The Lawyer Behind The Throne At Fox

Even before the company’s CEO, Lachlan Murdoch, moved to Australia, Viet Dinh was seen as Fox’s power center.

Fox Taps Viet Dinh For Top Legal Role

Viet D. Dinh has been appointed chief legal and policy officer of “New Fox,” the Murdoch-controlled entity that will be spun off after most of 21st Century Fox is acquired by Disney. Dinh recently stepped down as an independent director on the board of 21st Century Fox. The new Fox portfolio will consist of the Fox broadcast network, FS1, Fox News and the company’s portfolio of television stations.