James Murdoch to quit Sothebys board – UPI.com

by peterjukes

ONDON, March 17 UPI — James Murdoch, the second son of News Corp. founder Rupert Murdoch, is resigning from the board of auction house Sothebys, a regulatory filing said.Murdoch, who has already stepped down from board positions at GlaxoSmithKline and from News Corp.s newspaper business, News International, was under pressure to resign, the Financial Times reported Saturday.A Sothebys investor group, CtW, had said it was lobbying to have Murdoch step down and seeking votes to have him ousted at the companys annual meeting in May.

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