Benjamin Hope joins Fox group


Benjamin Hope has joined Fox Networks Group as senior vp information technology and chief information officer.

Hope, who comes from NBC Universal, will focus on finding technology solutions for the group's business information needs and strategies for systems development, hardware acquisition and integration. He will report to Del Mayberry, executive vp and CFO at Fox Networks Group.

"Ben has an impressive track record in both data analysis and systems implementation," Mayberry said. "He's a proven leader who has developed innovative techniques for information gathering."

Hope spent the past 12 years at NBC/Universal after joining the network in 1996 as director of financial planning and analysis. He rose to senior vp entertainment systems for all NBC/Universal entities.