MUMBAI: The Management and Standards Committee (MSC) of the
News Corporation has changed its reporting structure consequent
to which it will report directly to Gerson Zweifach, the company's
senior EVP and Group General Counsel.
MSC was set up as an independent internal body in the wake
of the phone hacking scandal and has been co-operating with
the British police in the investigation.
Joel Klein, who was earlier overseeing the MSC, will transition
back to a full-time role as EVP and CEO of News Corporation's
his MSC role, Zweifach will report to News Corporation's independent
directors through Viet Dinh, an independent director and chairman
of News Corporation's Nominating and Corporate Governance
News Corps top lawyer, has served as a member of the
MSC since February.
shift will enable the company to consolidate its efforts with
respect to ongoing UK and related investigations within its
legal group, which Zweifach has led since joining News Corporation
in February," News Corp said in a statement.