Cable & Telecom

Randy Elliot to retire from Shaw; colleagues sing his praises

CALGARY – Longtime Shaw Cable executive Randy Elliot will be retiring on Oct. 31, 2005, company CEO Jim Shaw announced yesterday. Elliot (right), currently Senior Vice-President of Technical Operations, joined Shaw in 1971, becoming the first person hired to look after the company’s technical aspects. Colleagues were quick to say how he’s made a huge contribution to the industry. “He’s been contributing to the rapid expansion of technology in the cable industry: telephones, data, digital, high definition, and fibre,” says Dick Green, president and CEO of Cable Television Laboratories, the research consortium for the cable industry. Elliot has been on...