BCom Alumni

Rima Qureshi leaves Ericsson North America after less than a year as boss

Published: 16May2017

After less than a year at the job, Ericsson Senior VP and head of North American operations Rima Qureshi (BCom’87, MBA’96) has left the company. Chief Strategy Officer Niklas Hueveldop has stepped...

Introducing our newest Global Experts

Published: 7Jun2017

The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Darshan Jain (MBA’88) and Harsha Rajamani (BCom’06) as its latest Desautels Global Experts.

Desautels alumna and former Ericsson exec joins Verizon as CSO

Published: 20Sep2017

Light Reading reports that after leaving her position as Head of Ericsson North America, Rima Qureshi (BCom’87, MBA’96) has been hired as Verizon’s new Chief Strategy Officer. She will be working...

Announcement of Knight Therapeutics CFO resignation

Published: 11Oct2017

Knight Therapeutics has announced the resignation of its chief financial officer, as the company’s president and Desautels International Faculty Advisory Board member, Samira Sakhia (BCom’90, DPA...

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...

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 alumni weigh in on Canada-Russia altercation

Published: 9Feb2018

Eric Myles (EMBA’11), executive director for sport for the Canadian Olympic Committee, and Richard Pound (BCom'62, LLD'09), former head of the World Anti-Doping Agency, discuss the aftermath of the...

Desautels Global Expert: Michael Handelsman

Published: 7Feb2018

Michael Handelsman, BCom’04, Principal & Founder, Paddock Consulting Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Guest Lecture in Strategic Management with Ms. Imane Tabbara

BCom alumnus is a new managing director

Published: 2Feb2018

As one of 509 in the class, Harsha Rajamani (BCom’06) has been promoted into the new class of managing directors at Goldman Sachs....

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