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Encyclopedia > Chase Carey

Chase Carey has served as a Director and as the President and Chief Executive Officer of DirecTV since December 22, 2003. A chief executive officer (CEO), or chief executive, is the highest-ranking corporate officer or executive officer of a corporation, or agency. ... DirecTV is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service that transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States of America. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Career History

Chase Carey was a Harvard MBA and a college rugby player. He served as a Director of STAR from 1993 until 2002, a Director of NDS from 1996 until 2002 and a Director of Gemstar-TV Guide from 2000 until 2002. Harvard University campus (old map) Harvard University (incorporated as The President and Fellows of Harvard College) is an accredited private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... A Rugby player Rugby football refers to sports descended from a common form of football developed at Rugby School. ... NDS Group plc is a DRM and conditional access firm. ... TV Guide is the name of two North American weekly magazines about television programming, one in the United States and one in Canada. ...


Carey was a Director of News America from 1998 until 2002, President and Chief Operating Officer from 1998 until 2002 and Executive Vice President from 1996 to 1998.


Carey served as a Director of Fox Entertainment from 1992 until 2002 and served as Co-Chief Operating Officer from 1998 until 2002. Mr. Carey was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fox Television from 1994 until 2000. Fox logo Fox Entertainment Group is an American entertainment industry company that owns film studios and terrestrial, cable, and direct broadcast satellite television properties. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company, usually referred to as just Fox (the company itself prefers the capitalized version FOX), is a television network in the United States. ...


Carey served as a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sky Global Networks, Inc. from 2001 until 2002.


Carey has served as a Director of News Corporation since November 2004, Executive Director of News Corporation from 1996 to November 2004 and a consultant to News Corporation from 2002 to 2003. Mr. Carey served as Co-Chief Operating Officer of News Corporation from 1996 until 2002. News Corporation (abbreviated to News Corp) (NYSE: NWS) is one of the worlds largest media conglomerates. ...


Additional Posts

Mr. Carey has been a Director of BSkyB since February 2003. Mr. Carey is a Director of Yell Finance B.V. and is a Trustee Emeritus of Colgate University. Mr. Carey was a Director of Gateway, Inc. but did not intend to stand for re-election when his term expired in May 2006. British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB — formerly two companies, Sky and B.S.B.) is a company that operates Sky Digital, the most popular subscription television service in the UK and Ireland. ... The word trustee is a legal term that refers to a holder of property on behalf of some other beneficiary. ... Emeritus (IPA pronunciation: or ) is an adjective that is used in the title of a retired professor, bishop or other professional. ... Colgate in mid-August, towards the end of Summer. ... Gateway, Inc. ...


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