Andrew Sukawaty

James Murdoch takes chairman role as Sky posts strong growth

James Murdoch is to return to Sky as chairman in a move that many believe could presage a renewed attempt by 21st Century Fox to consolidate the pay TV giant by acquiring the 60.4% of the organisation that it does not already own. Current chairman Nicholas Ferguson will step down at the end of April […]

Warburg Pincus hires Ziggo and Sky exec Sukawaty

Private equity group Warburg Pincus has hired former Ziggo chairman and current Inmarsat executive chairman Andrew Sukawaty as an ‘executive-in-residence’ to help it identify new investment opportunities in media and telecoms. Sukawaty, who will be based in the firm’s London office from January 2015, is set to transition to a non-executive role at Inmarsat next […]