As of March 1, 2019, Mike Nelson is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Fox Television Stations (FTS) where he is a key member of the senior executive leadership team that oversees 28 stations in the nation’s major markets. As CFO, Mike is responsible for all financial functions for FTS and reports to Jack Abernethy, Chief Executive Officer of FTS.
Previously, Mike was a 26-year veteran of the film studio finance team. He most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Twentieth Century Fox Film where he managed all finance responsibilities, including theatrical, home entertainment, television distribution, deal analysis, production, technology, accounting and corporate compliance. Prior to this, Mike served as Executive Vice President and Controller for Twentieth Century Fox Film. Mike began his career as an auditor at Coopers & Lybrand in Los Angeles, CA and is a graduate of UCLA holding a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics.