BCom Alumni

Desautels alumna appointed CFO at Loop Industries

Published: 29Sep2017

D. Jennifer Rhee (BCom’88, DPA’89) has been named Chief Financial Officer at Loop Industries, a manufacturer of environmentally responsible Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) and Mono Ethylene Glycol...

Desautels alumnus named to the board of Teekay Offshore Group

Published: 26Sep2017

David Levenson (BCom'96) has been nominated to the Board of Teekay Offshore Group as news of a completed comprehensive transaction with Brookfield Business Partners L.P. is also shared....

Desautels Global Expert Monica Ruffo takes aim at the supplements market

Published: 26Sep2017

While looking into supplements as part of her treatment for breast cancer, Monica Ruffo (BCom’86) realized something was amiss. “I couldn’t actually understand what was written on the labels,”...

Desautels alumna on being a woman in comedy, her big break and the value of failure

Published: 19Sep2017

Nour Hadidi (BCom’10) is a comedian and TV writer who grew up in a family of doctors, earned a BCom, and spent a half-decade as a financial analyst before leaving Montreal for the comedy stages of...

Desautels alumna mixes dance and brand strategy

Published: 19Sep2017

In an interview for Flare Magazine, Toronto-based Shereen Ladha (BCom’10) talks about finding success both as a brand strategist and as a busy Bollywood dancer in movies, Netflix shows, on Canada’s...

Philippines-based fashion retailer sees doors opening, thanks to inclusion on BoF 500 list

Published: 11Sep2017

Mark “Jappy” Gonzalez is thrilled to be included on BoF 500, the list of people moving and shaking the fashion industry. Mr Gonzalez says that being included on the list can only open doors, and...

Desautels alumna on recycling cigarette butts

Published: 8Sep2017

TerraCycle Marketing Manager Jessica Panetta (BCom’16) recently appeared on Toronto’s Breakfast Television to talk about recycling “non-recyclable” waste, specifically used cigarette butts....

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...

"You've Invested Real Money. You Haven't Just Run a Virtual Portfolio"

Published: 5Mar2014

Along Highway 401 and over the Ontario border, Tyler Maxey and some of his MBA classmates at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal are also learning by doing. Their modus...

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