BCom Alumni

Medical marijuana company moves closer to TSX listing

Published: 5Jun2017

Cannabis company INDIVA Corporation is actively navigating the process of becoming licensed to cultivate medical marijuana. As part of its business activities, the company has entered into a...

Desautels alumnus appointed Managing Partner at major law firm

Published: 2Jun2017

Philippe Johnson (BCom'92) is a newly-minted Managing Partner at the Montreal offices of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg. But he could easily have gone down the business route....

Desautels student wins world championship in debating

Published: 1Jun2017

A two-person team from Quebec has brought home first place at the annual Championnat de débat francophone at the École Normale Superieure in Paris....

Law firm founded by Desautels alumna awarded for excellence

Published: 26May2017

On May 23rd, the Malaysia Canada Business Council’s 25th anniversary Business Excellence Awards Gala took place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Kuala Lumpur. This year’s awards recognized companies...

Brightly-lit Jacques-Cartier Bridge ideal for the Instagram age

Published: 18May2017

A Montreal Gazette op-ed co-authored by Just For Laughs co-founder (and Desautels Global Expert) Andy Nulman (BCom'83) makes the case that the new lights on the Jacques-Cartier Bridge, which were...

Andrea Courey talks about granola, entrepreneurship and compassion

Published: 17May2017

Andrea Courey (BCom’82) was newly divorced, with three kids to feed and no money in the bank when she started Grandma Emily’s Granola. She credits her BCom education with giving her the tools she...

Worried about job automation? Not so fast…

Published: 17May2017

Dire predictions about the impending robot-worker invasion abound. It seems like every day, academics and other thought-leaders trot out statistics about how many jobs are going to be vaporized by...

Homecoming 2017

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Save the date! Desautels alumni with degree years ending in 2 and 7 are invited to gather at Homecoming on October 12-15, 2017. /desautelsCategory: Desautels alumni Desautels Faculty of Management

Rima Qureshi leaves Ericsson North America after less than a year as boss

Published: 16May2017

After less than a year at the job, Ericsson Senior VP and head of North American operations Rima Qureshi (BCom’87, MBA’96) has left the company. Chief Strategy Officer Niklas Hueveldop has stepped...

Desautels alumnus nominated for Wesdome directorship

Published: 12May2017

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. has announced the slate of 2017 director nominees to be voted on at the annual meeting, which will be in Toronto on June 21, 2017. Among the list of nominees is Charles B....

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