OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Jan. 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian
Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced
that Leonard Katz will serve as Acting Chairman until the Government of
Canada appoints a new Chairperson.
Mr. Katz has served as the CRTC's Vice-Chairman of Telecommunications
since October 2007. He previously served as the Executive Director of
Broadcasting and Telecommunications. Before joining the CRTC, he spent
30 years in the private sector, serving as President and Chief
Operating Officer of Digimerge Technologies and President of Rogers
Business Solutions, among other senior roles.
Under the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, CRTC Commissioners may authorize one of the Vice-Chairpersons to
exercise the powers and duties of the Chairperson when a
Governor-in-Council appointment has not been made.
The mandate of the previous Chairman, Konrad von Finckenstein, Q.C.,
The CRTC is an independent public authority that regulates and
supervises broadcasting and telecommunications in Canada.
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