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Jordan Banks, president of Rogers Sports & Media, to leave company as battle for control continues

Colette Watson, president of the Cable Public Affairs Channel will take over the role, according to two people familiar with the matter

Rogers Sports & Media president Jordan Banks, shown in a handout photo, says the company has "30 different scenarios" in its remote whiteboard rooms for the return of regular sports programming on Sportsnet.HO/The Canadian Press

Jordan Banks, the president of Rogers Sports & Media, is leaving the company in the wake of a tumultuous battle for control of the Toronto-based telecom and media giant, according to sources.

Colette Watson, president of the Cable Public Affairs Channel, or CPAC, will take over the role, according to two people familiar with the matter. The Globe is not identifying the individuals because they are not authorized to speak publicly about the matter.

Rogers Communications did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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