Since assuming the helm of HEC Paris in 2015, former Desautels dean Peter Todd (BCom’83) shares some information on the School’s progress to-date, which includes innovative course offerings on entrepreneurship, as well as increased student financial aid to render business education more accessible.
Desautels Global Expert, Andy Nulman (BCom’83), will be joining the Festival du rire de Montréal initiative as a consultant, bringing much of his experience as the co-founder of the Just for Laughs festival to bear.
The Festival du rire de Montréal aims to refresh the concept of comedy festivals, while also putting the creativity and talent of local comedians in the international spotlight.
Sean Brown, BCom’90
Director of Global Communications and External Relations, Strategy and Corporate Finance, McKinsey & Company
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Mr. Brown gave a guest lecture in Professor Myung-Soo Jo’s Management in a Global Context course. He gave the students insight into the working environment and culture at McKinsey.
Samer Saab, BEng'93, MBA'96, CEO and founder of eXplorance Inc.
November 20, 2017
Guest Lectured in Technological Entrepreneurship (BUSA 691) with Prof. Michael Avedesian
Johanne Mullen, MBA’92, Partner at PwC
Monday, November 13, 2017
Guest Lectures in Corporate Finance (FINE 342) with Prof. Sujata Madan
Ms. Johanne Mullen gave a guest lecture in Prof. Madan’s Corporate Finance course with our BCom students. She explained her role at PwC and broke down the topic of Project Finance, giving practical examples from her career.
Damon Conway, Principal, Atlas Partners
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Guest Lecture with Honours in Investment Management (HIM) students
Mr. Damon Conway spoke with our Honours in Investment Management students. He broke down one of the major deals he worked on while he was with Onex Corporation, the acquisition of Husky Injection Molding Systems. He gave the students insight into the process and engaged in a back in forth discussion about the risk and opportunity with the ultimately very successful deal.
The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Sameer Deen, (BCom’98), Senior Vice President of Univision Digital, as its latest Desautels Global Expert.
In his positions, Mr. Deen is responsible for establishing and leading the digital strategy of Univision Digital to reach new audiences by enhancing the user experience across UCI’s growing digital and mobile portfolio, expanding digital offerings and maximizing digital-linear TV integration.
As the new President of the Canadian Construction Association (CCA), Mary Van Buren (MBA’88) shares insight into her strategic objectives and priorities for the organization.
In stepping into her new role, Van Buren elaborates on her mission to revamp the image of the construction industry, highlight its role in promoting sustainability, and position it favorably in the wake of technological transformation.
Fabien Navet (EMBA’14) is the Co-founder of Néolégal, an online platform that offers tailored legal advice to users.
As an accessible, affordable, and efficient tool for individuals seeking legal services, Néolégal has provided a solution to many of the challenges that face today’s legal industry.
The results of Montreal’s municipal election have been announced and two EMBA participants have been elected to city council.
Congratulations to Robert Mercuri (EMBA’17) who was elected in Beaconsfield, and Céline Doré (EMBA’18) who was elected in Sainte-Adèle.
The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Chandra Kumar, President of the Confectionery Business at Nestlé Canada, as a Desautels Global Expert.
The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Miranda Keating Erickson, Vice-President, Markets for the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO), as a Desautels Global Expert.
George Attar, BCom’82, Senior VP and Chief Technology and Information Officer at McKesson Canada
Monday, November 6, 2017
Guest Lecture in IT in Business with Diego Mastroianni
Mark Taborsky, BCom’88, Managing Partner and Founder, MarkerTree Capital
Monday, November 6, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Guest Lecture in Alternative Investments (FINE 455) with Prof. Jan Ericsson
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Guest Lecture in Derivatives (MMF Class - FINE 682) with Prof. Jan Ericsson
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has approved the appointment of Richard Morin (MBA’88) as chief executive officer of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX).
Morin is the co-founder of Montreal-based investment management firm Landry Morin Inc. He has also headed the Stock Exchange of Mauritius, and has served as vice president of National Bank Securities.