Rogers Communications Inc.’s media division has appointed Jordan Banks as president, effective September 9, according to a Monday press release. Banks will replace Rick Brace, who was president since 2015 and will retire from Rogers at the end of this year. “Banks’s mandate will include overseeing the current $2 billion Rogers Media business across Sportsnet, Citytv, OMNI Television, Radio, the Toronto Blue Jays and TSC, with a focus on driving growth across sports and local in a digital world,” the release said. Banks has more than 20 years of experience in media, sports and tech, according to the release. He was previously at Facebook Inc. and its subsidiary Instagram, where he was managing director for seven years. Prior to that he was CEO of JumpTV for a year and before that, managing director of Ebay Inc. Canada for seven years. A lawyer by trade who did his legal studies at Osgoode Hall Law School, he was also working in the international business and licensing group for the National Hockey League’s players’ association. “Jordan is a globally respected and transformative digital executive who will build on Rick’s legacy to drive future growth,” Rogers CEO Joe Natale said in the release.