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Ben Plomion talks startups, skateboards, and Donald Trump

Published: 29Sep2017

­­­­­­­­­­For French native Ben Plomion (MBA’07), his early teenage years consisted of skateboards, Nirvana, and an unshakable dream of relocating to the U.S. After completing his studies in Canada...

Desautels alumna appointed CFO at Loop Industries

Published: 29Sep2017

D. Jennifer Rhee (BCom’88, DPA’89) has been named Chief Financial Officer at Loop Industries, a manufacturer of environmentally responsible Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) and Mono Ethylene Glycol...

LIMRA names Desautels alumnus to list of financial innovators

Published: 29Sep2017

LIMRA has released its 2017 Rising Stars of Innovation under 40 list and Jean-Michel Lavoie (MBA’09), Assistant Vice President, Product Development, Group Benefits at Sun Life Financial has made...

Alibaba and future directions of retail

Published: 29Sep2017

Alibaba hosted its Gateway’17 conference, which brought together an array of forward-looking retailers, along with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who commented on the healthy trade relationship...

Desautels alumnus and Global Expert makes Queen’s New Year’s Honours list

Published: 29Sep2017

Imran Amed (BCom'97) has been named to the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for his contributions as CEO of The Business of Fashion, an online news site for the fashion industry. The list recognises...

Subsidies for Bombardier may pale in comparison

Published: 29Sep2017

In light of the controversial decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce to impose 220 per cent tariffs on Bombardier products, an article in Les Affaires examines how Canada compares to other...

Montreal is the place to be for Desautels MBA student

Published: 27Sep2017

Desautels MBA student, Moises Meza, originates from Venezuela, but has lived all over the world. After working for five years in consulting, Meza always envisaged pursuing his MBA studies in a vast...

Has Uber’s relationship with Quebec soured?

Published: 27Sep2017

Desautels professor Karl Moore joined BNN to share his insight on Uber’s possible exit from the Quebec market over the new rules proposed by the provincial government. Prof. Moore views Uber as a...

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