|Born||1954 (age 59–60)
|Education||Colgate University Harvard University|
|Occupation||COO and Deputy Chairman of News Corporation, executive, businessperson|
Early career with Fox
Carey first came to work with Fox, a News Corp holding, in 1988. Over the course of the following decade he served as COO of Fox, Inc., and CEO of Fox Broadcasting. During this time he helped launch both Fox Sports and FoxNews. He also served as co-COO of News Corporation, along with Peter Chernin.
During the time that Carey was working for News Corp, News Corp obtained controlling interest in Hughes Electronics, which at the time owned DirecTV, a satellite TV provider. Carey had already served on the DirecTV board of directors, and in 2003, Carey was chosen as DirecTV CEO.
At DirecTV, Carey had plans to add 1 million new subscribers a year, and had met that goal when he left the company six years later. By all accounts, Carey's tenure at DirecTV was considered successful, bringing the company back to profitability.
Return to News Corporation
In June, 2009, it was announced that Carey would be leaving DirecTV and returning to News Corp. He assumed the posts of President and COO that had been held by Chernin, as well as the post of Deputy Chairman.
- Executive profile at Bloomberg Businessweek
- Profile and collected coverage at Forbes
- Collected coverage at The Wall Street Journal
- Chase Carey at the Internet Movie Database
- Campaign contributions at Newsmeat.com and at FundRace