MBA Alumni

MBA alumnus appointed to Board of Vitalhub

Published: 19Oct2017

Vitalhub Corp. has announced the appointment of Mohan Plakkot (MBA'09), Partner and Chief Strategist at Valsef Capital, to its Board of Directors....

Desautels alumnus on CIO’s top 40 under 40 list

Published: 19Jul2017

Chief Investment Officer’s Class of 2017 Forty Under Forty list is out. It’s a roundup and Q&A with forty up-and-coming investment leaders from across the globe, selected by anonymous nomination.

Desautels alumnus on fit and misfit in the workplace

Published: 19Dec2017

An article authored by Paul Chipperton (MBA’04), lecturer in strategic innovation, entrepreneurship, and marketing at Smith School of Business, cautions that organizations, particularly small and...

Future food now: how insects will solve world hunger

Published: 7Apr2017

In an interview on Fox Business Network, Aspire CEO Mohammed Ashour (MBA'14) makes the case for eating bugs as a way to meet the world’s growing protein requirements. His company, the Aspire Group,...

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...

Nadia Marley named Desautels Global Expert

Published: 6Jul2017

The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Nadia Marley (BA’99, MBA’03), Director of Credit Solutions, Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets, as its latest Desautels Global Expert.

Guest Lecture: Johanne Mullen

Published: 17Nov2017

Johanne Mullen, MBA’92, Partner at PwC...

Canadian Perspectives on Hedge Funds in 2016

Published: 24Nov2016

Jean-François Papillon: I have been a Wealth Advisor and Portfolio Manager with the Roux Papillon Blais team at BMO Nesbitt Burns for 15 years. I have a civil engineering background and hold an MBA...

Desautels alumnus appointed chair of McGill Board of Governors

Published: 1Sep2017

Ram Panda (MEng’71, MBA’77) is the new chair of the McGill University Board of Governors. He came to Canada from his native India in 1968 to study electrical engineering at McGill, and never left....

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...

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