BRIEF-Philips to acquire Spectranetics Corp for $38.50/share
* Philips to acquire the Spectranetics Corporation to accelerate expansion in image-guided therapy devices to treat cardiac and peripheral vascular disease
TORONTO, Sept 12 Rogers Communications Inc said on Thursday that Guy Laurence will take over as chief executive of the Canadian communications and media company in December, following the retirement of current CEO Nadir Mohamed.
Laurence is currently CEO of Vodafone UK, a division of Vodafone Group Plc, and has more than 30 years experience in the telecommunications, television and media industry.
Mohamed announced his retirement earlier this year.