Desautels Faculty of Management

In an article published by CRWE World, Phivida announces Desautels alumnus Jon David Silverman (BCom’61) as its new Chairman of the Advisory Board.

As the former Executive Vice President of Seagram’s global emerging markets division, Silverman has spent nearly forty years in the global food and beverage sector.

Discover Jon David Silverman’s journey so far.

Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

Businessperson and Desautels alumnus, Kuok Khoon Hong (BCom'73) occupies the ninth position on Singapore’s 10 Richest People in 2017 list.

As a co-founder of Wilmar, one of the biggest palm oil producers in the world, Hong has established plantations in Asia and Africa.

Learn more about how Mr. Kuok earned his wealth. 

Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

Our new MBA & Masters building is named for Professor Donald E. Armstrong, PhD’54 (1925-2011).

The 48,666 sq. ft. expansion by EKM brings new dedicated teaching and learning spaces that benefit all in the Faculty.

While the building is open for students as of January 2018, the grand opening is slated for May 25-27.

Classified as: Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Masters of Management in Finance (MMF), Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

Professor Karl Moore interviews CEO and Secretary General of the Canadian Red Cross on leading with urgency through the worst situations.

After investing multiple years in community work and being involved with many health and social service committees, Conrad Sauvé reveals his leadership motivations and vision.

Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

Desautels alumnus Brett Hickey (BCom'02) has been recognized for the excellence his firm provided in financial services.

Brett Hickey is the CEO and Founder of Star Mountain Capital, an asset management firm. Not only is the firm well recognized, but Mr. Hickey is also a sought-after leader.

Discover the many accolades received by Star Mountain Capital, LLC and Brett Hickey for their extensive work to-date. 

Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

Jody Mitiche talks to us about her rewarding experience at the McGill Executive Institute

Ongoing training is essential when it comes to professional development—whether it’s provided in the workplace or at an academic institution like the McGill Executive Institute. For Jody Mitiche, Service Delivery Director at telecommunications company Ericsson, professional development is essential when it comes to advancing her career and taking on new challenges at work.

Classified as: McGill Executive Institute, Mini-MBA
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

In contrast to the traditional Baby Boomer mindset of "never apologize, never explain,” Professor Karl Moore delves into the millennial expectation of apologies and explanations.

Read more in The Globe & Mail

Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 10 Jan 2018

We welcome Mr. Benoit Lacoste Bienvenue, Partner, National Service Line Leader, Canadian Corporate Tax at KPMG Canada to the Desautels International Advisory Board.

Benoit is a partner in International and M&A Tax, in the Montreal office, and the National Leader for Canadian Corporate Tax, with over 16 years of experience in complex cross border tax structuring, M&A transactions, financing and restructuring transactions.

Classified as: Benoit Lacoste Bienvenue, International advisory board
Published on: 10 Jan 2018

The “Distances in Organizations” workshop will be hosted by McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal on May 11-12, 2018.

Classified as: Jean-Nicolas Reyt, Organizational Behaviour
Published on: 9 Jan 2018

With the holidays just around the corner, McGill has released its popular McGill Reads holiday list.

Now in its fifth edition, the latest list features a wide variety of books, from the classics and new releases, to sci-fi and biographies.

Discover the page-turners that Dean Isabelle Bajeux and other members of the McGill community are hoping to be reading over the break.

Published on: 20 Dec 2017

Are you leading research that promotes Active Health?

Apply for a chance to be recognized

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) are pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2018 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

Classified as: McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics, Laurette Dube
Published on: 20 Dec 2017

Arianne Phosphate Inc. has named Dominique Bouchard (IMPM’00) as executive chair of its board of directors. Mr. Bouchard has been a member of the company’s board since 2013 and his new position follows his previous role as executive vice-chair.

Mr. Bouchard has also been vice-rector of Resources between 2014 and 2017 at the Université du Quebec in Chicoutimi, and has acquired 33 years of experience in Alcan and Rio Tinto organizations, having most recently served as president of Rio Tinto Quebec Iron & Titanium until his retirement in May, 2013.

Classified as: International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM), IMPM Alumni
Published on: 19 Dec 2017

Bombardier and Boeing are readying to make their cases in front of a major trade tribunal over the proposed 300 per cent tariffs on the C-Series planes.

According to Desautels Professor Karl Moore, Boeing will likely struggle to convince the US International Trade Commission to impose such heavy duties, as there is no tenable evidence that the C-Series, an order they did not even compete for, harmed Boeing’s business.

Classified as: Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 19 Dec 2017

Assessing the risks that toxic chemicals pose to natural ecosystems is a major challenge, but the task is expected to become less daunting thanks to a new tool, referred to as EcoToxChip, which is being developed by McGill University researchers, including Desautels Professor Steve Maguire.

The $9.6 million initiative is one of 13 applied research projects selected to receive funding from Genome Canada.

Read more

Classified as: Steve Maguire, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 19 Dec 2017

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