Tony Staffieri replaces Joe Natale as Rogers CEO



TORONTO – Rogers Communications introduced that Joe Natale has left his position as President and CEO of the corporate efficient in the present day. Tony Staffieri has been appointed Interim President and CEO.

“On behalf of the Rogers household, the Board and our 24,000 crew members throughout the nation, I thank Joe for his management and contributions to our firm, together with paving the best way for our future along with Shaw,” stated Edward Rogers, Chair, Rogers Communications. “Whereas Joe is transferring on, we’ve an skilled interim CEO and management crew who will proceed to deal with the enterprise, return to stability, and shutting our transformational merger with Shaw.”

“I’m grateful for the chance to guide Rogers Communications by means of a vital time in its historical past and stay excited in regards to the transformational potential of the Shaw transaction. It has been a privilege to construct a crew of such extraordinary character and skill and I want every of our 24,000 crew members continued success and luck sooner or later,” stated Joe Natale.

Mr. Staffieri has over thirty years of telecom, monetary, media and sports activities expertise, together with over 9 years because the Chief Monetary Officer of Rogers. Previous to becoming a member of Rogers, Tony held senior positions at Bell Canada Enterprises, Celestica Worldwide and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

“Tony is amongst probably the most extremely regarded and seasoned telecommunications executives within the business and was a key a part of the Shaw deal,” stated Edward Rogers. “His unbelievable work ethic, monitor report for outcomes, deal with long-term strategic progress, driving a superb expertise for our clients and workers, and powerful operational execution will serve us nicely. The corporate has an distinctive set of belongings and the Board has full confidence in his capability to guide Rogers throughout this era.”

“It’s a actual privilege and honour to be assuming the position of Interim President and CEO for Rogers and I’m excited to be working on this new position with the Rogers household, the Board, the management crew and our colleagues from coast-to-coast-to-coast,” stated Tony Staffieri. “Rogers has been efficiently constructed over the previous 60 years on account of the laborious work of tens of 1000’s of workers, and I’m trying ahead to constructing on the legacy Ted Rogers established for this firm and for Canada.”

The board has begun a search to determine a everlasting CEO who will proceed to drive our future progress together with our integration with the Shaw crew as soon as the deal closes subsequent 12 months. Tony Staffieri shall be a candidate for this position. The Shaw transaction continues to maneuver ahead as deliberate. On Monday, November 22, 2021 the Rogers and Shaw groups, together with Edward Rogers, will attend the CRTC public listening to.

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