BCom Alumni

Desautels alumnus named to board at Quebec mining company

Published: 7Sep2017

Terry Kocisko (BCom’87) has been appointed to the audit committee and Board of Directors of Quebec-based mining company Yorbeau Resources. He comes to the job with three decades-plus of experience...

List of stars with surprising degrees includes Desautels alumnus

Published: 1Sep2017

Quebec celebrity news site envedette.ca recently posted a list of stars who hold degrees that have nothing to do with show business.  Some of the stars are pure over-achievers (James Franco has BA...

Desautels alumna takes charge of sustainability at Careem

Published: 24Aug2017

A piece in Breaking News Pakistan announces the appointment of Nadia Rouchdy (BCom’09) as Head of Sustainability & Social impact at Careem, the Dubai-based rideshare company. Her appointment...

William Shatner: from BCom to Boston Legal

Published: 23Aug2017

Canadian Jewish News profiles William Shatner (BCom’52, DLitt’11) as part of its series on prominent Jewish Canadians. The Shakespearian actor’s career was catapulted into the stratosphere when he...

Desautels alumnus on labour law, social justice and driving motivation

Published: 23Aug2017

A recent piece at AdvocateDaily.com looks at the career of Toronto-area labour lawyer Stefan Rosenbaum (BCom’10). While Mr. Rosenbaum’s Desautels education equipped him well for boardroom work, his...

Aldo Bensadoun and the company he turned into a big-league player

Published: 8Aug2017

Aldo Bensadoun (BCom’64) founded Aldo Shoes as a Le Château exclusive in 1972, then opened the first standalone ALDO store in 1987. Today, the ALDO Group is a major player in the shoe field, with...

To realise your potential, be fully engaged.

Published: 8Aug2017

A piece in Forbes co-authored by Desautels professor Karl Moore and Sandoz executive Vincenzo Ciampi (BCom’94) says that it takes a sense of purpose to realise one’s career potential....

Montreal shoe giant ALDO agrees to buy the shoes and accessories part of the Camuto Group’s business

Published: 7Aug2017

A news release at canadianinsider.com reveals that Montreal-based footwear giant ALDO is set to buy the shoes and accessories side of the Camuto Group. The deal plays nicely into ALDO’s expansion...

After DavidsTea, Desautels alumnus goes for something new

Published: 7Aug2017

According to a recent piece in the Ottawa Business Journal, David Segal (BCom’04) knocked one out of the park with DavidsTea, and he bets he can do it again with salad. His new venture, Mad Radish,...

Desautels alumnus and amateur sailor hits the high seas to make history

Published: 2Aug2017

Clipper Round the World is an epic endurance event, a race that crosses 40,000 nautical miles and hits six continents. It’s unique in that there is no requirement to have ever stepped on a boat to...

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