Cable & Telecom

Rogers chair Gar Emerson steps down

TORONTO – Garfield Emerson, the chair of the Rogers Communications Inc. board of directors, is resigning as chairman after 13 years in the position, the company announced today. Emerson, who is also stepping down as a director, is being replaced by Alan Horn, currently RCI’s chief financial officer, as a director and the chair of the board. Horn will be replaced as CFO by Bill Linton, who is currently Rogers’ executive vice president. RCI also announced that current board member Peter Godsoe will become the board’s lead director. Ted Rogers paid tribute to Emerson. “Gar has been an excellent chairman...