—since January 2011. He will return to Australia.

Peter Rice Named Head of Fox Networks Group

In a major restructuring of News Corp.’s media and entertainment juggernaut, Peter Rice has been elevated to chairman and CEO of the Fox Networks Group. The promotion puts Rice at the helm of the broadcast unit, the cable networks FX and National Geographic Channel and Fox Sports.