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Rogers Communications Inc (RCIb.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Edward Rogers

48 2018 Chairman of the Board

Joseph Natale

54 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Philip Lind

74 2014 Vice Chairman of the Board

Melinda Rogers

46 2018 Deputy Chairman of the Board

Anthony Staffieri

2012 Chief Financial Officer

Roderick Brace

2015 President - Media Business Unit

Philip Hartling

2017 Interim President, Consumer

Dean Prevost

2017 President - Enterprise

James Reid

2014 Chief Human Resource Officer

Jorge Fernandes

2018 Chief Technology Officer

John Hill

2017 Chief Information Officer

Lisa Durocher

2017 Chief Digital Officer

David Miller

68 2017 Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer and Secretary

Loretta Rogers

78 1979 Director

Martha Rogers

45 2008 Director

Bonnie Brooks

64 2015 Independent Director

Robert Burgess

60 2016 Independent Director

John Clappison

71 2006 Independent Director

Robert Depatie

59 2017 Independent Director

Robert Gemmell

61 2017 Independent Director

John MacDonald

64 2012 Independent Director

Isabelle Marcoux

48 2008 Independent Director

David Peterson

74 1991 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Edward Rogers

Mr. Edward Samuel Rogers serves as Chairman of the Board of Rogers Communications Inc. Mr. Rogers has served as Chair of the Board of RCI since January 2018. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Chair of RCI from September 2009. Mr. Rogers is also Chair of Rogers Bank, Chair of the Toronto Blue Jays and is on the Board of Directors of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Cablelabs and the Toronto Sick Kids Foundation. He is the Rogers Control Trust Chair and a member of the Advisory Committee of the Rogers Control Trust8. Mr. Rogers served in various management positions at Rogers Communications for over twenty years, including as President & Chief Executive Officer of Rogers Cable Inc. from 2003 to 2009. After graduating from the University of Western Ontario, Mr. Rogers spent three years with Comcast Corporation. Mr. Rogers was a member of the Economic Council of Canada from 2010 to 2013

Joseph Natale

Mr. Joseph M. Natale serves as Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Natale became President and Chief Executive Officer of RCI on April 19, 2017. Previously, Mr. Natale was President and CEO at Telus Corporation from 2014 to 2015. Mr. Natale first joined Telus Corporation in 2003, holding a number of senior positions including President of Enterprise Solutions, President of Consumer Solutions and Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to 2003, Mr. Natale held successive senior leadership roles within KPMG Consulting, which he joined after it acquired the company he co-founded, PNO Management Consultants Inc., in 1997. Mr. Natale holds a BASc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

Philip Lind

Dr. Philip Bridgman Lind, Ph.D., serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Rogers Communications Inc. Dr. Lind serves as Vice-Chairman of the Company and is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Rogers Control Trust7. Mr. Lind joined the Company in 1969 as Programming Chief and has served as Secretary of the Board and Senior Vice President, Programming and Planning. Dr. Lind is also Chairman of the Board of the CCPTA (Channel 17, WNED) and a director of the Atlantic Salmon Federation, Vancouver Art Gallery Board, Art Gallery of Ontario and The US Cable Center, Denver. Dr. Lind holds a B.A. (Political Science and Sociology) from the University of British Columbia and a M.A. (Political Science) from the University of Rochester. In 2002, he received a LL.D, honoris causa, from the University of British Columbia. In 2002, Dr. Lind was appointed to the Order of Canada. In 2012, he was inducted into the U.S. Cable Hall of Fame, the third Canadian to be so honoured.

Melinda Rogers

Ms. Melinda Mary Rogers serves as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Rogers Communications Inc. Ms. Rogers has been a director of RCI since May 2002. Ms. Rogers is the Vice Chair of the Rogers Control Trust8 and has been the Founder of Rogers Venture Partners since September 2011. Ms. Rogers was appointed a director of Rogers Bank on December 31, 2017. Ms. Rogers is Chair of the Jays Care Foundation and Chair of Texture by Next Issue Media LLC. Ms. Rogers served as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Development from 2006 to 2014. Ms. Rogers joined RCI in 2000 as Vice President, Venture Investments and served as Vice President, Strategic Planning & Venture Investments from 2004 to 2006. Ms. Rogers is a director of Right to Play International, and on the Advisory Council of the Rotman School of Management. Ms. Rogers holds a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and a M.B.A. from Joseph L. Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto

Anthony Staffieri

Mr. Anthony Staffieri, FCPA, FCA, serves as Chief Financial Officer of Rogers Communications Inc. He has been our Chief Financial Officer since April 2012. Prior to joining Rogers, Mr. Staffieri was Senior Vice President, Finance for Bell Canada Enterprises. He joined BCE in 2005 from Celestica International Inc., where he served in various senior executive roles from 1999 to 2005. Mr. Staffieri was a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he began his career, leaving the firm in 1999 to join the executive leadership team of his then client Celestica. Mr. Staffieri serves as a board member for several of the Company’s subsidiaries and affiliates including Rogers Bank, the Toronto Blue Jays, and MLSE. He also serves Ryerson University as a member of their Board of Governors and Vice Chair of their Finance Committee. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant, as well as a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario. Mr. Staffieri holds a B.B.A. from the Schulich School of Business.

Roderick Brace

Mr. Roderick A. Brace serves as President - Media Business Unit of Rogers Communications Inc since August 2015. Mr. Brace is responsible for driving strategy and overseeing operations for the company’s robust portfolio of media assets. Mr. Brace is an accomplished business leader and innovative pioneer with more than 40 years of experience in the media industry. Prior to joining Rogers, Mr. Brace was with Bell Media/CTVglobemedia for 13 years in senior leadership roles, including President of CTV and President of Specialty TV, until December 2013. Mr. Brace is Chair of the Advisory Council for the Rick Hansen Foundation, Trustee of the Canadian Wildlife Foundation, and a director of the Jays Care Foundation. He also serves on the President’s Council of Ryerson University, his alma mater, where he earned a Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree in 1972.

Philip Hartling

Mr. Philip J. Hartling serves as Interim President, Consumer of the company since December 2017. Mr. Hartling is responsible for the Company’s Consumer wireless and residential business, including strategy, product development, marketing, customer experience, sales channels and customer care operations, pricing and customer base management. Between 2005 and 2017, Mr. Hartling has held various senior leadership positions within Rogers, in both operational and strategic functions. Most recently, Mr. Hartling was Senior Vice President, Commercial Strategy since November 2015, accountable for driving success in value management, pricing, and customer investment. Mr. Hartling joined the Company in 2005 when it acquired Sprint Canada, where he held a number of senior positions in marketing, sales and customer service since August 2000, including the role of SVP, Consumer Services. Mr. Hartling holds a MPA and a B.Comm from Dalhousie University.

Dean Prevost

Mr. Dean L. Prevost serves as President - Enterprise of the company Since September 2017. Mr. Prevost is responsible for delivering wireless, wireline and data centre products and solutions to small, medium, large and public sector businesses across Canada. Prior to joining Rogers, Mr. Prevost was at Hi-Pro Feeds, where he was CEO from 2014 to 2017. Mr. Prevost held various senior executive positions at AT&T Canada/MTS Allstream from 1997 to 2013, including five years as President from 2009 to 2013. Mr. Prevost is the Chair of the Board of Trustees for JUMP Math, a charitable organization that helps children love and succeed at math. Mr. Prevost holds a M.B.A. from Harvard University and a B.Comm with distinction from the University of Calgary.

James Reid

Mr. James M. Reid serves as Chief Human Resources Officer of Rogers Communications Inc. He was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer in August 2011. Mr. Reid is responsible for shaping the talent, culture, and engagement strategy at Rogers. Prior to joining Rogers, Mr. Reid was Head of Global Human Resources at both Husky Injection Molding Systems and MDS Inc. He also served as an officer and pilot in the Canadian Armed Forces. Mr. Reid holds a B.Sc. from the Royal Roads Military College and M.B.A. from McMaster University.

Jorge Fernandes

Mr. Jorge Fernandes serves as Chief Technology Officer of the company since February 2018. Mr. Fernandes is responsible for the planning, design, engineering, implementation and operations of the Rogers wireless and wireline networks. Prior to joining Rogers, Mr. Fernandes was Chief Technology Officer at Vodafone, U.K. from January 2015 to January 2018. Before that, Mr. Fernandes was Chief Technology Officer and a board member of Vodafone Turkey from November 2011 to December 2014 and Chief Technology Officer and a board member of Vodafone Portugal from November 2008 to October 2011. Between 2002 and 2008, Mr. Fernandes held various director-level positions within Vodafone’s operating companies in Portugal and the U.K. Mr. Fernandes holds a Licentiate degree in Economics and Business Management from Autonomous University of Lisbon and he completed the Católica Lisbon/Kellogg School of Management Advanced Management Program.

John Hill

Mr. John A. Hill serves as Chief Information Officer of the company since since December 2017 after first joining the company in 2016 as Senior Vice President, Consumer IT. Mr. Hill leads a team of IT professionals who are accountable for operational IT plans across the business and play a critical role in the delivery of the company’s customer experience and growth agenda. Prior to joining Rogers, Mr. Hill was the Chief Information Security Officer at Enbridge Pipelines from 2014 to 2015. Mr. Hill was the Vice President of High Tech and Communications at Capgemini Consulting in 2014 and, prior to that, he was the Chief Information Officer at SaskTel from 2008 to 2013. Mr. Hill holds a B.Sc.E.E. from the University of Saskatchewan. Mr. Hill is currently a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA

Lisa Durocher

Ms. Lisa L. Durocher serves as Chief Digital Officer of the company since June 2017. Ms. Durocher was previously Senior Vice President of Digital from August 2016 to June 2017. Ms. Durocher is responsible for the company’s digital strategy, design, planning and development for all digital platforms across consumer and enterprise. Prior to joining Rogers, Ms. Durocher was at American Express in New York City, where she held several senior leadership positions from 2002 to 2016, most recently SVP of Charge and Benefits from June 2013 to August 2016. Ms. Durocher holds an HBA degree from Wilfred Laurier University.

David Miller

Mr. David P. Miller serves as Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer and Secretary of Rogers Communications Inc. He was appointed our Chief Legal Officer and Secretary in May 2014. Mr. Miller is responsible for providing expert legal advice, ombudsman, and corporate support to the Company. He was previously Vice President, General Counsel of RCI since 1987 and Secretary of RCI since 2002. He is a director of CI Financial Corp. and a member of the Advisory Board of Atlantic Packaging Limited. Mr. Miller holds a B. Comm. and both Civil and Common Law degrees from McGill University.

Loretta Rogers

Mrs. Loretta Anne Rogers serves as Director of Rogers Communications Inc. Mrs. Rogers serves as a corporate director and is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Rogers Control Trust7. Mrs. Rogers is the former President of the Canadian Lyford Cay Foundation and remains a Board member, and sits on the Board of the American Lyford Cay Foundation. Mrs. Rogers is also a member of the Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation and The Bateman Foundation. Mrs. Rogers holds a B.A. from the University of Miami, an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Western Ontario, and an honorary Doctor of Laws from Ryerson University.

Martha Rogers

Ms. Martha Loretta Rogers serves as Director of Rogers Communications Inc. Ms. Rogers is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Rogers Control Trust7 and previously served as a director of Rogers Wireless Communications Inc. and Rogers Media Inc. She holds a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario. Ms. Rogers serves on several charitable boards including as Chair of The Rogers Foundation, and as a director of the Canadian Lyford Cay Foundation, a member of the Advisory Board of Artists for Peace and Justice, and is Chair of Global Poverty Project Canada.

Bonnie Brooks

Ms. Bonnie R. Brooks serves as Independent Director of the company. Ms. Brooks has more than 30 years of executive leadership in media, marketing, and merchandising. Most recently, Ms. Brooks was the Vice Chairman of Hudson’s Bay Company (Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord and Taylor USA, Kaufhof Galleria Germany, and Hudson’s Bay Canada) from February 2014 to December 2016. Ms. Brooks joined Hudson’s Bay in September 2008 as CEO and President and, in January 2012, was appointed President of Hudson’s Bay Company for both Hudson’s Bay and Lord and Taylor in the US. Ms. Brooks is the former Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Ontario Museum. Ms. Brooks is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her role in philanthropy and in supporting the Canadian Olympic Association and in December 2016, Ms. Brooks was appointed to the Order of Canada. Ms. Brooks holds a M.B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and three honorary Doctorate Degrees from Canadian universities.

Robert Burgess

Mr. Robert Kenneth Burgess serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Burgess has been a director of RCI since April 2016. Mr. Burgess has been an independent consultant since December 2005. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Macromedia, Inc., a provider of Internet and multimedia software, from November 1996 to January 2005. Mr. Burgess also served on the Board of Directors of Macromedia commencing November 1996, was Chairman of the Board commencing July 1998 and was Executive Chairman commencing January 2005, until December 2005 when Micromedia, Inc. was acquired by Adobe Systems Incorporated. Mr. Burgess holds a B.Com. and an honorary Doctor of Laws from McMaster University.

John Clappison

Mr. John Henry Clappison FCPA, CPA, serves as Independent Director of Rogers Communications Inc.r. Mr. Clappison was also appointed a director of Rogers Bank in April 2013. Mr. Clappison joined the firm of Price Waterhouse in 1968. He became a Partner of the firm in 1980 and in 1990 became Managing Partner of the Greater Toronto Area office, a position he continued to hold after the merger of Price Waterhouse with Coopers & Lybrand to form PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1998, until he retired in 2005. Mr. Clappison is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

Robert Depatie

Mr. Robert Depatie serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Depatie was President of Groupe St-Hubert from February 2015 to June 2015. Mr. Depatie was President and CEO of Quebecor Inc. and Quebecor Media Inc. from May 2013 to April 2014, as well as President and CEO of Vidéotron ltée from June 2003 to May 2013. He joined Vidéotron ltée in December 2001 as Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Customer Service. Prior to joining Vidéotron ltée, Mr. Dépatie held many senior positions in the food distribution industry, including President of Distributions Alimentaires Le Marquis/Planters and Executive VP at Heinz Canada from 1993 to 1998.

Robert Gemmell

Mr. Robert Joseph Gemmell serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Gemmell, now retired, spent 25 years as an investment banker in the United States and in Canada. Most recently, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup Global Markets Canada and its predecessor companies (Salomon Brothers Canada and Salomon Smith Barney Canada) from 1996 to 2008. In addition, he was a member of the Global Operating Committee of Citigroup Global Markets from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Gemmell holds a B.A. from Cornell University, a LL.B from Osgoode Hall Law School and a M.B.A. from Schulich School of Business

John MacDonald

Mr. John A. MacDonald serves as Independent Director of Rogers Communications Inc. Mr. MacDonald is an experienced senior executive who has worked at some of Canada’s largest technology organizations. Mr. MacDonald was President, Enterprise Division of MTS Allstream when he retired in December 2008. In November 2002, Mr. MacDonald joined AT&T Canada as President and Chief Operating Officer. The company was re-branded Allstream in 2003 and was subsequently acquired by MTS the following year. Mr. MacDonald joined Bell Canada as Chief Technology Officer in 1994 and retired from Bell in 1999 as President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to his work at Bell, he spent 18 years at NBTel, rising to the position of Chief Executive Officer in 1994. Mr. MacDonald is also a director of BookJane Inc. Mr. MacDonald holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Dalhousie University and a B.A. in Engineering from the Technical University of Nova Scotia.

Isabelle Marcoux

Ms. Isabelle Marcoux serves as Independent Director of Rogers Communications Inc. Ms. Marcoux is Chair of Transcontinental Inc., a major Canadian printing, publishing and flexible packaging company, and was previously Vice Chair from 2007 and Vice President, Corporate Development from 2004. Between 1997 and 2004, Ms. Marcoux held the positions of Director, Mergers and Acquisitions and Legal Counsel and Assistant Secretary at Transcontinental Inc. Prior to joining Transcontinental Inc., Ms. Marcoux practiced corporate and securities law at McCarthy Tétrault LLP. Ms. Marcoux serves as a director of the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation. In 2016 Ms. Marcoux was co-chair of Centraide of Greater Montreal’s campaign, one of the largest annual fund drives in Quebec. In 2016 Ms. Marcoux was awarded the Medal of the National Assembly in Quebec, recognizing the impact of her continuous community involvement and was also recognized as one of Canada’s 100 most powerful women by the Women’s Executive Network. Ms. Marcoux was awarded the Visionary Award for Strategic Leadership presented by the Women Corporate Directors Foundation for 2017. Ms. Marcoux holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Sciences and a B.A. in Civil Law, both from McGill University.

David Peterson

The Hon. David Robert Peterson, P.C., QC., serves as Independent Director of Rogers Communications Inc. Mr. Peterson is Chairman Emeritus of the law firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP. Mr. Peterson is Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Toronto and also a director of St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation in Toronto. Mr. Peterson holds a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and a LL.B. from the University of Toronto, was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1969, appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1980, and summoned by Her Majesty to the Privy Council in 1992. Mr. Peterson served as Premier of the Province of Ontario from 1985 to 1990.