21st Century FoxInc. named Chip Smith as its new executive vice president, public affairs.
According to the May 5 press release, Smith will be reportingto CEO James Murdoch and Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch. Fox's policy officesin the U.S., U.K., Brussels and Hong Kong come under Smith's purview where he willoversee global legislative, regulatory and strategic policy matters for Fox.
Smith is the co-founder and CEO of The Glover Park Group, a strategiccommunication company.