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Cable & Telecom, Radio & Television

Crisis at Rogers: Martha Rogers promises “we’ll spend every penny defending the company” (UPDATED)

With two overlapping boards, observers left to wonder, who’s in charge? – Staff TORONTO – While the son of the company founder announced late Friday he has created a new board of directors to take charge of Rogers Communications, the existing board and its senior executives are insisting they will not stand down and that the new board announced by Edward Rogers is illegal. The company has been gripped by scandal for nearly a month now as Edward has been trying to remove CEO Joe Natale and several other corporate leaders (The Globe and Mail originally broke the story). The RCI… Continue Reading

Cable & Telecom, Radio & Television

Reports detail battle for control of Rogers

Bloomberg says company chairman wanted up to nine senior executives gone TORONTO – Rogers CFO Tony Staffieri left the company due to “a high-level power struggle” during which the company’s chairman attempted to unseat the company’s CEO, the Globe and Mail reported last Friday. Staffieri’s abrupt departure from Rogers was announced by the company on Sept. 29. No explanation was given at the time. The Globe and Mail has since reported unidentified sources said Staffieri had developed a close relationship with Rogers chairman Edward Rogers, had ambitions to be CEO and “frequently butted heads” with Joe Natale, the company’s current… Continue Reading

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.