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Monday, October 2, 2017

Global Solutions Expands Team with Additions of Senior Vice President, Geoff Lester and Vice President, Aaron Lilly

LOS ANGELES – Fox Networks Group (FNG) today announced that it is growing its Global Solutions team with the appointments of Geoff Lester as Senior Vice President and Aaron Lilly as Vice President of Global Solutions for Advertising Sales.

In their new roles, Lester and Lilly will work with the Global Solutions group to leverage the diverse global programming and product portfolios of FNG and 21st Century Fox, engaging directly with brands to craft deeply strategic platforms. Lester will be based in Los Angeles, reporting to division head, Executive Vice President of Global Solutions Danielle Maged. Lilly will be located in New York City, reporting to Derek Murphy, Senior Vice President, Global Solutions.

“As interest and demand from brands grow for the type of consultative process and custom solutions that we can deliver, we’re adding colleagues who have the experience and expertise to help us scale and think about our ecosystem in different ways,” said Maged. “Geoff and Aaron are incredible strategists, and we are thrilled to have them on board as we create compelling business solutions for our partners.”

Before joining FNG, Lester spent seven years at StubHub, most recently serving as Head of Partnerships & Business Development. At StubHub, an eBay company, he and his team negotiated and implemented partnerships with more than 200 top brands, including Google, Major League Baseball, ESPN, and Spotify. Lester also has extensive international experience working across the eBay portfolio. Earlier, he served as Director of New Media at NASCAR. Lester earned a BA from Virginia Tech.

Lilly brings more than 17 years of experience in marketing, media, and strategic partnership solutions, with expertise across the Technology, Wireless, Automotive and
Restaurant sectors. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Client Strategy in NBCUniversal’s Client Partnerships group. Prior, he worked at Microsoft’s Global Media Group leading partnership development, and began his career in management consulting. Lilly earned a BS in Marketing from The Ohio State University.

About Fox Networks Group

Fox Networks Group (FNG) is a primary operating unit of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA). FNG consists of Fox Television Group, which includes Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television; Fox Sports Media Group; Fox Cable Networks, which includes FX Networks and National Geographic Partners; and Fox Networks Group Europe, Asia and Latin America. Together these units create, program and distribute the world’s most popular entertainment, sports and nonfiction programming.

Contact:
Jonathan Bing
Fox Networks Group
[email protected]
(310) 369 – 1274

Megan Klein
Fox Networks Group
[email protected]
(310) 369 - 1363