President and CEO of Rogers, Mohammed, Announces to Retire in 2014

An official press release from Rogers Communications Inc. have confirmed that the president and CEO of Rogers Communications Inc., Nadir Mohamed, have decided to retire from his position in January 2014, as he continues to spearhead the company through 2013. It was added that The Rogers board of directors will be soon appointing a search committee, which will later select a search firm, and initiate a worldwide search for the best suitable replacement.

The company has already attributed that neither Edward Rogers or Melinda Rogers will be a candidate of that search, while confirming that both of them will still be involved in the search process. It was stipulated that Mohamed will aid in the selection process as well. Mohamed started his communications career almost 30 years ago and joined Rogers in August 2000. He took charge as the president and CEO of Rogers Wireless from 2001 to 2005, and attained the position of president and COO of Rogers Communications Group in 2005, until he was appointed as a successor to the late company’s founder, Ted Rogers, in March 2009.

The chairman of the board of Rogers Communications Inc., Alan Horn, mentioned that “Nadir is a highly regarded executive who has delivered strong results and substantial value for more than a decade.” He added that “the board is grateful for his significant contributions and looks forward to working with him to ensure a seamless and orderly transition.” While on the other hand, Mohammed stated that “the company’s in great shape and it’s time to start the transition to the next generation of leadership.” He added that “over the next year I look forward to delivering strong results and to ensuring a seamless transition.”

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