Who We Are

We're a proud Canadian company started by Ted Rogers.

We invest ahead of the curve, and build for tomorrow. We understand you’re really busy, so we make things simple. We work as one team, with one goal: to serve you better.

Executive Leadership Team

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President and Chief Executive Officer

Joe Natale joined Rogers as President and Chief Executive Officer on April 19, 2017.

Prior to joining Rogers, Joe was President and CEO at TELUS Corporation. He first joined Telus in 2003, holding a number of senior positions including President of Enterprise Solutions, President of Consumer Solutions and Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to 2003, Joe 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.

He currently sits on the Board of Directors at The Hospital for Sick Children and Soulpepper Theatre Co. He is a past recipient of Canada’s Top 40 under 40 Award.

A passionate, customer-first executive, Joe has a proven track record of delivering strong financial and operating results in a highly competitive and dynamic environment.

Joe holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo. He lives in Toronto with his wife and children.

 

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President, Consumer

Dirk Woessner joined Rogers as President of the Consumer Business Unit on April 6, 2015. He is responsible for the company’s Consumer wireless and residential business including strategy, product development, marketing, customer experience, sales channel and customer care operations, pricing and customer base management.

Dirk comes from Deutsche Telekom (DT) where he was responsible for sales and distribution in Germany with sales of over CDN $25 billion. He joined DT in 2002 holding a number of senior leadership positions with Telekom Deutschland and T-Mobile in the UK and Germany. He previously worked at McKinsey & Company in Munich and Madrid from 1997 to 2002 providing consulting services to Europe’s leading telecommunications companies.

As a seasoned telecom executive, he has led large scale operations in both the wireless and wireline businesses. Dirk is skilled at defining and implementing strategies and meeting financial business targets. He has demonstrated the ability to create and manage an integrated channel strategy and coordinated go-to-market approach in a complex, multichannel consumer business. Dirk is extremely focused on driving execution and results. He is very passionate about winning in the market. He is fluent in both German and Spanish. He holds a doctorate in Chemistry from the Humboldt University of Berlin.

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President, Enterprise

Dean Prevost joined Rogers as President of the Enterprise business in September, 2017. He is responsible for delivering Wireless, Wireline and Data Centre products and solutions to small, medium, large and public sector businesses across Canada. 

An industry veteran, Dean spent 17 years at AT&T/MTS Allstream in nearly every senior executive position, including five years as President. While he was President of the Enterprise Solutions Division, Dean rebuilt the customer experience journey and focused on a long-term growth strategy for the company. Dean is a well-respected executive with deep experience in technology and telecom, and a proven track record of delivering operating results in Enterprise.

Dean came to Rogers from a Birch Hill private equity company, Hi-Pro Feeds, 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 volunteers his time on the board for JUMP Math, a charitable organization that helps children love and succeed at math, and previously YMCA of Greater Toronto. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard and a Bachelor of Commerce with distinction, from the University of Calgary.  Dean and his family currently live in Calgary and plan to relocate to Toronto over time.

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President, Media

As President of Media at Rogers, Rick Brace is responsible for driving strategy and overseeing operations for the company’s robust portfolio of media assets.

Rick is an accomplished business leader and innovative pioneer with more than 40 years of experience in the media industry. He has a strong reputation for building brands, changing perceptions, and attracting and mentoring top talent.

Prior to joining Rogers, Rick was with Bell Media/CTVglobemedia for 13 years in senior leadership roles of increasing responsibility, including President of CTV and President of Specialty TV. Rick also played a founding role at TSN, joining the network in 1984 as Deputy Head of Sports and eventually becoming President of the network in 1998 through 2000.

He began his career in 1975 at the CBC, working as a technician followed by roles in TV production. He stayed with the public network until 1984.

Rick resides in Toronto with his family and devotes time to numerous charitable organizations, including his role as Chair of the Advisory Council for the Rick Hansen Foundation and as a Trustee of the Canadian Wildlife Foundation. Rick also serves on the President’s Council of Ryerson University, his alma mater.

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Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Tony is responsible for the overall finance function of Rogers. He also oversees corporate strategy and financial services.

Since joining the company in April 2012, Tony has focused on driving share value growth and, in particular, the operational execution of the company from a financial perspective. He has implemented new financial and operational performance management systems, and embarked on a multi-year cost productivity program delivering consistent efficiency improvements. He has also led various corporate finance initiatives, including acquisitions and the improvement of the company’s balance sheet structure with new and innovative financing arrangements.

Tony is a highly regarded and seasoned executive bringing to the company expertise in all financial functions combined with operational management experience. Tony began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and left the firm as a senior Partner in 1998 to join his client Celestica International, where he performed in various financial and operational roles as the company grew from a single plant to one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturers. He left Celestica in 2005 to join Bell Canada Enterprises where as Senior Vice President Finance he continued to focus on the operational finance aspects of the company.

Tony serves as a Board Director for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, and is on the Board of Governors for Ryerson University. He is also Chair of Ryerson’s Finance Committee, and a member of the Mackenzie Health Foundation’s Campaign Cabinet. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business.

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Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer for Rogers, Bob is responsible for the architecture, planning, design, implementation, and operations of the Rogers wireless and wireline networks.

Bob, a professional engineer with 35 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry, graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Engineering specializing in Operational Research and Management Science. After first joining Cantel (later known as Rogers) in 1985 he helped launch and operate the company’s wireless network, building the foundation for what would become the Rogers network we know today.

Over the years, Bob held senior positions in numerous areas of the company before taking on the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Rogers Wireless in 1996 where he was responsible for the company’s national wireless network. In 2005 Bob added Rogers wireline network to his portfolio, becoming the Chief Technology Officer for Rogers Communications.

During Bob’s leadership, Rogers was the first Canadian carrier to deploy UMTS/HSPA in 2006, LTE in 2011 and LTE-Advanced, the latest evolution of wireless network technology, in 2014.

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Chief Digital Officer

Lisa Durocher joined Rogers as Senior Vice President of Digital on August 29, 2016, and was appointed Chief Digital Officer on June 20, 2017. She is responsible for the company’s digital strategy, design, planning and development for all digital platforms across consumer and enterprise.

Lisa comes from American Express in New York City where she held several senior leadership positions, most recently SVP of Charge and Benefits. Under Lisa’s leadership, American Express redesigned its digital membership rewards program and customer experience, which included establishing innovative payments arrangements with companies like Amazon and Uber. She previously worked at Procter and Gamble, and technology consulting practices.

A digital thought leader, Lisa brings more than 25 years of experience and a strong track record in scaling product and channel operations, and building high performing teams.

Originally from Sarnia, Ont., Lisa is a graduate of Wilfred Laurier University’s Business Administration program.

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Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer, Secretary

David Miller oversees all facets of corporate affairs at Rogers including legal, regulatory, government relations, public policy, communications and corporate social responsibility. He also oversees the Office of the Ombudsman.

A strategic advisor with extensive experience in telecommunications and media, David is known for his expertise in mergers, acquisitions and commercial agreements. He has played a key strategic role in many important acquisitions.

David joined Rogers in 1987 as the company’s first-ever Vice President and General Counsel. Prior to joining Rogers, he spent two years in private practice and served as General Counsel for Lavalin Inc., one of the world’s largest international engineering and construction companies.

David holds a Bachelor of Commerce and both Civil and Common Law degrees from McGill University. He was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1978. In 2009, David received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian General Counsel Association. He sits on the Board of Directors of CI Financial Corp. and the Advisory Board of Atlantic Packaging Limited.

 

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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.

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Chief Information Officer

Jamie  joined Rogers in 2014. He is presently our CIO and is accountable for all aspects of IT delivery, including development and production operations. He reports to CEO Joe Natale and plays a key role on the Rogers Executive Leadership team.

Jamie joined Rogers after 16 years with Sprint and Nextel in the U.S. where he held many varied roles in IT including VP of App Development and Operations. He was responsible for leading Sprint’s IT functions in the areas of Middleware, Testing, Billing Mediation, Provisioning, Big Data and Analytics.

Jamie is a visionary leader with 20 years of experience solving challenging business problems with technology. He is an innovator with a proven ability to build and transform large, complex organizations in IT and the business. He has a Master’s of Science in Information Systems Technology from George Washington University in Washington, DC and received his Bachelor of Science in Physics from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.

Strategy

We have a multi-year plan to re-accelerate revenue growth in a sustainable way and continue the company's track record of translating revenue into strong margins, robust free cash flow, and a solid return on assets, ultimately increasing returns to shareholders.

Achieve our 2016 financial targets while investing to support future growth

Saving our customers time by making it easier to do business with us online and in-person.

Expand our sales reach and introduce "leapfrog" technologies using our enterprise-grade networks.

Build a high-performing culture by investing in employee development, new technology, and the workplace

Deliver our content where our audiences want it and leverage it to differentiate our businesses.

Reclaim our leadership in Cable, maintain it in Wireless, and grow it in our business markets.

Work together, using all our assets and resources, to set Rogers apart from competitors.

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Overhaul the customer experience

Save our customers time by making it easier to do business with us online and in-person

Drive Growth in the Business Market

Expand our sales reach and introduce "leapfrog" technologies using our enterprise-grade netowrks

Invest In and Develop Our People

Build a high-performing culture by investing in employee development, new technology, and the workplace

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Deliver Compelling Content Everywhere

Deliver our content where our audiences want it & leverage it to differentiate our business

Focus on Innovation and Network Leadership

Reclaim our leadership in Cable, maintain it in Wireless, and grow it in our business markets

Go to Market as One Rogers

Work together, using all our assets and resources, to set Rogers apart from competitors

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Be s Strong Canadian Growth Company

Achieve our 2016 financial targets while investing to support future growth

Vision and Values

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We are Rogers, a Canadian family business.

We believe in innovation in everything we do.

We invest ahead of the curve, and build for tomorrow.

We deliver value and quality. We don’t cut corners.

We understand you’re really busy, so we make things simple.

Customers are part of our family, and we always look after family.

We train and develop our people so you can always rely on us.

We work as one team, with one goal; to serve you better.

We love what we do. Tomorrow, we aim to do it even better.

“The best is yet to come.” Ted Rogers

What We Believe In

  • The world always needs new ideas.
  • The customer’s problems are ours to solve.
  • Investing in people always pays off.
  • Being the best is the only goal worth having.
  • We win as a team, or not at all.

We Aspire...

To grow our company by building a brilliant digital future for Canadians.

How We Work

  • Simplify and innovate.
  • Take ownership of the what and the how.
  • Equip people to succeed.
  • Execute with discipline and pride.
  • Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver.

Careers at Rogers

Your tomorrow inspires our today

At Rogers, we’re here to support you on your journey to build a rewarding career and work together to build a brilliant digital future for Canadians. Because your tomorrow inspires our today.

Learn more at jobs.Rogers.com ›

Canadian Company Driving to Win

Delivering Today What Customers Want Tomorrow

Challenging Work, Rewarding Careers

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