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Thomson, Robert 

Mr. Robert J. Thomson has served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Director since January 2013. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of Dow Jones and Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Thomson previously served as Publisher of Dow Jones from 2007 to 2008, after serving as Editor of The Times of London from 2002 to 2007. Prior to that role, he was Managing Editor of the U.S. edition of the Financial Times. Through his position as the Company’s Chief Executive, Mr. Thomson has an intimate knowledge of the Company’s operations. Mr. Thomson has extensive business, operational and international experience in the publishing industry through his career as a financial journalist, foreign correspondent and editor. Under his management and leadership, The Wall Street Journal was consistently one of the most innovative and successful newspapers in the U.S. and also greatly expanded its global reach through the digital initiatives of WSJ.com. As Managing Editor of the U.S. edition of the Financial Times, Mr. Thomson led its drive into the U.S. market, where sales trebled during his tenure. His keen understanding of the evolving U.S. and international markets in which the Company operates and his commitment to generating high quality content make him a valuable resource for the Board.

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, USD 2,000,000
Restricted Stock Awards, USD 4,445,520
Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD --
All Other, USD 3,848,750
Fiscal Year Total, USD 10,294,300

Options Compensation

  Quantity Market Value
Exercisable -- --
Unexercisable -- --
Exercised -- --
Name Fiscal Year Total

Keith Murdoch


Lachlan Murdoch


Robert Thomson


Bedi Singh


Joel Klein


David Pitofsky

As Of  29 Jun 2015