News | 10/03/2003 4:00 am EDT
Janet Yale has resigned as president and CEO of the Canadian Cable Television Association (CCTA) to take the job of executive VP of government and regulatory affairs at Telus Corp. Effective Oct. 14, she will lead a 60-member team responsible for Telus’ interaction with all levels of government, regulatory and public bodies. Jim Peters, Telus’ executive VP and chief general counsel, has been overseeing the government and regulatory functions since 1999. He will remain in Ottawa to assist Yale with the transition into her new role before moving back to Vancouver to continue his work as Telus’ chief general counsel and corporate secretary. At the CCTA, Michael Hennessy, currently senior VP of regulatory and external affairs, will assume the responsibilities of president of the cable association on an acting basis during the search for a new head. The search committee to find a replacement consists of CCTA chair Dean MacDonald, Rogers Communications Inc. chair and CEO Ted Rogers, Shaw Communications Inc. CEO Jim Shaw, and Cogeco Inc. president and CEO Louis Audet.
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