Our Leadership Team

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

Navdeep Bains
Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
Glenn Brandt
Chief Financial Officer

Glenn Brandt was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Rogers Communications in January 2022. He is a trusted advisor with over 35 years in financial management including extensive experience across corporate finance, raising capital and working with credit rating agencies.

Glenn has been with Rogers for 31 years, most recently as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance where he led Procurement, Supply Chain, Tax, Treasury and pension investing initiatives. Prior, he served as Vice President, Treasurer and led Investor Relations and Corporate Development for the company. Glenn has been part of the Rogers Treasury group since joining Rogers and during this time, Rogers’ public debt issues have aggregated approximately $50 billion issued in Canada and the United States. Before joining Rogers, Glenn spent time at The Toronto-Dominion Bank in Corporate, Investment, and Commercial Banking.

Glenn holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto, and a Masters in Business Administration from York University’s Schulich School of Business. He lives on a small farm in Millgrove, Ontario with his family.

Marisa Fabiano
Chief Human Resources Officer

Marisa Fabiano was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer in February 2024. She is responsible for leading the company’s HR portfolio, including creating an engaging and inclusive employee experience. She has spent over a decade at Rogers in financial leadership roles, including Head of Business Finance & Shaw Integration, and most recently as Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance & Controller.

Marisa is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of experience in senior executive leadership positions within the telecommunication, industrial, and consumer goods industries, including at Bell Canada, Husky Injection Molding, and Coca Cola Beverages.

She has served as a Director on Glentel Inc.’s Board of Directors since 2018 and previously served as Director for Dome Productions, Mackenzie Health Foundation, and Sheena’s Place.

Marisa holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Schulich School of Business, ICD.D designation from Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors and is a Certified Professional Accountant.

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.

Bret Leech
President, Residential

Bret Leech was appointed President, Residential at Rogers in February 2024. In this role, he is responsible for the strategy and execution of Residential Product, Content, Marketing and Sales. Bret returned to Rogers in 2022 as the Chief Human Resources Officer where he played an integral role in the company’s integration with Shaw.

With over 25 years of experience across technology and telecommunications in Canada, the United States and Asia, Bret is a respected business leader with a track record of driving revenue growth. Prior to returning to Rogers, he was the CEO and President of a leading fintech lending solutions provider for the auto sector across North America. Prior to that, Bret was President of the fastest growing business unit at Fiserv, a global leader in payments and financial technology.

Bret holds a BA from Dalhousie University, an MBA from the University of Toronto, an MSc from the University of Reading Henley’s School of Business and is a graduate of Harvard’s Advanced Management Program

Ron McKenzie
Chief Technology and Information Officer

Ron McKenzie was appointed Chief Technology & Information Officer for Rogers Communications in July 2022. In this role, Ron leads an expert team of engineers, developers, and technology professionals responsible for designing, building, and operating the company’s wireline, wireless and media networks, as well as IT and digital strategy and systems.

Ron was formerly the President, Rogers for Business from June 2021 – July 2022, where he was a key partner with Technology, 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. 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 technology and telecom industry, spanning more than 30 years, across Canada and the United States, partnering 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.

Ron is a respected leader who 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.

Thomas A. Turner
President, Rogers Business

As President, Rogers Business, Tom is responsible for delivering Wireless, Wireline, IoT, Wholesale and Data Centre/Cloud products and solutions to small, medium, large, and public sector businesses across Canada.

Prior to taking on the President of Business role, Tom held several executive leadership positions within Rogers, most recently as the Senior Vice President of Sales for Business. Tom has proudly built his career at Rogers since 1992, holding key leadership roles across Rogers Cable, Wireless and Media business units in addition to his strong business-to-business experience.

Tom has previously served as a Board Member for the Toronto Board of Trade, the largest policy and advocacy group for the city’s business community. He holds a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science from Michigan State University, and a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from the PhD program at Michigan State University College of Law.

Terrie Tweddle
Chief Brand and Communications Officer

Terrie Tweddle was appointed Chief Brand and Communications Officer in April 2023. Terrie is responsible for leading the communications and company brand efforts to advance the company’s brand and reputation with key stakeholders internally and externally. Terrie returned to Rogers in the Fall of 2022 after previously spending 12 years at the company.

Terrie is a passionate and results-driven executive with 25 years experience building culture, brand and reputation, managing complex issues and creating award winning campaigns. Prior to Rogers, she led communications and corporate social responsibility functions at Visa International, Sun Life Financial, and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. She started her career at Molson-Coors.

Terrie holds a BA from the University of Ottawa and is a graduate of Harvard’s Leadership Development 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 3,000 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, 53 radio stations, 3 OTT services, 2 podcast networks, Today’s Shopping Choice, 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.

Mahes Wickramasinghe
President, Group Operations

Mahes Wickramasinghe joined Rogers in January 2022 and was appointed President, Group Operations in February 2024. In this role, Mahes is responsible for Customer Experience, including Digital, Capital Management, Financial Services including Rogers Bank, Information Security, Procurement and Corporate Security.

He has spent over two decades in senior executive roles leading operations and managing complex acquisitions, including as President and CEO of Canadian Tire Financial Services and Executive Vice President International and Chief Corporate Officer at Canadian Tire Corporation. He has also served as Chief Administration Officer at CIBC Retail Bank and CIBC First Caribbean International Bank, and held executive leadership positions at Bell Aliant, BCE Inc. and Rogers Communications.

Mahes began his career as a Chartered Accountant in Sri Lanka. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Sri Lanka) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management (UK). He was previously on the Board of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind and continues to serve in an advisory capacity.

Marisa Wyse
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Marisa Wyse is the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at Rogers. Marisa is a strategic leader with deep knowledge of legal and regulatory affairs. Marisa joined Rogers in 2014 and has a proven track record of driving key business files across the organization. Since joining Rogers, Marisa has held increasingly senior roles in Tax and Finance, and prior to this role served as Vice President, Corporate Development, where she was responsible for leading mergers & acquisitions initiatives.

A champion for mentorship initiatives, Marisa plays an active role in key professional development programs across Rogers.

Prior to joining Rogers, Marisa practiced as a tax lawyer at a Canadian law firm, with an emphasis on corporate transactions.

Marisa holds a J.D. in Law from the University of Toronto and was admitted into the Ontario Bar in 2006. She also holds a Bachelor of Computer Engineering from McGill University.