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Sarah Harden currently holds the position of Group Director, Partnerships and Development, Asia, News Corporation where she is responsible for Newscorp's JV's across Asia and for identifying and pursuing business development opportunities in the region.
In her prior role, Harden held the role of Senior Vice President of Business Development for Fox Networks Group and was responsible for working on the development of various strategic initiatives across Fox's networks portfolio (comprising Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX), FOX Sports, and the company's national and regional cable programming services) including M&A, development and rollout of new business opportunities, and joint venture negotiations.
Harden joined Fox from Ascent Media (a Liberty Media Company), a leading creative services and media operations provider, where she spent five years, most recently as VP, Strategic Development, identifying and driving various growth initiatives for Ascent's Network Services division in the US, UK and Asia. Prior to that she was VP, Business Development at Linkscape software and began her career as a Senior Associate with The Boston Consulting Group.
Harden is a graduate of University of Melbourne and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School where she graduated as a Baker Scholar.Â She is married with three young children.