Peter Rice Extends Contract Chairman and

LONDON — 21st Century Fox has announced that Peter Rice, chairman and CEO Fox Networks Group, has agreed to extend his employment agreement.

James Murdoch, co-chief operating officer at 21st Century Fox, said: “Under Peter Rice’s leadership Fox Networks Group has continued to push creative boundaries across the Company, and has grown tremendously with successful channel launches including Fox Sports 1 and FXX, an increased international footprint and enhanced sports offerings across the world.

“Chase (president and chief operating officer Chase Carey) and I are delighted Peter is committed to continuing to grow this incredible business and look forward to even more success in the years to come.”

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