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Nouveau président à la tête du conseil d'administration de la Fondation de l'ITHQ

Le conseil d'administration de la Fondation de l'ITHQ est heureux d'annoncer la nomination de M. Guy Larivée, président-directeur général de l'entreprise Hector Larivée, à titre de président du conseil. Read full article: CNW, November 16, 2015    

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

New scholarship to recognize LGBT leadership

In 1990, except for discussions about women in business, Timothy Thompson recalls little talk of diversity and inclusion of minorities when he became a banker after graduating with an MBA from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. “Over the course of my career of 25 years, the conversation about diversity and inclusion has definitely opened up,” says Mr. Thompson, chief operating officer of TD Asset Management in Toronto. But he still sees gaps, including for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. That’s why Mr.

Published on : 19 Nov 2015

Nuvo Research® Announces Appointment to its Board of Directors

Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI) (Nuvo or the Company), a specialty pharmaceutical company with growing revenues and a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products, today announced the appointment of Samira Sakhia to its Board of Directors.  Read full article: Dallas South News, November 3, 2015  

Published on : 03 Nov 2015

CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities Makes Key Strategic Hires, Expands Renewable Energy Team

CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities, LLC (CohnReznick Cap Markets) has added three new members to its renewable energy team to further support its growing industry practice.Nick Sangermano A notable industry veteran, Nick Sangermano is Managing Director and Head of Corporate and Private Placements.  Nick will lead CohnReznick Cap Markets’ efforts to further support its energy and other corporate clients’ needs for capital.

Published on : 03 Nov 2015

Jennifer Heil inducted into Canadian Sports Hall of Fame 0

 The first pieces of the puzzle came together for Jennifer Heil when she was a Grade 2 student at Millgrove School in Spruce Grove. She drew the Olympic rings on a picture for her teacher Mrs. Wrangler, who responded, “I believe you can do it.” Read full article: Stony Plain Reporter, October 30, 2015

Published on : 03 Nov 2015

30 Under 30 – Jesse Abrams

If one had followed Jesse Abrams on a walk through the halls of General Mills when he was the company’s digital marketing lead, they would have heard friendly calls of “Twitter!” and “Facebook!” coming from of the cubicles. Read full article: Marketing Magazine, October 5, 2015

Published on : 02 Nov 2015

Concerned Shareholders Requisition Petrodorado Energy Ltd. Shareholder Meeting

A group of Petrodorado Energy Ltd. (“Petrodorado“) shareholders, including Krishna Vathyam and Braans Ventures LLC (the “Concerned Shareholders“), together owning approximately 6% of the outstanding common shares of Petrodorado, announces that they have requisitioned a special meeting of shareholders of Petrodorado (“Shareholders“) for the purpose of reconstituting the Petrodorado board of directors (the “Board“) with three (3) new directors (the “Requisition“). 

Published on : 30 Oct 2015

Catalyst Investors Appoints Courtney Nelson and David Sack Analysts

Growth equity firm Catalyst Investors further expanded with the addition of two new analysts, Courtney Nelson and David Sack. Both analysts are responsible for deal origination, transaction execution, and portfolio management, as well as assisting with Catalyst’s research reports.  Read full article: citybizlist, October 21, 2015

Published on : 30 Oct 2015

First Past The Post

The white, bright space on the top floor of a building just north of Oxford Circus resembles the sort of office you might imagine in a creative-visualisation technique: spacious rooms filled with stylish, purposeful-looking men and women sitting around pristine work surfaces. I hazard a guess that a "no eating at your desk" policy is observed but I don't get round to asking because Imran Amed (BCom'97) is in full flight.

Published on : 30 Oct 2015

The Siegfried Group, LLP Welcomes 11 New Professionals to Explore a Leadership Position

The Siegfried Group, LLP is proud to announce the addition of eleven new Professionals to join the second class of Siegfried's Director-Explore program. This opportunity is due to the Firm's continued success and growth.  ... Jake joined Siegfried's NorCal Market in early 2015 as Professional Resource and now is a member of the Director-Explore program. Jake finds it "extremely exciting to be working alongside such high-quality, energetic and motivated Professionals that continue to bring out the best in you.

Published on : 30 Oct 2015

Niederbuhl inducted into Hall of Fame

Arthur S. Niederbuhl, of Bloomingdale, was inducted into Concordia University’s Hall of Fame Sept.  27 in Montreal. Niederbuhl, a 1970 graduate of St. Pius X in Saranac Lake, played for Concordia’s Loyola Warriors football team during his undergraduate days from 1970 to 1975.  Read full article: Press Republican, October 20, 2015

Published on : 30 Oct 2015

Bombardier ‘committed’ to troubled CSeries jet

Bombardier says it has no plans to pull the plug on the CSeries even though its efforts to secure a rescue deal from Airbus stoked fears about the future of the aircraft program and the company itself. … Karl Moore, professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, said Bombardier may sell a majority stake in its transportation division to raise funds but he’d be “astonished” if Bombardier’s new CEO Alain Bellemare bailed on the CSeries that is two years late and $2 billion over budget.

Published on : 26 Oct 2015

E poi ho detto: trasferiamoci a Singapore

Damiano Baj è Head of IT and Operations alla BSI Bank di Singapore. Ha 40 anni ed è via dall’Italia da quasi 15, da quando, con in curriculum una laurea in ingegneria gestionale del Politecnico di Milano e alcuni mesi di lavoro nel mondo della business intelligence e dei big data, è entrato alla Banca della Svizzera Italiana di Lugano come project manager nel settore IT. Read full article (in Italian): Nuvola, October 11, 2015

Published on : 26 Oct 2015

Singapore Airlines appoints new NZ manager

Singapore Airlines has appointed Simon Turcotte as New Zealand general manager. He replaces Edwin Chiang, who heads to Jakarta on October 31 to begin his new role as general manager of Singapore Airlines Indonesia. Read full article: NBR, October 12, 2015

Published on : 26 Oct 2015

Santé au travail : innovations et tendances mondiales

Vieillissement, maladies chroniques, détresse psychologique, invalidité… les défis que doivent surmonter les entreprises pour protéger la santé de leur organisation sont aussi nombreux que les maux qui affligent les travailleurs d’aujourd’hui. Heureusement, des solutions novatrices émergent un peu partout sur la planète. « Selon l’Agence de la santé publique du Canada, près de 68 % des travailleurs canadiens sont inactifs, 32 % vivent un stress modéré ou élevé au travail et 61 % souffrent de surpoids. Ce sont tous des problèmes évitables.

Published on : 26 Oct 2015