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AT&T CANADA EXPANDS EXECUTIVE TEAMTelecom veterans John T. McLennan and Harry W. Truderung have joined AT&T Canada of Toronto to round out its executive management team.John T. McLennan joins the comp...


July 1, 2000  


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AT&T CANADA EXPANDS EXECUTIVE TEAM

Telecom veterans John T. McLennan and Harry W. Truderung have joined AT&T Canada of Toronto to round out its executive management team.

John T. McLennan joins the company as vice chairman and CEO. He has extensive experience in the North American technology and telecom industries. He has held such positions as president and CEO of Bell Canada, chairman and CEO of Bell Mobility and president and CEO of Rogers Cantel Wireless.

Harry W. Truderung, who has joined the company as president and COO, has been in the telecommunications industry for 30 years, most recently as president of Telus Mobility. He has held a wide variety of leadership roles, including executive VP of Telus Corp. and a member of that company’s executive management committee.

BELL AND TELEGLOBE EXECS APPOINTED

BCE Inc., Toronto, has announced the appointment of several new executives at Teleglobe and Bell Canada.

Joining the executive team at Teleglobe are: Stewart Verge, who has been appointed president, Global Operations; Lisa Donnan has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer; Marc Bouchard has been appointed president, North American Markets and Corporate Development; Serge Fortin has been appointed president, Global Markets; and Mark J. Eckhout has been appointed CFO.

Joining the executive team at Bell Canada are: Jose Goulet, who has been appointed president of Bell ActiMedia; Randy Reynolds, who becomes president of Bell Nexxia; and Terry Mosey who becomes president of Bell Ontario.

STREAM APPOINTS PRESIDENT AND CEO

Toronto-based Stream Intelligent Networks Corp. has announced the appointment of Steve Spooner as its new president and CEO. Mr. Spooner brings nearly 20 years of business experience in high-tech organizations to Stream.

Most recently, Mr. Spooner led the successful cross-border IPO at Crosskeys Systems Corp., where he was responsible for finance and administration, MIS, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, and strategic planning.

EXI TECHNOLOGIES HIRES CEO AND CFO

EXI Technologies Inc. of Richmond, BC has made two new senior appointments.

Karim Khoja has become the company’s new chairman and CEO. Mr. Khoja joins EXI from Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa (PTC) in Poland, where he was Director of Strategy, Marketing and Sales, and a Member of the Board of Directors.

In addition, Kent Holding has been appointed as EXI Technologies’ new CFO. Mr. Holding joins EXI from MediaOne International where he served as controller of the Era GSM joint venture in Poland and later CFO of the company’s EuroTel Bratislava joint venture in Slovakia.

NEW PRESIDENT SIGNS ON AT TELUS MOBILITY

John Maduri, an executive with extensive experience in Canada’s communications industry, is joining Telus Mobility as executive VP and president at the company’s Calgary headquarters.

Most recently, Mr. Maduri was the chief financial officer at Maxxcom Inc. He has held a variety of senior positions with Rogers Cantel Mobile Communications (now Rogers AT&T Wireless), including executive VP, Finance and Planning, CFO and VP, Customer Care Operations. He also held the position of VP and controller at Rogers Cablesystems.

ROGERS AT&T WIRELESS NAMES ONTARIO PRESIDENT

Rogers AT&T Wireless of Toronto has announced the appointment of Douglas C. Cotton as president, Ontario Region. Mr. Cotton will be responsible for all customer, sales, marketing and distribution aspects of Rogers AT&T Wireless’ business in Ontario.

Mr. Cotton has more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry and was, most recently, Area VP for Sprint PCS in Pittsburgh, PA.

NORIGEN EXPANDS MANAGEMENT TEAM

Telecom provider Norigen Communications Inc. of Toronto has appointed two new members to its management team.

Ingrid Raypold has joined on as Senior VP of Marketing. Ms. Raypold will be responsible for building the company’s service portfolio and overseeing all marketing initiatives. Prior to joining Norigen, she was Senior VP of Marketing with Telus Integrated Communications.

Rick Babington has also come aboard as VP of Business Implementation — a position that will focus on the company’s national expansion commitment. Mr. Babington joins Norigen from Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) where he was VP of New Business Ventures and Business Process Reengineering.

It was also announced that Charles Farrugia, one of the founders of Norigen, will assume a new role as Senior VP, responsible for Strategic Business Development.


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