Cable & Telecom

Rogers replaces CTO in wake of nationwide outage

TORONTO – Jorge Fernandes is no longer Rogers Communications’ chief technology and information officer. While no official announcement has been made, the company’s leadership page on its website indicates Ron McKenzie (above) was made the company’s chief technology and information officer in July 2022. A Rogers spokesperson confirmed the change happened yesterday. “Rogers can confirm Jorge Fernandes will be stepping step down from his role as Chief Technology and Information Officer,” reads a statement from the spokesperson. “Effective immediately, Ron McKenzie becomes Chief Technology and Information Officer.” The change comes nearly two weeks after Rogers networks went down across the...

Our industry and COVID-19

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