Mr. Gemmell was appointed as Lead Director of the Company in November 2021. Now retired, Mr. Gemmell spent 25 years as an investment banker in the United States and in Canada. Most recently, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup Global Markets Canada and its predecessor companies (Salomon Brothers Canada and Salomon Smith Barney Canada) from 1996 to 2008. In addition, he was a member of the Global Operating Committee of Citigroup Global Markets from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Gemmell holds a B.A. from Cornell University, a LL.B from Osgoode Hall Law School, and a M.B.A. from the Schulich School of Business.
Mr. Robinson is Chief Commercial Officer of Foghorn Payments Inc., a Canadian payment processing service provider for businesses. Mr. Robinson joined Rogers in 1990 and served in progressively more senior roles over his 30-year career at the Company. From August 2015 to June 2019, Mr. Robinson served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rogers Bank. As SVP, Financial Services, Rogers Communications from 2014 to 2015, Mr. Robinson provided executive sponsorship of financial services efforts at Rogers, including Rogers Bank, the Today’s Shopping Choice private label credit card program, as well as the Company’s investments in its mobile-payment joint ventures, Enstream and Suretap. As VP Emerging Businesses, Rogers Communications from 2009 to 2014, Mr. Robinson developed the business plan and led the team that applied for Rogers’ banking licence. As VP, Business Implementation, CTO Office, Rogers Communications from 2003 to 2007, Mr. Robinson co-founded the shared network joint venture Inukshuk Wireless Partnership. Mr. Robinson was also one of the earliest leaders in the nascent days of mobile data at Rogers Wireless from 2000 to 2003, including developing the first business plan for monetization of the then-new GPRS-based packet-data network. From 1990 to 2000, Mr. Robinson held various roles at the Company, including VP, Financial Planning and Investor Relations. Mr. Robinson is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Rogers Control Trust. Mr. Robinson holds a B.A. (Honours) from Queen’s University, a M.B.A. from the University of Western Ontario, and in 2021, completed the Directors Education Program at the Rotman School of Management, receiving the ICD.D designation.David A. Robinson
Mr. Rogers has served as Chair of the Board of RCI since January 2018. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Chair of RCI from September 2009. Mr. Rogers is also Chair of Rogers Bank, Chair of the Toronto Blue Jays and is on the Board of Directors of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment and Cablelabs. He is the Rogers Control Trust Chair. Mr. Rogers served in various management positions at Rogers Communications for over twenty years, including as President & CEO of Rogers Cable Inc. from 2003 to 2009. After graduating from the University of Western Ontario, Mr. Rogers spent three years with Comcast Corporation. Mr. Rogers was a member of the Economic Council of Canada from 2010 to 2013.