Effort to Split Murdoch From Chairman Role Resumes at 21st Century Fox

By: Advertising Age

21st Century Fox Inc. investors backing a resolution to strip the chairman job from CEO Rupert Murdoch said they have won the support of shareholder-advisory firm Glass, Lewis & Co.

A similar initiative was defeated last year at News Corp., which split this year into a newspaper company that kept the News Corp. name and the more entertainment-focused 21st Century Fox, but Christian Brothers Investment Services and the British Columbia Investment Management are making another attempt.


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