People: Shaw Communications Inc (SJRb.TO)
Mr. JR Shaw, O.C., A.O.E., serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Shaw Communications Inc. Mr. JR Shaw founded the Company in 1966 and has overseen its growth from the first cable customer in 1971 to its approximate $14 billion market capitalization and status as one of Canada’s most successful companies with Internet, digital phone, video and satellite lines of business. As a respected leader and innovator, Mr. Shaw has also played a major role in the shaping of the Canadian broadcast industry. Mr. Shaw is a director of several private companies, including Gravity Renewables, Inc., a developer of small hydroelectric power plants in the United States. Mr. Shaw is a director and the President of Shaw Family Foundation, a non-profit organization, also sitting on its Investment Committee. Mr. Shaw holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Michigan State University. He has received several honourary degrees, including from the University of Alberta, University of Calgary and Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa. Mr. Shaw is an Officer of the Order of Canada and was awarded the Alberta Order of Excellence. In 2010, Mr. Shaw was inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame.
|Total Annual Compensation, CAD||10,800,000|
|Restricted Stock Awards, CAD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, CAD||--|
|All Other, CAD||283,200|
|Fiscal Year Total, CAD||11,083,200|