Faculty

Desautels alumnus named Vidéotron’s Senior VP and CFO

Published: 29Jun2017

Philippe Cloutier (MBA'02) is the new Senior VP and CFO at Vidéotron, reporting directly to CEO Manon Brouillette. He will oversee the financial operations, procurement, and Vidéotron’s community...

McGill X-1 Accelerator: third week at a glance

Published: 29Jun2017

For week 3 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator, the theme was Business Models and Startup Financials. Podlegal’s Philippe-Olivier Daniel got the ball rolling by telling participants to go for a...

Desautels alumni included on Canada’s 2017 Top 40 Under 40 list

Published: 29Jun2017

According to a piece at BNN.ca, over 900 nominations have been reviewed and pared down to the final Canada’s 2017 Top 40 Under 40 list. The list is a roundup of some of Canada’s most outstanding...

Innovation at law firms? Depends on who you ask

Published: 28Jun2017

A recent Lexpert Magazine article looks at a study by Aly Háji, a joint MBA- Law student supervised by Professor Karl Moore. The paper, The Illusion of Innovation at Canadian Law Firms, exposes the...

For a Desautels alumna, the road to the Bermuda Bar was a bumpy ride

Published: 28Jun2017

Alexis Haynes (BCom'08) had a degree from Desautels and a plan. Then life got in the way: in quick succession, her sister and father both fell sick, and her mother suffered a seizure that required...

A conversation with McGill Dobson Cup judge Kelly Megyery

Published: 28Jun2017

Desautels alumna Kelly Megyery (MBA’92) was one of the Health Sciences judges at the McGill Dobson Cup 2017. She is a partner at Pivot Strategic Transformation, where she works on healthcare policy...

Desautels alumnus named director at Sama Graphite Inc.

Published: 28Jun2017

Desautels alumnus Yves Grou (BCom’77, DPA’78) has been appointed to Sama Graphite Inc’s Board of Directors, effective June 14, 2017. Mr. Grou has pertinent experience, which makes him a good fit...

Ottawa’s pot pricing plan likely to be affected by low rates in Quebec

Published: 28Jun2017

Ottawa is going to have to find a way to keep legalized cannabis on the affordable side, thanks to the already low prices in Quebec. A new Public Safety Canada report states that, for comparable...

Lowered competition leads to even lower customer satisfaction in Canadian air travel

Published: 28Jun2017

If you feel like customer satisfaction is an afterthought with airlines today, you aren’t alone. An op-ed in Cantech Letter quotes Desautels professor Karl Moore as naming competition, or a lack...

Desautels alumnus Peter Cundhill was a Canadian Warren Buffett

Published: 28Jun2017

According to an op-ed in The Chronicle Journal, Desautels alumnus Peter Cundill (BCom’60) was an investor’s investor. He was inspired by Benjamin Graham’s investment philosophy, and used it to...

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