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MBA alumnus appointed to Board of Vitalhub

Published: 19Oct2017

Vitalhub Corp. has announced the appointment of Mohan Plakkot (MBA'09), Partner and Chief Strategist at Valsef Capital, to its Board of Directors....

An MBA victory at USC Global Case Competition

Published: 17Mar2017

The Desautels MBA case team composed of Catherine Du Pont, Jiawei Lin, Helena Rati, Karen Sidhu, Jessica Truong secured first place at the USC Marshall Global Case Competition, which was hosted at...

Desautels alumnus named group VP at Shire

Published: 11Jul2017

Desautels alumnus John Snisarenko (BSc’86 and MBA’91) has been appointed Group VP of the Ophthalmology Business Unit for Shire US. He comes to Shire from Genentech, where he was VP Sales and...

Crickets: a healthy food choice that’s tasty too

Published: 16Oct2017

Mohammed Ashour (MBA'14) and the Aspire Group have come a long way since winning the Hult Prize in 2013 for their vision of creating a high-tech cricket farm to produce foods for human consumption....

A new role for Desautels alumna, Rima Qureshi

Published: 1Nov2017

Rima Qureshi (BCom’87, MBA’96), former president and CEO of Ericsson North America, has been named executive vice president and chief strategy officer for Verizon Communications Inc., effective...

Desautels alumnus on fit and misfit in the workplace

Published: 19Dec2017

An article authored by Paul Chipperton (MBA’04), lecturer in strategic innovation, entrepreneurship, and marketing at Smith School of Business, cautions that organizations, particularly small and...

Canadian Perspectives on Hedge Funds in 2016

Published: 24Nov2016

Jean-François Papillon: I have been a Wealth Advisor and Portfolio Manager with the Roux Papillon Blais team at BMO Nesbitt Burns for 15 years. I have a civil engineering background and hold an MBA...

Desautels alumnus promoted at CIBC

Published: 7Jul2017

According to BNN.ca, changes are afoot at CIBC: a shakeup of the management team has two department heads leaving the company, as well as a couple of promotions. One of those promotions sees...

Canada is a big draw for American MBA students

Published: 12Dec2017

Current MBA trends reveal that an increased number of American students are declining offers from domestic MBA programs in favor of Canadian ones....

For the LOV of plant-based foods

Published: 15Feb2018

As a popular go-to for vegans and health-conscious eaters, LOV restaurant, founded by Dominic Bujold (EMBA’13), has made the Travel Channel’s list of 13 Plant-Based Restaurants Around the World....

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