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Desautels MBA-Law student to spend year with Supreme Court of Canada

Wed, 2017-03-22 12:17

Aly R. Háji, a student in the joint MBA-Law program at McGill University, has been selected to fill one of twenty-seven positions as Clerk for the Supreme Court of Canada. Under this highly selective appointment, he will work under the direction of a Supreme Court Judge and will fulfill various duties, including researching points of law, preparing memoranda of law and assisting the Judge in the general work of the Court.

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In Bermuda, arts and culture can be an enabler for progress

Mon, 2017-03-20 10:26

Desautels alumna Lauren Merkel (MBA'13) makes the case that Bermuda’s best resource for moving the island nation forward is its arts and cultural capital. Ms. Merkel is a senior consultant at Toronto-based Lord Cultural Resources, which specializes in the cultural heritage sector.

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A Knight is Reborn

Fri, 2016-08-19 10:56

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.

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Director of International Sales to Receive International Trade Award

Mon, 2016-02-08 14:02

Health Enterprises, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Brooke Fishback, director of international sales, will receive the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) “2016 Advancing International Trade Award” for the State of Massachusetts at its upcoming annual conference.

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Making the business case for climate change and the bottom line

Fri, 2015-12-18 16:24

As climate change and sustainability become higher priorities for companies across all sectors more chief financial officers have been given responsibility for how the issues impact the bottom line.

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Heroes and Zeros of the Year 2015

Fri, 2015-12-18 15:59

Here is my 20th annual column of the past year’s heroes and zeros.

Hero Legendary Dykes to Watch Out For cartoonist Alison Bechdel’s autobiographical graphic novel Fun Home won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
... Hero   Out TD Asset Management CEO Timothy Thompson (MBA'90), who for five years will donate an annual scholarship of $20,000 to a student at  McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management who demonstrates leadership within the LGBT community. The first recipient will be named in September 2016.

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What businesses should be learning from NGOs

Fri, 2015-12-04 13:15

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. I am delighted to sit down the CEO of Brain Canada, Inez Jabalpurwala.

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WCM Board of Directors Offer Congratulations to Jennifer Reynolds on Being Named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

Fri, 2015-11-27 13:20

The Board of Directors of Women in Capital Markets would like to congratulate Jennifer Reynolds, WCM President & CEO, on being named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner. Launched in 2003, the Top 100 Awards celebrate the accomplishments of Canada’s top female leaders and serve to inspire current and future generations.

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Dec. 5: 2015 Hult Prize @ McGill

Fri, 2015-11-27 12:49

On Saturday, Dec. 5, McGill is hosting Hult Prize @ McGill — the university-level competition for the prestigious Hult Prize. 

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Stingray annonce la nomination de Tom Pentefountas comme vice-président principal ventes, EMEA et Asie

Wed, 2015-11-25 09:36

Stingray, un fournisseur de services musicaux multiplateformes et de solutions multimédias en magasin interentreprises, a annoncé aujourd'hui la nomination de Tom Pentefountas au poste de vice-président principal ventes, Europe, Moyen-Orient, Afrique et Asie.

Read full article: Le Lézard, November 23, 2015

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