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Shaw Communications Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband cable television, Internet, digital phone, telecommunication, direct-to-home satellite, satellite distribution, and programming content services to residential and business customers in Canada and the United States. The company operates in three segments: Cable, Satellite, and Media. It primarily operates conventional television networks, including Global Television; and 19 specialty networks, such as History, Food Network Canada, Showcase, HGTV Canada, Slice, and National Geographic Canada. The company provides cable television services through a fiber optic and co-axial cable distribution network; and managed and hosted private branch exchanges and a primary rate interface service for medium and larger businesses. In addition, the company offers managed Wi-Fi solutions to hotels, resorts, casinos, and conference centers; and collocation, cloud, and managed services. The company was formerly known as Shaw Cable systems Ltd. and changed its name to Shaw Communications Inc. in May 1993. Shaw Communications Inc. was founded in 1966 and is based in Calgary, Canada.

14,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/1/14
Founded in 1966

shaw communications inc-b (SJR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: C$2.5M
President and Director
Total Annual Compensation: C$1.8M
Founder, Executive Chairman and Chairman of E...
Total Annual Compensation: C$1.5M
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$1.6M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

shaw communications inc-b (SJR) Key Developments

Shaw Communications, Inc. Realigns Customer Service Operations to Enhance Customer Care

Shaw Communications Inc. announced a realignment of its customer care operations in its Consumer division to better serve customers more effectively and efficiently. Following an extensive year-long review of its operations, Shaw's customer care operations will be reorganized over the next 11 months around centres of expertise that will allow Shaw to continue to provide customers with the best and most consistent service possible. All of Shaw's customer care operations continue to be located in Canada. Shaw's customer care operations will be realigned in Victoria, Vancouver, Winnipeg and Montreal around the centres of expertise, which include technical service, sales and billing, loyalty care, technical field support, e-Care, payment solutions and satellite operations. About 1,600 employees in Shaw's customer care operations in Calgary, Edmonton and Kelowna will be offered the choice of: relocating to one of Shaw's expanding contact centres, with the assistance of a package of $7,500 to help them move, the opportunity to take on new roles in their current location, or a generous severance package well in excess of the statutory requirements that recognizes their tenure and contributions to the company. All of the customer care roles will be relocated to Shaw's operations in Victoria, Vancouver, Winnipeg, and Montreal in the next year. As part of the moves, Shaw's Edmonton contact centre operations and part of its Kelowna operations will be closed in June, and its Calgary contact centre operations will be closed in January 2016. Shaw will also be consolidating six of its retail stores into neighbouring locations.

Shaw Communications, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Shaw Communications Inc. announced the following changes to senior leadership team: Arnaud Robert is appointed Senior Vice President, Technology Strategy, Shaw Communications Inc. with accountability for establishing Shaw's technical vision and strategy and determining how current and future technology can be best leveraged to achieve the company's business goals. Mr. Robert will also be accountable for leading the development of strategic partnerships and overseeing the governance of long term technology risk management. Mr. Robert has 15 years of experience in technology and digital strategy in senior leadership roles across various industries in North America. Mr. Robert brings his expertise as a digital strategist, innovator and technology leader. Christine Shipton is appointed Senior Vice President, Content, Shaw Media with oversight over the creation of Canadian original productions, acquisition of top US and international series, and scheduling for the company's conventional television network, Global Television, and 19 specialty channels. Ms. Shipton is accountable for ensuring Shaw is strategically evolving its content platforms and windowing rights amidst the ever-evolving media landscape, as well as forging key strategic partnerships to support the company's growing roster of large, international co-productions. Ms. Shipton is a seasoned executive with more than 34 years of experience in the media and production industry. Ms. Shipton joined Canwest (now Shaw Media) in 2005 and has held a variety of senior positions in both broadcast and production organizations including her most recent role as Vice President, Original Content for Shaw Media.

Shaw Communications, Inc. Elects Paul Pew as Lead Director, Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee

Shaw Communications Inc. announced that at its annual general meeting held on January 14, 2015. At the meeting, the company announced the appointment of Paul Pew as Lead Director. Paul Pew has been a member of Shaw's board since 2008 and has served as Chair of the Audit Committee from 2009 until this year. He also becomes Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He is Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of G3 Capital Corp.


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