Rogers Media President to retire

TORONTO, May 4 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications Inc. (RCI) today announced that Tony Viner, 63, President and CEO of Rogers Media, would be retiring from Rogers.

Tony Viner joined Rogers in 1982 and has grown Rogers Media from three radio stations when he started, to a diversified media company today comprised of radio, over-the-air and specialty television services, publishing, digital media, and sports entertainment.

"Tony has been a key part of our management team and has delivered solid results," said Nadir Mohamed, President and CEO of Rogers Communications. "Our media division has dramatically expanded and thrived under his leadership so that today Rogers Media has many of the country's premier media brands."

Tony Viner will stay with the company until a successor is named to ensure an orderly and seamless transition.

About the Company:

Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, and sports entertainment. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit www.rogers.com

SOURCE Rogers Communications Inc.

For further information: For further information: Jan Innes, Vice President, Public Affairs, Rogers Communications Inc., (416) 935-3525, jan.innes@rci.rogers.com


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