Troop turfed as TO2015 top

Ian Troop, CEO of the 2015 Pan Am games has been fired. The Toronto Star is reporting that Troop was dismissed over leadership issues. He’s also been under fire recently over his expenses and salary. The Liberal government has received backlash for a $7 million dollar bonus package for Pan Am executives, including Troop.He was paid a base salary of $390,000 last year, plus an $87,000 bonus. If the games came in on time and on budget, Troop would have been eligible for a $780,000 bonus.Former Ontario deputy health minister Saad Rafi has been appointed the new CEO and will take over for Troop in January.David Peterson, chair of the 2015 games has released a statement saying “I’d like to extend our sincere gratitude to Ian for all of his hard work, his commitment and his contributions.”Photo: Laurier Alumni website