Cable & Telecom

Pelley leaving Rogers to head up European golf tour

TORONTO – Rogers Media president Keith Pelley is leaving the media giant this summer to become the new Commissioner and CEO of The European Tour, a global golf tour featuring 48 events in 26 countries.During his five year tenure, Pelley (pictured) is credited with reorganizing the company’s media division; leading the push to digital across its publishing brands; launching shomi and Next Issue in Canada; launching Sportsnet magazine; and expanding the reach of the company's TV assets.A search for Pelley's successor will begin and details on his exact departure date will be announced later.  He will remain president of Rogers Media...