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(MARK BLINCH/REUTERS)

DAVID PARKINSON

Can next Rogers CEO focus on future without a foot in past?

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Nadir Mohamed’s surprisingly short five-year tenure as CEO of Rogers Communications Inc. may have been a necessary link between the company’s past and its future – one that, in retrospect, was probably destined to be short-lived. The company could require a very different kind of media/communications CEO for its next stage of evolution, and it could well be a bumpy ride for whomever takes on the job.