News Corp Australia (News Corp) has confirmed that it will be expanding into New Zealand, and that its hiring of 5,000 people.
It said it had the highest-growth in its US and UK business in 20 years.
“The announcement that we are relocating our operations in New Zealand will see us increase our global footprint by more than 100,000 employees,” CEO Andrew Rossiter said in a statement.
The announcement came after News Corp’s US investment arm, MediaVentures, said it was adding an additional 50,000 jobs over the next three years. “
Our focus on New Zealand and our commitment to supporting our New Zealand employees will help us continue to deliver high-quality, highly-skilled jobs for our people and to continue to grow our operations.”
The announcement came after News Corp’s US investment arm, MediaVentures, said it was adding an additional 50,000 jobs over the next three years.
It had previously said it planned to hire 1,000 additional staff over the same period.
In India, it is looking to boost its presence with a new investment into a retail store chain.
The new job will bring News Corp into a “strong and growing presence in India”, according to News Corp India CEO and co-founder Lakshmi Mittal.
He said News Corp had also hired about 2,000 staff in India in the past year.
“In the last two years, we have doubled our workforce in India and now we are adding a fourth.
We expect the addition of this additional staff to double our global workforce,” he said.
News Corp’s decision to open an office in India came after it announced plans to expand into the country last year.
It plans to open more than 200 stores by the end of 2019.
More to come.