Paul Ryan Joins Board of Newly Restructured Fox Corporation

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announces his retirement during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 11, 2018.
The top Republican in the US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, has decided to retire when his term ends, casting his party into a leadership fight ahead of crucial mid-term elections.The bombshell was delivered by the speaker’s counselor, Brendan Buck, who said Ryan would not seek re-election in November. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Former House Speaker Paul Ryan has joined the board of the new Fox Corporation, the company announced on Tuesday.

Ryan, who served as speaker from 2015 to 2019, “spearheaded efforts to revise the federal tax code, rebuild the national defense, expand domestic energy production, combat the opioid epidemic, and reform the criminal justice system,” Fox said in a statement.

Along with Ryan, Fox named Chase Carey, the chairman and CEO of Formula 1, Anne Dias, the founder of investment fund Aragon Global Holdings, and Roland Hernandez, the CEO of Hernandez Media Ventures, to the board of directors.

They join Rupert Murdoch, Lachlan K. Murdoch and Jacques Nasser on the board.

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SOURCE: New York Post, Mark Moore