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Shaw Communications founder dies 'peacefully' at 85

Friday 27 March 2020 | 11:07 CET | News
Shaw Communications has announced the death of JR Shaw, its founder, executive chair and former CEO. Shaw passed away "peacefully" at the age of the 85, the company said. Shaw stepped down as CEO in 1998, leaving the baton to his eldest son, the late Jim Shaw. Current CEO Brad Shaw began in the role in 2010. He will assume the executive chair role on an interim basis. The company plans to confirm this appointment at the upcoming board meeting on 9 April.

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Companies: Shaw Communications
Countries: Canada
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