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Âge : 51 ans

Études : Martin Bachant est titulaire d'un MBA EDC de l'Université McGill et d'un baccalauréat en marketing de l'Université du Québec à Montréal.

En poste depuis : décembre 2014

Nombre d'employés : plus de 400 au Québec et 2500 au Canada

Published: 20Oct2016

Trade-offs and disappearing acts: shifting societal discourses of diversity in Canada over three decades

Authors: Cukier, W., Gagnon, S., Roach, E., Elmi, M., Yap, M., Rodrigues, S.

Publication: The International Journal of Human Resource Management 


Published: 20Oct2016

The 23-Year-Old Behind Soular Is Bringing Solar-Powered Backpacks To Children In Africa

Salima Visram is the 23-year-old entrepreneur behind the Soular, a backpack company equipped with solar panels, which allow children who don’t have access to electricity in rural parts of Africa to study at night without having to use an expensive and carcinogenic kerosene lamp. Soular will be launching a new one-for-one model today, through the sale of trendy backpacks on HSN in collaboration with Disney, alongside their new movie, Queen of Katwe, which is set in rural Uganda, where the kerosene lamp is central to the plot of the story.

Published: 18Oct2016

Lupita Nyong’o Stuns on Latest Vogue Cover, Interview Earns Praise

Lupita Nyong’o is earning praise from Black social media users for a quote she made in a fashion magazine. The comment landed on the publication’s cover and caused many to see it as a welcome change in the industry.

The Vogue magazine quote cements Nyong’o’s representation of African-Americans and minorities.

“I want to create opportunities for people of color.”

...Forbes reported Nyong’o and the Soular Backpack team went to Katwe, Uganda with Disney after Queen of Katwe filming ended. There, they handed out the backpacks.

Published: 18Oct2016

Flatbook rebrands as ‘Sonder,’ lands $10 million investment

Montreal’s Flatbook is rebranding as “Sonder” amid a large fundraising escapade that will see the startup bank $10 million.

The startup formerly focused on providing premium short term rentals for travellers in select North American markets. With today’s announcement, Sonder will offer 500 “hometels,” which are places that possess the authenticity of peer-to-peer home rental along with the services of a hotel.

Published: 18Oct2016

The new (non-tech) tech luminaries

Ms. Magdesian was frustrated. Then a researcher at McGill University’s Montreal Neurological Institute, she was having trouble with the spinal cord cells she was studying.

The only way to grow them was in a petri dish, but the cells don’t grow in a dish in the same way they grow in the human body. Instead of growing straight, they get tangled. It made her work harder, slower and more prone to error.

Published: 18Oct2016

Research Proposal Presentation: Madhurima Bhattacharyay

Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

Ms. Madhurima Bhattacharyay, a doctoral student at McGill University in the Area of Strategy & Organization will be presenting her research proposal entitled:

Joanne Liu, Bertrand Cesvet to receive honorary degrees

Two inspirational McGill alumni – Bertrand Cesvet, of the award-winning creative agency Sid Lee, and Joanne Liu, of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders – will receive honorary doctorate degrees at the university’s fall convocation ceremonies.

These two alumni also hail from the Desautels Faculty of Management: Dr. Joanne Liu (IMHL’14) pursued her International Masters for Health Leadership while Bertrand Cesvet (MBA'90) pursued his MBA.

Published: 14Oct2016

Corporate Knights' release of 2016 Better World MBA ranking reveals growing commitment to sustainability education in business

Today Corporate Knights releases the 14th edition of the Better World MBA Ranking, which is the only major global ranking to evaluate graduate business programs on their integration of sustainability into the education of future business leaders. Top programs include Canada's Schulich School of Business at York University, followed by MIT's Sloan School of Managementand Duquesne University's Palumbo-Donahue School of Business.

Published: 14Oct2016

How has Corporate Social Responsibility has Changed?

Interview with Paola Pérez-Alemán, PhD, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Management, McGill University. 
Read full interview: Latin Trade, October 13, 2016 

Published: 14Oct2016