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Mr. Michael W. Biard

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President, Distribution

Fox Networks
Local Address: Los Angeles, California, United States
FOX companies
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York , New York 10020
United States

Company Description: Fox Entertainment Group, Inc. (NYSE:FOX), is principally engaged in the development, production and worldwide distribution of feature films and television programs,...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Loyola Law School
  • Columbia University
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Web References
MICHAEL BIARD PROMOTED TO ..., 21 Oct 2013 [cached]
Los Angeles, CA - October 21, 2013 -
Long-time Fox distribution executive Michael Biard has been promoted to President, Distribution for Fox Networks, it was announced today by Peter Rice, Chairman and CEO of the Fox Networks Group.
In his new position Mr. Biard will oversee all distribution strategy and sales and marketing activity for Fox's 45 national and regional domestic television networks and their non-linear extensions, including video-on-demand, online, mobile and other emerging platforms. He will also oversee network distribution at Fox Broadcasting Company.
"In an ever-evolving media environment, Mike possesses a rare combination of executive skills," said Mr. Rice.
"I'm excited for the opportunity," said Mr. Biard. "I look forward to leading the extraordinary team we've built here at Fox Networks, especially during such a dynamic and challenging period in our industry."
Over his 13 years at Fox, Mr. Biard has played a key role in the growth of the networks group, including the successful launch and acquisition of networks such as FOX Sports 1, FXX, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo Mundo, BTN (formerly Big Ten Network), FOX College Sports, FOX Soccer Plus, YES, and several other regional sports networks.
Mr. Biard joined Fox as Director of Affiliate Business Affairs (2000-2001) and was promoted to Vice President of Affiliate Business Affairs (2001-2002) before transitioning to National Accounts in 2002. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, National Accounts in 2006 and assumed the role as head of national accounts in 2007, including affiliate business affairs. He was promoted to Executive Vice President, Distribution in January 2010, assuming oversight of Fox's digital distribution efforts (including "TV Everywhere" initiatives and video-on-demand).
Before joining Fox Networks, Mr. Biard was a practicing attorney. He is a graduate of Columbia University (New York) and Loyola Law School (Los Angeles).
Board of Directors | T. Howard Foundation ..., 5 Nov 2014 [cached]
MICHAEL BIARD President, Distribution Fox Networks
Mike Biard President ..., 25 Dec 2014 [cached]
Mike Biard President of Distribution Fox Networks
"She dove in and went to ..., 1 Oct 2014 [cached]
"She dove in and went to extraordinary lengths to help close the deal," remembers her boss, Michael Biard, president of distribution at Fox Networks.
Biard, for one, is impressed: "Jessica really has forged a trail in balancing an extraordinarily demanding job with an even more demanding personal life.
Mike Biard, President of ..., 25 April 2014 [cached]
Mike Biard, President of Distribution, Fox Networks
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