MBA Alumni

Embracing the journey

Published: 8Jun2021

Samer Saab (BEng'93, MBA'96) fled a civil war in Lebanon to pursue a degree in engineering at McGill in 1990. He realized early in his career that he was best suited to launching his own company....

Stand for Something 

Published: 27May2021

Inez Jabalpurwala (BA’89, MA’91, MBA’01) credits her years at McGill with inspiring her to take a stand for the causes she supports. As a member of the McGill Debating Union, she learned to express...

Desautels alumna becomes President & CEO of Knight Therapeutics Inc.  

Published: 21May2021

Congratulations to Samira Sakhia (BCom’90, DPA’94, MBA’01), who will take on a new challenge as President and Chief Executive Officer of Knight Therapeutics Inc., a Montreal-based company focused...

MBA alumnus wins prestigious Prix Hommage

Published: 13May2021

Congratulations to Claude Mongeau (MBA’88), who received this year’s Prix Hommage Les As de la finance at an annual ceremony hosted by the Quebec Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI)...

Playing the odds

Published: 5May2021

From Olympic figure skater to CEO of a multi-million-dollar company, Craig Buntin (MBA’13) has never shied away from risk. As he and his team at Sportlogiq harness the power of AI to offer...

Global banking executive gives back to her alma mater

Published: 22Apr2021

Alberta Cefis (BA’75, MBA’79) was one of only a dozen women in her MBA class at McGill, but she never felt discriminated against because of her gender. The male-dominated banking industry, on the...

Transforming air travel for people with disabilities

Published: 22Apr2021

An idea that arose from a nightmarish flight experience for Sandra Gualtieri, founder of Gualtieri Inventions, has blossomed into an innovative new product for people living with disabilities....

MBA alumna shapes agenda at CN

Published: 16Apr2021

Climbing the ladder from an MBA recruitment program to a top 200 leadership role as director of economics and strategic planning, Janet Drysdale (MBA’96) forged her own path to success at CN. Over...

MBA alumna credits McGill connections for success

Published: 26Mar2021

Aliénor Armand-Linot (MBA’17) was building her career in investment banking on Wall Street when she made the decision to join McGill’s MBA program in 2015....


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