EMBA Alumni

EMBA alumnus on her journey to the top of the PR world

Published: 11Oct2017

As the general manager at Edelman Montréal, Eve Laurier (EMBA'11) recently sat down to share some insights into building a successful career in the PR world. She credits her MBA studies with...

In the midst of change comes reassurance for SFL

Published: 11Oct2017

As with any major organisation, reassessing the services offered in relation to market demand and future directions is key to remaining competitive and relevant....

Two companies headed by McGill-HEC Montréal alumni are on Canadian Business’ Profit 500 list

Published: 15Sep2017

Canadian Business’ Profit 500 ranking is out, and two companies led by McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA alumni are on it. Atypic is a Montreal-based professional-services firm that works with organizations...

Desautels alumna gives 2017 inaugural address at Université de Montréal’s Law faculty

Published: 15Sep2017

At the inaugural session for the Université de Montréal Law faculty’s 2017-18 school year, Jean-François Gaudreault-DesBiens extended a warm welcome to the new and returning students, then invited...

Joey Adler, Businesswoman, philanthropist and EMBA alumna

Published: 12Sep2017

Joey Adler (EMBA’14) was a successful businesswoman when her husband and business partner died of cancer in 2001. She sat down with HEC Montreal’s Gestion magazine to talk about life without her...

There’s a new crop of booze coming from Quebec

Published: 8Sep2017

The end of summer saw a lot of new alcohols come from Quebec distilleries. La Presse tested three of them, including a special gin inspired by Montreal’s 375th anniversary....

EMBA alumnus and Groupe Deschênes CEO on keeping a family separate from business

Published: 8Sep2017

Groupe Deschênes CEO François Deschênes (EMBA’10) was recently interviewed for a piece in Montreal French-language newspaper La Presse. He spoke about recently being put in charge of the family...

Frima appoints McGill-HEC Montreal alumnus to the post of President and CEO

Published: 18Aug2017

The board of media and entertainment producer Frima has appointed Martin Carrier (EMBA'16) to the post of President and CEO. Mr. Carrier replaces outgoing chief Christian Daigle, and comes to the...

A new networking company aims to get Quebec IoT-ready

Published: 27Jul2017

By all accounts, the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to be the next major paradigm shift in online technology. Rather than being about information transfer between humans, the IoT is all about...

Women speak out on gender and comedy

Published: 27Jul2017

Though today’s female comics are making breakthroughs, stand-up is still very much a men’s game. In a recent Le Devoir article, Louise Richer (EMBA’16), Director General of Quebec’s École nationale...

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