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Athenex names McGill alumnus as Chief Financial Officer

Published: 1Mar2017

Biopharm company Athenex has tapped independent consultant and McGill Commerce alumnus J. Nick Riehle (BCom’76) to join its executive suite as Chief Financial Officer, pending Board approval. Mr....

A concept for a world free of political bullies

Published: 1Mar2017

In an op-ed piece for the Globe and Mail, Desautels’ Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies Henry Mintzberg decries what he calls our “era of bullies,” naming Trump, Putin and other strong-arm...

Corruption, accountability and a bridge in Bangladesh

Published: 28Feb2017

Desautels Faculty of Management Finance Professor Mo Chaudhury writes for The Daily Star that the court case surrounding the Padma Bridge project in Bangladesh —which has snared the World Bank, SNC...

The philosopher and the tycoon, how Eric Hoffer Predicted the last election

Published: 28Feb2017

In an opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal, Desautels Finance Professor Reuven Brenner examines the 1970 essay Whose Country Is America? by Eric Hoffer. Professor Brenner looks at how the...

Adventurous CEOs make great innovators

Published: 28Feb2017

According to a study performed in part by Desautels Assistant Professor of Accounting Jingjing Zhang, when it comes to chasing innovation, companies with risk-loving CEOs tend to pursue more...

Macroeconomics, accountability and the 2008 financial crisis

Published: 24Feb2017

In a recent essay for the inaugural issue of American Affairs, Desautels Faculty of Management professor Reuven Brenner writes that it is time to drop the macroeconomic myths that have been...

Bloomberg Prize winner motivates kids and families towards better health

Published: 24Feb2017

The Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health is a $50,000 award for research that can influence North Americans’ well-being. It is partially administered by the Desautels Faculty...

From the Dean's Desk: The Desautels Management Achievement Awards

Published: 23Feb2017

On behalf of the Desautels Faculty of Management, I wish to congratulate the deserving recipients of the 2017 Desautels Management Achievement Awards (DMAA), Mitch Garber (BA'86), CEO, Caesars...

CEO of the Year Futures Fund Scholarship

Published: 23Feb2017

Congratulations to BCom student Stephanie Ng-Lun, recipient of this year’s Canada's Outstanding CEO of the Year Futures Fund Scholarship. Award recipients from across Canada were present in Toronto...

Professor Brenner marks launch of American Affairs

Published: 23Feb2017

Professor Reuven Brenner of the Desautels Faculty of Management was in Manhattan, NY on February 21 to mark the inauguration of American Affairs, a quarterly journal of public policy and political...

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