Rod Eddington

Sir Roderick Ian Eddington AO FTSE (born 2 January 1950) is an Australian businessman.

Sir Rod Eddington

Born (1950-01-02) 2 January 1950 (age 72)[1]
CitizenshipAustralian
EducationChrist Church Grammar School
Alma materUniversity of Western Australia
University of Oxford
OccupationDirector, News Corporation
Spouse(s)Young Sook Park
Children2

He was first appointed to the board of News Corporation in 1999, still serves on News Corp board and also serves on the board of another of Rupert Murdoch's companies, 21st Century Fox, as well as the Herald and Weekly Times in Victoria.

As of December 2020 Eddington is chair of Lion and serves on the board of its Japanese parent company, Kirin. He is also chair of JP Morgan's Asia-Pacific Advisory Council, chair of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, and a member of the APEC Business Advisory Council.

He has served in other senior positions including as CEO of British Airways.


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