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Shaw Communications president to delay retirement until 2015

Shaw Communications announced changes to its senior management structure. Peter Bissonnette, president, has agreed to postpone his previously announced retirement until December 2015. In addition to his current duties as president, Bissonnette assumes responsibility for Shaw's regulatory and government affairs activities and strategic priorities. Jay Mehr, executive VP and COO, assumes a newly created role in charge of operating and customer facing elements, including cable, satellite, business operations, and retains responsibility for IT, engineering, supply chain and customer experience. Steve Wilson, executive VP corporate development and CFO, has expanded current responsibilities to include financial, legal, corporate development and ventures activities as well as strategic planning for Shaw.