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Gabriel Fal : Un crack à la Présidence du conseil d’administration d’Ecobank

Mon, 2013-08-26 11:37

Le quotidien Enquête annonce, dans sa livraison du jour, l'arrivée d'un nouveau Président du conseil d’administration (Pca) à Ecobank Sénégal. Il s’agit de Gabriel Fal (MBA'80), Président-directeur général de CGF Bourse, président de la Bourse régionale des valeurs mobilières (BRVM).

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The School of Internet Marketing Instructor Dan Maynard Explains Why Small Businesses Should be Using YouTube to Increase Revenue

Fri, 2013-08-16 16:46

When used properly, YouTube can be a powerful tool in getting the word out about your business faster than nearly any other social media network. In May 2011, YouTube reported on its company blog that it received more than three billion views per day. Just seven months later in January 2012, YouTube stated that figure had increased to more than six billion views per day*. That number continues to grow everyday and that means big money for businesses who utilize YouTube as part of their marketing strategy.

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Louise St-Pierre à la tête de Cogeco Câble

Thu, 2013-08-08 09:46

Cogeco Câble a annoncé mardi la nomination de Louise St-Pierre (BCom'78) au poste de présidente et chef de la direction de Cogeco Câble Canada.
... Diplômée de l'Université McGill, en finances et en marketing, Mme St-Pierre avait auparavant géré et offert des services de consultation chez DMR au Québec, au Nouveau-Brunswick et en Alberta, et mené des mandats auprès d'IBM.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Leaders Need to Set a Clear Direction, says CN’s Mongeau

Wed, 2013-08-14 09:28

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Claude Mongeau (MBA'88), CEO of CN.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, August 13, 2013

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Montreal Gazette article on Faculty of Dentistry’s mentoring program

Tue, 2013-08-06 09:45

"MONTREAL — A mentoring program for students in the faculty of dentistry at McGill University has been launched by Dr. Norman M. Miller, a 1974 graduate of the school. The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation matched his funding, and the result is a six-figure gift that provides the seeds of an endowment fund for the nascent program."

Read more here

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Denis Desautels: Sober Second Thoughts from a Corporate Veteran

Fri, 2013-07-19 09:45

"I wish it never happened.”

For the past 90 minutes, Denis Desautels (BCom'64) has been reflecting amicably over lunch on a career that included a decade-long stint as Auditor-General of Canada and another decade as chairman of Laurentian Bank of Canada.

... “His only fault, which we tease him about, is that he doesn’t know how to say ‘No,’” says Sheila Fraser (BCom'72), his successor as auditor-general and former colleague at Ernst & Young.

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Passing of John Dobson

Fri, 2013-08-02 10:45

It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of John Dobson (BCom'49) at The Montreal General Hospital.

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Meet the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing Fellows

Fri, 2013-07-05 10:06

We took a look at the Top 10 most-read posts of all time on SocialFinance.ca and realized something surprising. Of all of our posts—pieces on the ins and outs of microfinance, deep-dives on social impact bonds and thoughtful analyses on the state of Islamic finance—two of the pieces that made the top ten were job postings; offerings of employment either from the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing or from our friends at SiG.
... Katie Gibson (MBA'07): Impact Finance Lab Fellow
What she’s up to at the Centre:

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Windsor Capital Advisors Announces That WB II Acquisition Corp. and Input Capital Corp. Have Entered Into Amalgamation Agreement

Thu, 2013-07-11 11:26

WB II Acqui­si­tion Corp. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a “three-cornered” amal­ga­ma­tion agree­ment (the “Amal­ga­ma­tion Agree­ment”) pur­suant to the pro­vi­sions of The Busi­ness Cor­po­ra­tions Act (Saskatchewan) dated July 5, 2013 with Input Cap­i­tal Corp. (“Input”) and 101235015 Saskatchewan Ltd. (“WB II Subco”), a wholly-owned sub­sidiary of WB II, whereby Input will amal­ga­mate with WB II Subco (the “Amalgamation”).

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Olympic Twins, National Soccer Champs, among 2013 Inductees to McGill Sports Hall of Fame

Thu, 2013-07-11 11:09

Four national team members, including a pair of Olympians and McGill’s 1982 Redmen soccer team – which captured the Canadian championship – headline a new cast of inductees selected for the McGill Sports Hall of Fame, bringing the list of honoured members to 116 since the pantheon opened in 1996.

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