EMBA Alumni

EMBA graduates excel at international public speaking competition

Published: 26Feb2021

Two McGill graduates have reached the divisional championship of the Toastmasters International, a speech evaluation competition created in 1924 to promote public speaking and leadership skills...

EMBA alumnus explores impact of humour in the workplace

Published: 22Feb2021

Catherine Patry (EMBA’20) sits down with Quebec Reveille to discuss her final paper at Desautels, which examines the relationship between humour and women leaders in business....

Fondation de l’Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont welcomes EMBA alumna as Executive Director

Published: 21Jan2021

Alumna Julie Desharnais (EMBA’19) recently accepted a new role as the executive director of the Fondation de l’Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont. Desharnias spent eleven years as Deputy Director General...

EMBA alumna promoted to Senior Vice President role at Autodesk

Published: 13Jan2021

After two decades at Autodesk, Diana Colella (EMBA’11) has risen through the ranks to become the new Senior Vice President of Autodesk’s Media & Entertainment vertical solutions group, which...

Microcredit Montréal ramps up funding for new business ventures

Published: 27Nov2020

Led by Managing Director Indu Krishnamurthy (EMBA’15), Microcredit Montréal has loaned $5.8 million to 9,500 entrepreneurs from economically disadvantaged backgrounds since its inception. Now, with...

EMBA alumnus drives innovation in autonomous vehicle sector

Published: 27Nov2020

Frantz Saintellemy (EMBA’20) has made a career out of building microprocessors that make autonomous vehicles possible. Now his company, LeddarTech, has been named one of the five future Canadian...

The power of an indigenous voice in Canadian TV

Published: 27Nov2020

Professor Karl Moore and Wáhiakatste Diome-Deer sit down with Monica Ille (EMBA’20) to learn about her transformational 25-year career in the media industry. Ille, a member of the Abenaki First...

EMBA alumnus leads manufacturing company to success during pandemic

Published: 12Nov2020

With José Chagnon (EMBA’11) at the helm, Quebec-based manufacturer Plasticase has reimagined its operations to meet the rising demand for medical equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more  

EMBA alumna joins ranks of Hammerson as CEO

Published: 1Oct2020

EMBA alumna Rita-Rose Gagné (EMBA’12) will be joining real estate investment trust company Hammerson as CEO and executive director at the end of this year....


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