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Last C$27.61 CAD
Change Today -0.14 / -0.50%
Volume 353.3K
As of 11:37 AM 06/2/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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shaw communications inc-b (SJR/B) Details

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/B) 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/B) Key Developments

Shaw Communications Appoints Trevor English as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Business Planning

Shaw Communications Inc. announced the appointment of Trevor English as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Business Planning, effective immediately. With more than 11 years at Shaw, Mr. English has played a leadership role in all of Shaw's corporate development activities, investor relations initiatives, and the management of the company's financing strategies in the debt and equity capital markets. In this new role Mr. English's responsibilities will include all aspects of potential M&A, investment opportunities as well as managing Shaw's relationships with its venture portfolio companies. He will also be responsible for the coordination of Shaw's business strategy process and future business planning activities. Mr. English will continue to manage Shaw's investor relations activities, working closely with Vito Culmone, Shaw's newly appointed and incoming Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. English will report directly to Brad Shaw, CEO, Shaw Communications Inc., and will be a key part of Shaw's senior leadership team.

Shaw Communications Inc. Announces Layoffs at its Call Centres

Shaw Communications Inc. announced a round of layoffs at its call centres, and other costs linked to improving its customer care operations left a dent in profits in the second quarter. The company said it recorded $38 million of expenses from severance packages and other costs tied to the departure of about 1,600 employees. The company said in February that it would close or shrink some call centres and expand others as part of a reorganization. The expanded sites included Victoria, where Shaw is building a new call centre at Uptown shopping centre.

Shaw Communications, Inc. Declares Monthly Dividends on Class B Non-Voting Participating Shares and Class A Participating Shares Payable on June 29, July 30 and August 28, 2015 Respectively

Shaw Communications Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared monthly dividends of $0.09875 on the Class B Non-Voting Participating Shares and $0.098542 on the Class A Participating Shares, payable on each of June 29, July 30 and August 28, 2015 to holders of record at the close of business on June 15, July 15 and August 14, 2015, respectively.


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