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Joe Natale to join Rogers next week

Media | 04/13/2017 4:29 pm EDT

After a series of high-profile departures from the company, Rogers Communications Inc. announced Thursday that it will welcome its new president and CEO next week. Former Telus Corp. head Joe Natale will take his seat atop the Rogers perch April 19, months earlier than the timeline given by interim CEO Alan Horn, who announced on a fourth-quarter conference call in January that Natale would join the company in July. Rogers managed to push that date up after it reached a confidential agreement with Telus, according to a Thursday press release....

Frank Boulben to exit Rogers

Media | 04/04/2017 4:38 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc.’s chief strategy officer, Frank Boulben, is leaving the company. Rogers spokesman Andrew Garas said in an email Tuesday Boulben would depart at the end of April. Boulben joined Rogers as part of a reorganization under former CEO Guy Laurence, who left in October 2016. His is the second high-profile departure from Rogers this week, with senior vice-president of public policy Ken Whyte also announcing he is leaving. Laurence’s replacement, former Telus Corp. CEO Joe Natale, is expected to take the helm of the company in July....

CanCon review panel announcement draws mixed reaction

Media | 06/28/2016 9:19 pm EDT

Heritage Canada’s announcement of an expert advisory panel for its review of Canadian content in a digital age, which includes representatives from a number of broadcasters, was met with both praise and...