/// News International CEO Tom Mockridge to Step Down at Year’s End

December 3, 2012  |  All Things Digital


The head of News Corp.’s News International unit is stepping down at the end of the year, the company said on Sunday. Tom Mockridge, a 22-year company veteran, took over as head of the unit in July 2011, following the resignation of Rebekah Brooks , in the wake of the PhoneGate hacking scandal. Rupert Murdoch. News Corp. (which owns this Web site) said Sunday that Mockridge was leaving to pursue “outside interests.” Mockridge was seen as a candidate for the top spot at News Corp.’s soon-to-be-spun-off publishing arm. However, that job appears headed to Wall Street Journal managing editor Robert Thomson.

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News International CEO Tom Mockridge to Step Down at Year’s End

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