EMBA Alumni

McGill alumna appointed president of Groupe CH

Published: 30Aug2021

After eight years of climbing the ladder at Groupe CH, Quebec’s premier sports and entertainment organization, France Margaret Bélanger (EMBA’14) has reached new heights. In her new role as...

Desautels alumnus makes list of “Best and Brightest EMBAs”

Published: 30Aug2021

Congratulations to Ian Picard (EMBA’21) for being named to Poets & Quants’ 2021 “Best and Brightest EMBAs” list. A prominent member of the Huron-Wendat First Nation, Picard serves as Deputy...

EMBA alumnus leads Longueuil police department to receive top municipal honours  

Published: 27May2021

Under the directorship of Fady Dagher (EMBA’12), the police department for the urban agglomeration of Longueil (SPAL), along with the City of Longueuil, recently received a top municipal prize from...

EMBA student creates community to promote women of colour in business

Published: 26Mar2021

Entrepreneur Fabienne Colas (EMBA’21) recently created Women of Colour Thrive/Ellev Femmes de Couleur with a vision for cultivating diverse female talent in the workplace....

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...


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