If a potential merger deal between Disney and 21st Century Fox is agreed, Fox boss, James Murdoch will become a possible successor to Bob Iger, the incumbent Chief Executive of Walt Disney.
Disney and Fox have been holding discussions regarding the takeover, which would see Disney acquire Fox’s movie studio, cable channels (Sky and Star India) international units and regional US sports networks, in a deal valued at over $60billion, people close to the source have revealed – FT reports.
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