Richard Freudenstein was Chief Executive Officer of Foxtel until April 2016. Prior to this Richard was CEO of News Digital Media (the digital division of News Corp Australia) and The Australian newspaper, and was the Chief Operating Officer at British Sky Broadcasting.
Richard commenced his career as a lawyer in Sydney and New York and transitioned into the media industry with roles at Foxtel, British Sky Broadcasting and News Corporation over 22 years. Richard is currently a director of REA Group Limited, Coles Group Limited and Cricket Australia and was previously a non-executive director of Ten Network Holdings Ltd, Foxtel, ESPN Star Sports and Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad.
Richard is also the Deputy Chancellor of The University of Sydney.