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Mr. Michael W. Biard

Wrong Michael W. Biard?

President, Distribution

Fox Networks
Fox Cable Networks
1440 South Sepulvada Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90025
United States

 
Background

Employment History

Education

  • Loyola Law School
  • Columbia University
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MICHAEL BIARD PROMOTED TO ...
www.21cf.com, 21 Oct 2013 [cached]
MICHAEL BIARD PROMOTED TO PRESIDENT, DISTRIBUTION FOR FOX NETWORKS 21st Century Fox
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MICHAEL BIARD PROMOTED TO PRESIDENT, DISTRIBUTION FOR FOX NETWORKS
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.
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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.
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"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.
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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).
Michael Biard rises to ...
www.medialifemagazine.com, 20 Sept 2013 [cached]
Michael Biard rises to president of distribution at Fox Networks
Executives now reporting directly to ...
www.hollywoodreporter.com, 28 Oct 2013 [cached]
Executives now reporting directly to Freer are Michael Biard, president, distribution, Fox Networks; Toby Byrne, president, national ad sales, Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox Sports Media Group; Lou LaTorre, president, advertising sales, Fox Cable Entertainment Networks, Fox Hispanic Media Group; and Kyle Sherman, executive vp, home team sports.
Fox Networks | Cable Network Programming | 21st Century Fox
www.21cf.com, 12 Feb 2013 [cached]
MICHAEL BIARD PROMOTED TO PRESIDENT, DISTRIBUTION FOR FOX NETWORKS
As a result of the appointment, ...
variety.com, 28 Oct 2013 [cached]
As a result of the appointment, the following executives now report to Freer: Michael Biard, president, distribution, Fox Networks; Toby Byrne, president, national ad sales, Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox Sports Media Group; Lou LaTorre, president, advertising sales, Fox Cable Entertainment Networks, Fox Hispanic Media Group; and Kyle Sherman, exec veep, Home Team Sports.
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