Tesla has added two new independent directors to its board, including 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch and Johnson Publishing Company CEO and Chairman Linda Johnson Rice. The two new board members were added just a few months after Tesla confirmed it was seeking additional independent directors without ties to CEO and founder Elon Musk. Show More Summary
Tesla’s Elon Musk turned to the media world to help him address the criticism from several major shareholders that the auto company’s board was too beholden to him. It said today that Fox CEO James Murdoch and Johnson Publishing Company CEO Linda Johnson Rice — whose company publishes Ebony and Jet magazines — have joined Tesla’s board. Show More Summary
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Tesla added Ebony Media CEO Linda Johnson Rice and 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch to its board of directors.
James Murdoch, the CEO of 21st Century Fox and son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, has joined Tesla's board, the company announced in a blog post Monday. The company also said that Linda Johnson Rice, chairman and chief executive officer...Show More Summary
Tesla, which has faced criticism from its investors about a lack of independent directors, named 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch and Ebony Media CEO Linda Johnson Rice to its board.
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