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Dirk Woessner leaving Rogers

telecom | 07/18/2017 5:34 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc.’s president of consumer business, Dirk Woessner, is leaving the company and is headed back to Deutsche Telekom AG (DT). A Rogers spokesperson confirmed in an email that Woessner will leave the company at the end of November and that Rogers is searching for a successor. It was only last month that Rogers said Woessner would take over its expanded consumer unit. "This is a great opportunity for Dirk to return home to Germany and take on an expanded role. He has made tremendous contributions...

Rogers reorganizes consumer unit, two execs leaving

telecom | 06/20/2017 6:28 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc.’s chief customer officer, Deepak Khandelwal, and chief brand officer Dale Hooper have decided to leave the company, as those two departments get rolled into a single unit, Rogers said. The new consumer unit will include the previous customer experience, consumer business and brand divisions, it said. Khandelwal and Hooper will depart by the end of June and the expanded consumer unit will be headed by Dirk Woessner, the company said. There will also be other changes to the executive line-up. Lisa Durocher has been named to the newly-created role of chief...

Rogers, Bell step up activity in 4K

Media | 01/18/2016 11:22 pm EST

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. on Monday told a group of about 15 invited journalists that it sees a bright future in 4K television, while BCE Inc. announced that it was making a 4K set-top box available to customers of its Fibe TV service. Rogers, last week, began its involvement of 4K broadcasting with an NBA basketball game between the...

Rogers appoints Dirk Woessner to head consumer division

Media | 01/19/2015 6:05 pm EST

Rogers Communications Inc. announced Monday that Dirk Woessner, formerly of Deutsche Telekom AG, has been appointed to head the consumer side of its business. Rogers CEO Guy Laurence reorganized the...