Stephen Tapp Steps Down As Pres./COO Of XM Canada
June 7, 2007 at 12:39 PM (PT)
XM CANADA has announced that current Pres./COO STEPHEN TAPP will be leaving the company as of JUNE 15 in order to “pursue other opportunities.”
"I would like to thank STEPHEN for his contributions during our major milestones, including the licensing, creation of our programming lineup, launch of our service, development of our studios, build-out of our repeater network and our launch," said Chairman/CEO JOHN BITOVE. "STEPHEN's skills in business startup ensured that XM CANADA was launched successfully in NOVEMBER 2005."
"This has been one of the greatest adventures of my career and as my fourth startup project, it was one that I truly enjoyed," said TAPP. "Now that we have successfully launched the business, it is my time to move on to new media projects of my own."
DONALD MCKENZIE, who currently serves as XM CANADA's SVP/Sales & Marketing, will serve as acting Pres./COO. BITOVE will continue to serve as CEO of the firm.