Carey continued: “David has proven himself to be one of the true visionaries in sports and entertainment across three continents during the last three decades and most recently has helped energize our National Geographic Channels. As we continue to grow our content brands across the world, David’s unique leadership and experience will be invaluable.”
David Haslingden, President and COO of FNG, and Mike Hopkins, President of Distribution for FNG, both of previously reporting to Carey, will now report to Rice. Randy Freer and Eric Shanks, Co-Presidents of FOX Sports Media Group (FSMG), who previously reported to Hill, will also report to Rice. Kevin Reilly, President of Entertainment for FOX Broadcasting Company, and John Landgraf, President and GM of FX, will continue to report to Rice.