MBA students win big at HEC case competition

Published: 17Mar2017

The Desautels Faculty of Management was well represented at this year’s HEC Corporate Responsibility Challenge. Among the twelve competing teams, MBA students Taha Ataullah, Bernardo Prôa Bressane,...

Desautels alumna runs for city council in Colorado

Published: 31Mar2017

Melissa Youssef (MBA'91) is stepping into municipal politics in Durango, Colorado. She is a civically-minded member of the community and a successful businesswoman; Ms. Youssef is VP of the local...

Swimmer, Pharmacist and bank CEO: a Desautels alumnus’ journey

Published: 2May2017

Barclays Bank Kenya CEO Jeremy Awori (MBA’96) more or less fell into banking. He started out as a competitive swimmer, but when his Olympic dream fell apart he went to the UK on a scholarship and...

Desautels alumna on law, business and her transgender journey

Published: 19Sep2017

Marie Laure Leclercq (MBA) started her career, and indeed her life, as a male. According to the Canadian Bar Association’s (CBA) National Magazine, when she began the process of changing her gender...

Desautels Global Expert: Stephen Kay

Published: 3Nov2017

Stephen Kay, BA'83, MBA'90, US & Canada leader of Marsh’s Political Risk & Structured Credit practice...

Top-ranked MBA program in Canada

Published: 2Feb2018

The Globe and Mail reports on the recent Financial Times MBA Ranking ranking, which places Desautels as the top-ranking MBA program in Canada and 78th in the world. Read more

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 appointed director at Quantum

Published: 18Jul2017

According to, Quantum International Income Corp. has announced that Red Cloud Klondike Strike CEO and Desautels alumnus Chad Williams (BEngr’ 89, MBA’93) has been appointed to its...

Desautels Global Expert announcement: Chandra Kumar

Published: 10Nov2017

The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Chandra Kumar, President of the Confectionery Business at Nestlé Canada, as a Desautels Global Expert.

Heike Birlenbach appointed Vice President Sales Lufthansa Group for the EMEA sales region

Published: 7Dec2016

Since 2014 Mrs. Heike Birlenbach holds the position of Vice President Sales Europe Lufthansa Group Airlines. As of next year, 2017, she will assume the role of Vice President Sales EMEA Lufthansa...