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Director of International Sales to Speak at EU-US Trade Forum

Health Enterprises, Inc., a leading consumer health products company, announces the participation of Mr. Brooke Fishback, director of international sales, in the European Union – United States (EU-US) trade forum in Tallinn, Estonia June 2nd & 3rd. The EU-US “Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Best Practices Workshop” will bring together leading government officials and private sector business professionals to review ways to improve trade between the EU and the US, and is the 7th EU-US trade forum in the framework of the Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC).

Published on : 01 Jun 2016

Décor company Commonwealth Home Fashions toasts 70 profitable years

The Montreal company, which designs and manufactures ready-made indoor and outdoor curtains and draperies, decorative cushions and shower curtains, has managed to adapt to changing trends, technology and market forces in a way its 1946 contemporaries did not. “Not one of the curtain companies that existed in Canada when we started is still in business today. We outlasted them all,” president Harvey Levenson said. “And we pride ourselves on the fact we’ve never had a losing year.”

Published on : 31 May 2016

Diary: Lessons from Chilecon Valley

EIGHT flights, two developing countries, five cities, 25 meetings with 25 different companies in 10 different industries. If I told you that you could do this in less than 10 days, you would probably think I was crazy. And then I would tell you about the Hot Cities of the World Tour at the University of McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management, which has followed such a hectic schedule for the past eight years.

Published on : 31 May 2016

Tuition Hikes Aren’t Stopping MBA Applicants

Lower tuition costs are a selling point for MBA programs outside the U.S. But some schools are starting to bring their fees more in line with U.S. schools, and they’re finding it doesn’t necessarily deter applicants. This week Financial Times covered recent changes at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada and Vlerick Business School in Belgium. The report highlighted an interesting pattern: after dramatically increasing their tuition, these schools are attracting more applicants.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, MBA
Published on : 17 May 2016

DESJARDINS - Le mouvement renforce son bureau de représentation en Europe

Le mouvement Desjardins, premier groupe financier coopératif au Canada, renforce son équipe au sein du bureau de représentation européen basé à Paris, avec la nomination de Rémy Paris. 

Published on : 05 May 2016

Poxel Announces Election of Pierre Legault as Chairman of the Board of Directors

POXEL SA (Euronext - POXEL - FR0012432516), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel treatments for type 2 diabetes and metabolic disease, today announced that Pierre Legault has been appointed the new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Legault joined Poxel's Board of Directors in February 2016 and will succeed Dr. Thierry Hercend, who will continue to support Poxel as a member of its Board.

Published on : 19 Apr 2016

Poxel annonce la nomination de Pierre Legault à la présidence du Conseil d’Administration

Pierre Legault a rejoint Poxel en apportant plus de 35 ans d’expérience de l’industrie biotechnologique et pharmaceutique. Il est membre du Conseil d’Administration de Tobira Therapeutics (Président du Comité d’Audit), de ceux d’Iroko Pharmaceuticals et de NephroGenex. Au cours de sa carrière, M. Legault a été Président, Directeur Général et Directeur Financier de plusieurs sociétés cotées incluant Eckerd Pharmacies, NephroGenex, OSI Pharmaceuticals et Rite Aid. Il a occupé plusieurs fonctions seniors chez Sanofi-Aventis et sociétés précédentes. M.

Published on : 19 Apr 2016

How A Team Of Graduate Students Are Planning To Significantly Enhance Ticketmaster’s Business

For those who may not know, every year the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference holds the First Pitch Case Competition. The competition is designed to give top graduate students the opportunity to work with a major sports organization to analyze and evaluate their most challenging issues. This year, teams worked with Ticketmaster to explore better ways for the company to improve its partnership with the NBA through a multitude of different technological advancements.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, MBA
Published on : 12 Apr 2016

MBA students win MIT Sloan Sports Analytics First Pitch Case Competition

Desautels MBA students Jorge Tatto, Deepti Kaul, and Christian Mathews-Gagne triumphed over 43 other teams from around the world to win 1st place at the 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference’s First Pitch Case Competition held on March 11 to 12. Taking second and third places were Cornell University and Old Dominion University, respectively.

Published on : 15 Mar 2016

CAE’s Sonya Branco appointed Chief Financial Officer

CAE today announced that it has appointed Sonya Branco as the Company's Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective May 23, 2016, after the Company has reported its fiscal 2016 year-end results. She succeeds Stephane Lefebvre who has recently accepted a leadership position with le Cirque du Soleil, a company held by private equity. ...

Published on : 03 Mar 2016

Sportlogiq réinvente l’analyse du hockey

Un an à peine après sa création, l’entreprise Sportlogiq, lancée par deux diplômés de McGill, compte déjà 10 équipes de la LNH parmi ses clients. « Nous découvrons des choses au sujet de la façon de jouer au hockey que personne avant nous n’a découvertes », lance Craig Buntin, cofondateur de Sportlogiq.

Published on : 19 Feb 2016

Five Canadian universities make the Financial Times' MBA rankings. Only one from Quebec: McGill

McGill made it to No. 85, an improvement over last year, when it was No. 100 on the FT Global MBA rankings. The other four universities that made it this year are: 60. University of Toronto: Rotman. (Last year: 53) 88. Western University: Ivey. (Last year: 97) 93. Queen’s University: Smith.  (Last year: 86) 96. University of British Columbia: Sauder. (Last year: 81)

Published on : 26 Jan 2016

Rosy job market for MBAs runs contrary to overall economic malaise

Several hundred aspiring MBAs will descend on Vancouver and Toronto next week for the first two Canadian stops this year on the QS World MBA Tour, which brings about two dozen Canadian and international business schools under one roof for a day-long recruitment pitch.

Published on : 22 Jan 2016

Une diplômée de McGill dans le 30 Under 30 de Forbes!

Quelle meilleure façon de commencer l’année 2016 pour Shobhita Soor, sortie diplômée en droit en 2015 de l’Université McGill ? Car en effet, comme le rapporte Canadian Lawyer Mag, la jeune femme de 26 ans, qui s’est dit très « reconnaissante de figurer en si bonne compagnie » a été identifiée par le magazine Forbes comme l’une des avocates les plus prometteuses de l’année. Lire l’article complet: Droit-Inc, 20 Janvier, 2016

Published on : 21 Jan 2016

McGill law grad makes Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Recent McGill University law grad Shobhita Soor says she is “grateful to be in good company,” after being recognized by Forbes magazine as a breakout talent of 2016 30 Under 30 list.  Along with her teammates — while studying in the joint civil-common law and MBA program — Soor helped create a company that addresses food security around the world with innovative technology.

Published on : 18 Jan 2016