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How an accidental phone answer exposed Rogers Communications ‘coup plan’

BY SARAH BERMAN | Reuters.com

In mid September, Rogers Communications Inc CEO Joe Natale called his then finance chief Tony Staffieri, who was discussing a secret plan to shake up Canada’s biggest telecom company’s board and senior management, including Natale.

Staffieri accidentally answered Natale’s call.

That left the line open for 21 minutes as Natale listened to Staffieri detail the big upcoming management reshuffle which ex-chairman Edward Rogers had plotted, according to an affidavit filed by Rogers Chairman John MacDonald.

Read the full story on Reuters.com

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