Edward Samuel Rogers
:"For other uses, see:
Edward Rogers (disambiguation)". Edward Samuel "Ted" Rogers, Jr., OC, BA, LL.B, D.Sc (born May 27, 1933in Toronto, Ontario) is the President and CEO of Rogers CommunicationsInc. His father Edward S. Rogers, Sr.is regarded as the founder of the company, although the radio station that he founded is now owned by another Canadian company competitor Astral Media.
Upper Canada College, where he was a member of Seaton's House, Rogers graduated from Trinity College, at the University of Toronto, in 1956 with a Bachelor of Artsdegree. While an undergrad, Rogers joined the Sigma ChiFraternity. In 1979 he was named a Significant Sig - the 21st Canadian to be inducted. In 1960, while still a student at Osgoode Hall Law Schoolof York University, he bought all the shares in local radio station(CHFI) that pioneered the use of FM(frequency modulation) at a time when only 5% of the Toronto households had FM receivers. By 1965, he was in the cable TVbusiness; Rogers Communications was established in 1967 and has grown into one of Canada's largest media conglomerates.
Rogers has been the owner of the
Toronto Blue Jays Major League Baseballteam since September 1, 2000, when Rogers Communications Inc. purchased 80% of the baseball club with the LabattBrewing Company Ltd. maintaining 20% interest and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commercerelinquishing its 10% share. Since the 2003 season, he now owns 100% of the team. Moreover, the Blue Jays' home ballpark, SkyDome, was renamed Rogers Centreafter Rogers' firm purchased the stadium (including naming rights).
Ted Rogers School of Management
On May 29th, 2007, Ted Rogers and Loretta Rogers made a gift of $15 million to
Ryerson University. The donation was directed towards the Faculty of Business, which was renamed the Ted Rogers School of Managementat the donors' request. The majority of the gift will be used to establish 52 new undergraduate and graduate student awards and scholarships. The gift also aims to establish a new research chair to seed academic initiatives in management research.
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*List of Upper Canada College alumni
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* [http://www.gg.ca/honours/search-recherche/honours-desc.asp?lang=e&TypeID=orc&id=2854 Order of Canada Citation]
* [http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/12/19/terror_phone_clone_scam/ Terror phone clone scam exposed, The Register 19th December 2005 ]
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