Scott Moore, president of Sportsnet and NHL properties at Canadian telco Rogers, will leave at the end of this month after eight years at the helm.
Moore was a key figure behind Rogers’ 12-season deal for exclusive National Hockey League rights in Canada. He has since presided over Sportsnet’s coverage of the league and its subsequent sublicensing deals with public-service broadcaster the CBC.
Rick Brace, president of Rogers Media, will take over from Moore in the interim while Rogers finds a replacement.
“Somebody asked me recently for a résumé. I looked at it and it said I specialized in startups and turnarounds,” Moore told The Globe and Mail. “Sportsnet is neither of those things any more. It’s a mature business, it’s a successful business and I feel good about leaving it in the condition it is in.”