Report: Rupert Murdoch’s son James in line to succeed Elon Musk as Tesla chairman

James Murdoch Tesla chairman

It looks like James Murdoch, the chief executive of 21st Century Fox and the son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, is the favored candidate to replace Elon Musk as chairman of Tesla.

That's according to a report today in the Financial Times, which also includes remarks Murdoch gave recently about Elon at a Goldman Sachs conference. Speaking during the event about his time as a member of Tesla's board, Murdoch said: “It’s been a really fascinating experience. What’s exciting about the company and about Elon is the goals are so audacious. He’s an entrepreneur who has some really audacious goals about what can be created and what can be settled for.”

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