Rogers Communications (NYSE: RCI) has named Guy Laurence, 51, as president and chief executive officer effective Monday, December 2, 2013.
The appointment follows an extensive international search for a CEO to succeed Nadir Mohamed, who announced his plan to retire earlier this year.
A seasoned executive, Laurence brings 30 years of global experience in telecommunications, pay television and media. He is currently CEO of Vodafone UK, an estimated USD11bn fixed and mobile company, operating in one of the most competitive communication markets in the world.
Mohamed will retire when Laurence becomes CEO. He and Laurence will work together with the executive team to ensure a smooth and seamless transition.
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media company.