Katz Appointed New Chair Of CRTC, For Now

As Konrad von Finckenstein leaves the post as Chair of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), they have announced the appointment of Leonard Katz is appointed Interim Chair, until the Government of Canada appoints a new Chairperson. Previously, Leonard was the CRTC’s Vice-Chairman of Telecommunications since October 2007. He previously served as the Executive Director of Broadcasting and Telecommunications. Before joining the CRTC, he spent 30 years in the private sector, serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of Digimerge Technologies and President of Rogers Business Solutions, among other senior roles.