Imran Amed is founder and CEO of The Business of Fashion, the online news site for the fashion industry.
Amed started his site in 2007 as a blog about the fashion industry, but it has become one of the leading sources of news in the fashion world. The site raised a Series A funding round in 2015 from investors including Index Ventures, LVMH, Carmen Busquets, and Felix Capital.
Amed was previously a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. He has an MBA from ￼Harvard Business School and a bachelor of commerce degree from McGill University.
Knight Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: GUD) ("Knight"), a leading Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that Samira Sakhia, former CFO of Paladin Labs Inc. ("Paladin"), will be joining the Knight team as President and member of the Board of Directors. In her new role, beginning on August 31, 2016, Samira will report to Jonathan Ross Goodman, CEO of Knight.
Neema n'a pas chômé depuis la parution de son dernier album studio, Watching You Think, il y a près de six ans. L'artiste montréalaise a beaucoup vécu dans ses valises, faisant pendant deux ans un tour du monde en chansons dont témoigne l'album live Leave the Light On, paru en 2014.
There are two different kinds of acquisitions: ‘scale acquisitions’ and ‘bolt-on acquisitions’, and we tend to focus on the latter. We like to buy a technology and ‘plug it in’, because our sales force and distribution channel are second to none. The last six deals we’ve done were all about technologies or products that we wanted to own. In these cases, some of the management team stays with us, but we’re really taking on a new product and adding it to our existing culture.
Retailers are stuck between a rock and a hard place. On top of growing competition, retailers now have to deal with new, challenging regulations and rising wages. Many retailers are struggling to keep up due to their heavy reliance on traditional, manual and top-down employee management processes. Luckily, retailers are starting to realize that operating with such outdated processes won’t cut it anymore, and more companies are turning to tech-driven solutions to help lower labor costs, drive increased sales and reduce employee turnover.
(Editor’s Note: The following is a message from Principal Suzanne Fortier.)
Dear members of the McGill community:
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of H. Arnold Steinberg, McGill Chancellor Emeritus. Mr. Steinberg died suddenly this morning in Montreal. He was 82 years old.
... A lifelong Montrealer, Arnold graduated from McGill with a Bachelor of Commerce in 1954. His education was only the beginning of his deep relationship to McGill University.
Van de Water-Raymond, a family-owned 3PL logistics and management services company, appointed Claude Hardy to the role of vice-president and general manager, sales and Marketing for the Quebec market. He will take on the management of the entire sales team.
Read full article: Materials Management & Distribution, December 7, 2015
TV Azteca, one of the two largest producers of Spanish-language television programming in the world announced today that Esteban Galíndez Aguirre was appointed CFO of the company, replacing Carlos Hesles, who will become Director of Administration.
Read full article: AZ Central, December 3, 2015
Avis de nomination : Claude Hardy est nommé Vice-président directeur général, Ventes et Marketing Québec chez Van de Water-Raymond
Van de Water-Raymond, entreprise familiale de services 3PL de logistique et de gestion, est fière d'annoncer la nomination de monsieur Claude Hardy au poste de Vice-président directeur général, Ventes et Marketing pour le marché du Québec. Il veillera, entre autres, à gérer efficacement l'ensemble de l'équipe des ventes afin de permettre l'atteinte des objectifs d'affaires de la société.
Read full article: Le Lezard, December 1, 2015
La Corporation des lieux historiques de Pont-Rouge vient de dévoiler qu’elle a recruté quatre nouveaux administrateurs et, selon le président Marcellin Simard, « ces personnes possèdent une expertise en gestion qui permettra d’apporter une contribution significative à la gouvernance et l’essor de notre organisme ». Au conseil d’administration siège désormais Sylvie Germain. Elle est diplômée en commerce de l’Université McGill et a travaillé au sein de diverses sociétés d'État canadiennes, dont l’Office national du film.