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In that role, Biard will oversee all distribution strategy for Fox's 45 national and regional networks including Fox Broadcasting and cable channels FX and
Biard will also oversee distribution efforts for Fox's online, video-on-demand, mobile and other new platforms.
Biard succeeds Mike Hopkins who left the post to become the new chief executive of Hulu, the online video site that is co-owned by 21st Century Fox,
A former lawyer, Biard first joined Fox in 2000 as director of affiliate business affairs and then began climbing the ranks of Fox's distribution unit. He most recently was executive vice president of distribution.
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