John Elkann to step down from News Corp board
Mr. Elkann, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EXOR S.p.A., has been a member of the Board since the launch of the “new” News Corp as an independent, publicly traded company following the separation of its businesses from 21st Century Fox in June 2013.
Mr. Elkann is Chairman of PartnerRe and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EXOR and Chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.
Mr. Elkann obtained a scientific baccalaureate from the Lycée Victor Duruy in Paris, and graduated in Engineering from Politecnico, the Engineering University of Turin.
While at university, he gained work experience in various companies of the Fiat Group in the UK and Poland (manufacturing) as well as in France (sales and marketing).
He started his professional career in 2001 at General Electric as a member of the Corporate Audit Staff, with assignments in Asia, the USA and Europe.
Mr. Elkann is Chairman of Giovanni Agnelli e C. Sapaz. and Italiana Editrice. He is a board member of The Economist Group and Ferrari.