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Our Leadership Team.

Our leaders understand there is a strong connection between the culture they create and the results they deliver. They are driven to delivering the best for Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast.

  • Eric Agius

    Chief Customer Officer

    Eric Agius joined Rogers as Senior Vice President Consumer Channels in 2016 and was appointed Chief Customer Officer on February 3, 2020. He is responsible for shaping a unified customer experience across all our channels and to lead Customer Care, our largest frontline organization.

    An innovative leader in transforming customer service, Eric brings more than 25 years of deep industry knowledge. His prior roles have included General Manager & Senior Vice President of Carter’s Canada, CEO & President of LG Canada, President & GM of Nike Canada and President & GM of Nike Chile & Bolivia.

    Eric has had the privilege of working closely with various charitable and non-profit organizations close to his heart. He has sat on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Science Centre, Covenant House, The Raptors Foundation and most recently The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada. Originally from Toronto, Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts from McMaster University in Hamilton.

  • Lisa Damiani

    Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer

    Lisa Damiani oversees legal, regulatory and government relations at Rogers. Lisa is a strategic leader with a track record of success across a wide variety of complex transactions and negotiations.

    Prior to joining Rogers, Lisa was the EVP, Government Relations and General Counsel of New Gold Inc. a cross-listed public company with multi-jurisdictional operations. She led multi-disciplinary internal teams to successfully complete a variety of M&A transactions, including public company acquisitions, and acquisitions and dispositions of assets and operations around the world. Her portfolio also included government relations and Indigenous affairs. In that capacity, she negotiated five long-term relationship agreements with host First Nations communities and secured critical federal and provincial permits to enable business growth.

    Previously, Lisa was an M&A and corporate finance partner with Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, advising on over US$20 billion in global M&A transactions and over US$10 billion in cross-border debt and equity financings.

    Lisa is widely recognized for her legal and business expertise, including as a leading practitioner of Corporate Law by Best Lawyers in Canada and as a repeatedly recommended lawyer in M&A in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. In recent years, she co-authored a research paper evaluating current contractual terms in mining M&A transactions, spoke as a panelist on the impact of international political risk on access to capital, and served as faculty for various Osgoode continuing education programs. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Toronto.

  • Robert Dépatie

    President & Chief Operating Officer, Home and Business Division

    As President and Chief Operating Officer, Home and Business Division, Robert Dépatie is responsible for delivering a strategic vision and growth plan across Connected Home, Rogers for Business and Customer Experience at Rogers. This includes driving growth and enabling a best-in-class experience for customers across wireless, wireline and large Corporate, Public Sector and Small and Medium Enterprise segments. Robert brings nearly 20 years of executive leadership in telecom and media experience, including four years as a member of the RCI Board of Directors.

    Prior to joining Rogers leadership team, Robert founded Robert Depatie & Associates Inc. where he partnered with companies and leaders across a variety of sectors to create and implement their strategic plans. He held senior leadership positions including President and CEO of Quebecor Inc. and Quebecor Media and President of le Marquis/Planters and Executive Vice-President of Heinz Canada. In 2003, he was named President and CEO of Vidéotron ltée where he quickly put in place a compelling organization-wide vision and strategy to guide the company towards its goal of becoming a Canadian telecommunications leader. His strategy centered around a customer-first focus, and over ten years he delivered significant improvements in customer satisfaction, revenue growth and operating profit.

    Robert is deeply committed to giving back and building up communities, having been actively involved in fundraising for the Maison de réhabilitation Raymonde-Chopin and in the revival of Notman House as an incubator for web and mobile development in Montréal.

  • Lisa Durocher

    EVP, Financial and Emerging Services

    Lisa Durocher leads Financial and Emerging Services at Rogers Communications. As part of the executive leadership team, she oversees Rogers Bank and develops emerging services for the company.

    Prior to this role, Lisa was the Chief Digital Officer at Rogers where she led the digital strategy, design and delivery for digital platforms across the consumer and enterprise businesses. Lisa has been with Rogers since 2016.

    Prior to joining Rogers, Lisa worked at American Express in New York City where she held several senior leadership positions over 15 years including leading global product and marketing organizations in digital payments, charge cards and travel which provided her with experience in mergers and acquisitions, product design and development and general management.

    Lisa is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Business Administration program and also sits on the board of the Rogers Bank.

  • Jorge Fernandes

    Chief Technology and Information Officer

    Jorge Fernandes joined Rogers as Chief Technology and Information Officer in February, 2018. Jorge is responsible for technology across Rogers, leading the strategy, planning, development and operations of the Rogers wireless and wireline networks and IT systems.

    With senior executive leadership experience in the UK, Portugal and Turkey, Jorge brings a strong international perspective to Rogers. Prior to joining, Jorge was Chief Technology Officer at Vodafone, U.K., one of its largest operating companies. He oversaw the IT and Network transformation, leading a team of 4,000 employees delivering wireless, voice, internet and home broadband services to 19 million customers. He also led a Managed Services organization that designs and delivers customized unified communications to the U.K.’s largest enterprise, public and energy sector clients. Prior to that, Jorge was Chief Technology Officer for Vodafone’s operating companies in Portugal and Turkey, where he led end-to-end technology services.

    During his 15-year career at Vodafone, Jorge has gained deep experience in mobile, residential and enterprise services. In both Portugal and the U.K., he oversaw the development and launch of converged technologies including fibre to the home and IPTV. He also delivered the first Mediaroom IPTV service and Fibre to the Home solution for Vodafone in Portugal. He has led the 5G technology strategy for Vodafone in the U.K.

    Jorge started his career as an engineer working for South African companies before joining Cisco, where he worked on network implementation programs for the world’s largest operators. Jorge 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.

  • Phil Hartling

    President, Wireless

    As President, Wireless, Phil Hartling is responsible for the company’s Wireless business, including the Rogers, Fido and chatr brands.

    As a seasoned telecom executive, Phil brings 30 years of deep industry experience in both cable and wireless across a variety of functions, including Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, Provisioning, and Corporate Affairs.

    Phil has been with Rogers for more than 20 years in various leadership roles in both operational and strategic functions. He has a strong track record of delivering profitable growth in the business, instilling operational discipline, and building high performing teams. Most recently, Phil led the company’s service area expansion program, which aims to connect over one million homes and businesses to our world class networks over the next five years. Prior to that, Phil led the Connected Home business.

    Phil holds a Commerce degree and a Masters of Public Administration from Dalhousie University. Phil and his partner Kathy live in Nova Scotia with their many dogs and horses.

  • Ron McKenzie

    President, Rogers for Business

    Ron McKenzie was appointed President, Rogers for Business in June 2021. He is responsible for delivering Wireless, Wireline, IoT, Advanced Services and Data Centre products and solutions to small, medium, large and public sector businesses across Canada.

    Prior to taking on this role, Ron led Technical Operations at Rogers for more than two years where he was responsible for Install, Service & Maintenance, and Technical Support for both Wireless and Wireline. Most recently, he led the acceleration of our Technical Operations transformation during the COVID-19 pandemic to deliver a three-year plan in a matter of weeks – keeping our customers connected and our team members safe.

    Ron has deep roots and expertise in the telecom industry, spanning more than 30 years across Canada and the United States where he has partnered with large scale operators around the globe. Prior to joining Rogers, Ron spent more than 10 years in senior leadership at Shaw Communications in Calgary, including leading operations as the Chief Operating Officer and as the executive lead of Business where he ran the business-to-business operations and delivered significant growth in the organization’s Small-Medium and Enterprise business.

    Ron is a respected leader who truly champions the customer experience. He has extensive experience across operational and network equipment functions, always with a focus on supporting and enabling customers, and creating new services from a customer-centric view.

    Ron graduated with a BASc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto and has attended the CTAM Executive Management programs at Harvard. He is currently Secretary of the Board of Directors – on the executive committee – of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE). In his role on the Board of SCTE, Ron is contributing to the future of connectivity through technological leadership and innovation to help build and give back to the industry.

  • Paulina Molnar

    Interim Chief Financial Officer

    Since joining Rogers in 2005, Paulina has held several roles in the company, most recently as Senior Vice President, Controller and Risk Management.

    With over 26 years telecommunications industry experience including previous roles at Sprint Canada and Deloitte Canada, Paulina is a highly respected executive who values innovation, the power of data, analytics and technology to enable business decisions.

    Paulina is passionate about mentorship and supporting career progression and education for the next generation. A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), she has completed the Rotman Directors Education Program and obtained the Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D designation in 2021. She also holds a Master of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.

    She currently acts as the Chair of Finance & Audit Committee & Treasurer at Chartered Professional Accounts (CPA) Ontario, and sits on the board of Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka (Cancer Support). She lives in Toronto with her husband and children.

  • Dean Prevost

    President, Integration

    Dean Prevost resides in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and was appointed as President, Integration for Rogers on January 6, 2022. In this executive leadership role, Dean is accountable for leading the Rogers organization through the Shaw integration.

    Prior to this, Dean served as President, Rogers Business from September 2017 to June 2021, and President of the Home division from January 2021 to January 2022.

    An industry veteran, Dean spent 17 years at AT&T/MTS Allstream, including five years as President. Dean is a well-respected executive with deep experience in technology and telecom, and a proven track record of delivering operating results.

    Dean came to Rogers from a Birch Hill private equity company, Hi-Pro, where he was CEO for three years, and left after the successful sale to an industry player. Prior to telecom, he worked with a variety of companies driving growth and expansion as a strategy consultant with Monitor Company.

    Dean is the Chair of the Board of Trustees for JUMP Math, a charitable organization that helps children love and succeed at math. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard and a Bachelor of Commerce with distinction, from the University of Calgary.

  • Jim Reid

    Chief Human Resources Officer

    Jim Reid has served as Rogers Chief Human Resources Officer since 2011. He is responsible for shaping the talent, culture and engagement strategy at Rogers.

    With a keen understanding of what it takes to win, Jim has elevated the employee experience agenda by strengthening key programs in the areas of leadership development, frontline training, talent management, and culture. Over the next three years, Jim will lead Rogers’ workplace transformation initiative, enabling the company to become more collaborative, agile and flexible.

    During his tenure, Rogers has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada, a Top Employer for Young People, and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers.

    Jim has more than 20 years of experience leading large, global human resources teams, including Husky Injection Molding Systems and the global health sciences company, MDS Inc. He is a former tactical helicopter pilot in the Canadian Armed Forces and served more than three years in West Germany. Jim holds an MBA from McMaster University and is a graduate of Harvard’s Advanced Management Program.

  • Colette Watson

    President, Rogers Sports & Media

    Colette Watson was appointed President of Rogers Sports & Media in January 2022, responsible for the company’s $2 billion business and approximately 4,000 employees across Canada from a variety of sports and media properties, consisting of 23 conventional and specialty TV channels including Sportsnet, 29 local TV stations, 54 radio stations, 3 OTT services, 2 podcast networks, Today’s Shopping Choice, a multiplatform content studio, and data offerings.

    A leader in Canada’s broadcast industry, Colette Watson has 30 years of experience across programming, regulatory, and communications including a variety of senior roles across Rogers Media, Regulatory and Cable divisions. Most recently, she set the strategic direction for non-sports conventional, specialty, and community television assets and oversaw programming, production, and operations, while innovating the viewer experience with compelling content across multiple platforms.

    Colette is passionate about public affairs, policy and the future of objective journalism in today’s world. In addition to her role at Rogers, she was the President of CPAC, a not for profit, commercial free specialty television channel where she directed her efforts to ensuring that Canadians have access to unfiltered and unbiased coverage of politics, parliament and public affairs.

    A highly respected industry leader, Colette is also a past recipient of the esteemed Trailblazer of the Year award by Canadian Women in Communications.