UPDATE 2-DirecTV president to leave after News Corp closing

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(Adds Austin details) NEW YORK, Nov 21 (Reuters) - DirecTV on Friday said President Roxanne Austin will leave the company after News Corp. completes its takeover of the No. 1 satellite television service's parent, Hughes Electronics Corp. . News Corp. is expected to name Mitchell Stern, chief executive of its Fox television stations unit, to replace Austin, a source familiar with the matter said. "Austin made it clear that her aspirations were to become a chairwoman," the source said. ...

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