BCom Alumni

Desautels alumnus and amateur sailor hits the high seas to make history

Published: 2Aug2017

Clipper Round the World is an epic endurance event, a race that crosses 40,000 nautical miles and hits six continents. It’s unique in that there is no requirement to have ever stepped on a boat to...

A Desautels alumnus steps towards international stardom

Published: 2Aug2017

Geoffroy Sauvé (BCom'10) built on his 2014 stint on Quebec’s La Voix music competition show to make music his full-time job and land a record contract. But he’s not exactly a newcomer: Geoffroy...

McGill business grad was head of Birks for four decades

Published: 25Jul2017

George Drummond Birks (BCom‘40) was practically destined to go into the jewellery business. Born into a family of silversmiths, he eschewed an apprenticeship in favour of a McGill Commerce degree...

Desautels alumna named Secretary General of Quebec Press Council

Published: 25Jul2017

The Quebec Press Council has elected Caroline Locher (BCom’01) to the position of Secretary General, effective September 5th. Prior to her election, Ms. Locher was Executive Director of the...

Karl Moore and Kat Garcia talk business and acting on Australian radio

Published: 25Jul2017

Desautels professor Karl Moore and actor-cum-management consultant Kat Garcia (BCom'16) recently appeared on ABC Radio in Australia to talk about skills that CEOs can borrow from actors to improve...

Desautels alumnus gets a great start in London’s investment banking scene

Published: 24Jul2017

eFinancialCareers.com has published a list of eight young London-based investment analysts to watch, all of whom started at their respective companies in June. The high-octane London banking scene...

Desautels alumnus promoted at CIBC

Published: 7Jul2017

According to BNN.ca, changes are afoot at CIBC: a shakeup of the management team has two department heads leaving the company, as well as a couple of promotions. One of those promotions sees...

Evening delivery startup hopes to expand quickly

Published: 5Jul2017

BoxKnight is a new kind of delivery service. For an extra few dollars, consumers can have their packages delivered while they’re home in the evening. A text message lets them know that their goods...

Desautels alumna appointed VP, Corporate Comptroller at Vidéotron

Published: 4Jul2017

After two years as Director General, Corporate Comptroller at Quebec telecoms giant Vidéotron, Antoinette Noviello (BCom'91, DPA'93) has been promoted to VP. She brings massive experience to the...

Why does advertising matter? FreeWheel Europe knows

Published: 4Jul2017

The FreeWheel Council for Premium Video has been a thought-leadership player in North America since 2015, educating stakeholders on the differences and benefits of premium video, from marketing to...

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