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Our Board of Directors.

Our Board of Directors are accountable for all aspects of our business, including governance and financial results, to ensure we deliver the best for our stakeholders.

  • Bonnie R. Brooks CM

    Company Director

    Ms. Brooks has more than 30 years of executive leadership in retail, customer service, product, and marketing in North America, Asia and the United Kingdom. Most recently, Ms. Brooks was the Vice Chair 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.

    Corporate Governance Committee
    Human Resources Committee
    Pension Committee
  • John H. Clappison FCPA, FCA

    Company Director, Lead Director, Audit Committee Chair

    Mr. Clappison has served as Lead Director of the Company since April 2018. Mr. Clappison was 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.

    Audit and Risk Committee
    Corporate Governance Committee
    Executive Committee
  • Robert Dépatie

    Company Director

    Mr. Dépatie has been the strategic advisor for Robert Depatie & Associates Inc. since July 2015. Prior to that, from February 2015 to June 2015, Mr. Dépatie was President of Groupe St-Hubert. Mr. Dépatie 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 Vice President at Heinz Canada from 1993 to 1998.

    Corporate Governance Committee
    Human Resources Committee
    Nominating Committee
  • Robert J. Gemmell

    Company Director

    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.

    Audit and Risk Committee
    Finance Committee
    Pension Committee
  • Alan D. Horn CPA, CA

    Company Director, Pension Committee Chair

    Mr. Horn is President and Chief Executive Officer of Rogers Telecommunications Limited and certain private companies that control RCI. Mr. Horn served as Chair of the Board of RCI from March 2006 to December 2017. Mr. Horn also served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from October 2016 to April 2017 and from October 2008 to March 2009. Mr. Horn was a director of Rogers Bank from April 2013 to December 2017. Mr. Horn served as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company from September 1996 to March 2006. Mr. Horn, a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant, is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Rogers Control Trust. Mr. Horn received a B.Sc. with First Class Honours in Mathematics from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

    Executive Committee
    Finance Committee
    Pension Committee
  • Ellis Jacob

    Company Director

    Mr. Jacob has more than 30 years’ experience in the motion picture exhibition industry. Mr. Jacob has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cineplex Inc. since 2003. Mr. Jacob was previously Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Galaxy Entertainment Inc. from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Jacob is member of the board of ASM Global, Baycrest Centre for Geriatrics, the Movie Theatre Association of Canada and the Toronto International Film Festival. In addition, Mr. Jacob is the chairman of the National Association of Theater Owners, a founding director of the Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation and a member of the Board of Governors for Mount Sinai Hospital. Mr. Jacob is a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant, Fellow Chartered Accountant, and Fellow Certified Management Accountant. He holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. In 2010, Mr. Jacob was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada, in 2013 he was recognized as Canada’s Most Innovative CEO by Canadian Business, in 2014 he was recognized as Canada’s Most Admired CEO, Enterprise, by Waterstone Human Capital and in 2019 he received the ICTA Global Cinema Innovation Award. Mr. Jacob holds a M.B.A. from the Schulich School of Business.

    Audit and Risk Committee

  • Philip B. Lind CM

    Company Director, Vice Chair

    Mr. Lind serves as Vice Chair of the Board of the Company and is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Rogers Control Trust. 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. Mr. Lind is also Chairman of the Board of the CCPTA (Channel 17, WNED) and a director of the Atlantic Salmon Federation, Vancouver Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Ontario and The US Cable Center, Denver. Mr. 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, Mr. 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.

  • John A. MacDonald

    Company Director

    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.

    Audit and Risk Committee
    Human Resources Committee
    Nominating Committee
  • Isabelle Marcoux

    Company Director, Human Resources Committee Chair

    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 various senior positions within Transcontinental Inc. Prior to joining Transcontinental Inc., Ms. Marcoux practiced corporate and securities law at McCarthy Tétrault LLP. Ms. Marcoux has been a director of the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation since 2015. In 2018, Ms. Marcoux became a member of the Advisory Board of McGill University’s Faculty of Law, and Chair of the Major Donors’ Circle for Centraide of Greater Montreal. Ms. Marcoux joined the “Club des entrepreneurs” of the Quebec Employers Council, recognizing her exceptional contribution to Quebec’s economic development. In 2017, Ms. Marcoux was inducted into the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) Hall of Fame and was awarded the Visionary Award for Strategic Leadership presented by the Women Corporate Directors Foundation. In 2016, Ms. Marcoux was awarded the Medal of the National Assembly in Quebec, recognizing the impact of her continuous community involvement, and was recognized as one of Canada’s 100 most powerful women by the WXN. Ms. Marcoux holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Sciences and a B.A. in Civil Law, both from McGill University.

    Corporate Governance Committee
    Human Resources Committee
  • Joe Natale

    Company Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Natale became President and Chief Executive Officer of RCI on April 19, 2017. Previously, Mr. Natale was at Telus Corporation from 2003 to 2015 where he held a number of senior positions, including President and CEO, Chief Commercial Officer, President Consumer Solutions and President Business Solutions. Prior to 2003, Mr. Natale held successive senior leadership roles within KPMG, 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.

  • The Hon. David R. Peterson PC, QC

    Company Director

    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.

    Nominating Committee
    Pension Committee
  • Edward S. Rogers

    Company Director, Chair of the Board, Finance - Nominating and Executive Committees Chair

    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 Trust. 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.

     

  • Loretta A. Rogers

    Company Director

    Mrs. Rogers serves as a corporate director and is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Rogers Control Trust. 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. Mrs. Rogers holds a B.A. from the University of Miami, an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Western Ontario, an honorary Doctor of Laws from Ryerson University, and an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Toronto.

  • Martha L. Rogers

    Company Director

    Ms. Rogers is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Rogers Control Trust 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.

  • Melinda M. Rogers

    Company Director, Deputy Chair of the Board

    Ms. Rogers has served as Deputy Chair of the Board of RCI since January 2018. Ms. Rogers is the Vice Chair of the Rogers Control Trust and was the Founder of Rogers Venture Partners from September 2011 to November 2018. Ms. Rogers was appointed a director of Rogers Bank on December 31, 2017. Ms. Rogers is Chair of the Jays Care Foundation. 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 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. Ms. Rogers was awarded an honorary doctorate from Huron University College at Western University in November 2018.

    Finance Committee
    Nominating Committee
    Pension Committee