Desautels alumni

As a popular go-to for vegans and health-conscious eaters, LOV restaurant, founded by Dominic Bujold (EMBA’13), has made the Travel Channel’s list of 13 Plant-Based Restaurants Around the World.

LOV has earned a dedicated clientele through popular dishes like kimchi fries, kale mac ‘n cheese and gnocchi.

Read more on The Travel Channel

Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 15 Feb 2018

Eric Myles (EMBA’11), executive director for sport for the Canadian Olympic Committee, and Richard Pound (BCom'62, LLD'09), former head of the World Anti-Doping Agency, discuss the aftermath of the incident involving Canada and Russia in the Olympic Village.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 9 Feb 2018

Michael Handelsman, BCom’04, Principal & Founder, Paddock Consulting

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Guest Lecture in Strategic Management with Ms. Imane Tabbara

Classified as: Michael A Handelsman, Desautels Global Experts, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 7 Feb 2018

As one of 509 in the class, Harsha Rajamani (BCom’06) has been promoted into the new class of managing directors at Goldman Sachs.

As said by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs, selection was based on the demonstration of “an outstanding commitment to our people, clients and culture during their tenures at the firm”. 

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Classified as: Harsha Rajamani, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni, Desautels Global Experts
Published on: 2 Feb 2018

How can food help narrow the social divide in our cities?

Learn more about how Desautels students are behind some of the most meaningful social enterprises.

Classified as: Masters in Business Administration (MBA), MBA Alumni, McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship
Published on: 25 Jan 2018

Anil Gondi, BCom’98

Portfolio Manager, Balyasny Asset Management

Monday, January 22, 2018

Anil Gondi guest lectured with both our Honours in Investment Management and Masters of Management in Finance students. Mr. Gondi gave the students an overview of their investment approach, talked about some of the promising research trends at Balyasny and gave a few stock pitches to the students.

Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni, Masters of Management in Finance (MMF)
Published on: 25 Jan 2018

Adam Shapiro, BCom’06, Senior Director, Global Equity Research at PSP Investments

John Elliot, Senior Director & Investment Analyst, Technology, Media & Telecommunications at PSP Investments

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 

Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni, Masters of Management in Finance (MMF)
Published on: 25 Jan 2018

Chandra Kumar, MBA’91

President of Nestle, Confectionary

Monday January 22, 2018

Mr. Kumar gave a guest lecture in Operations Management with our BCom students. He discussed the importance of operations and how it is the backbone of any successful organization. He provided several examples of the operational difficulties that Nestle faces and their strategic initiatives to overcome those challenges.

 

 

Classified as: Chandra Kumar, Desautels Global Experts, Master of Business Administration (MBA), MBA Alumni, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Published on: 25 Jan 2018

Darshan Jain, MBA’88

Head of Technology & Operations, The Burnie Group

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Mr. Jain gave a guest lecture in Operations Management with our BCom students. He encouraged students to consider a career in operations management and become “change champions” in their organizations. He also provided a case example of the value chain and how they can look for areas of improving operational efficiency in any organization.

Classified as: MBA Alumni, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Desautels Global Experts, Darshan Jain, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Published on: 25 Jan 2018

After 22 years of leading a company, Isabelle Graveline (IMPM’17) attended the International Masters Program for Managers at Desautels to broaden her perspectives on management.

She discusses the importance of gaining hands-on experience in companies that operate in different countries and the lack of female representation in prominent positions.

“By working in the golden bubble of a single country, one ends up seeing things from a single clouded point of view.”

Classified as: International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM), IMPM Alumni
Published on: 23 Jan 2018

The Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, awarded the Sovereign’s Medal to Managing Director of Consilium Law Corporation, Franca Ciambella (BCom’84).

The medal recognizes exceptional volunteer achievements in a range of fields worldwide. Ciambella’s ongoing work, volunteer contributions and student mentorship over 25 years were recognized.

Classified as: BCom Alumni, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Published on: 19 Jan 2018

Desautels Global Expert Yalmaz Siddiqui (BCom’92) has recently started an initiative to repurpose nutritional, wholesome food for the homeless, delivering it regularly and safely straight from the MGM Resort kitchens.

Working with Three Square food bank, they ensure maintenance and lengthened shelf life of the food throughout the donation process.

Discover more about this initiative. 

Classified as: Yalmaz Siddiqui, Desautels Global Experts, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 19 Jan 2018

Director of the Desautels MBA Japan program Philip O’Neill (BA’87, MBA’03) talks to The Japan Times about the opportunities that having a McGill degree can provide.

“There are doors you don’t even know are there, and they will open. And if you let them open, you’ll be surprised”

Read more about his journey and views in this article.

Classified as: Philip O’Neill, MBA Japan Alumni, MBA Japan
Published on: 15 Jan 2018

Montreal’s historic strip, Ste-Catherine Street, is undergoing four years of roadwork.

Charles de Brabant (BCom'83), Executive Director of the Bensadoun Retail Initiative comments on its implications in the retail industry.

Ste-Catherine has been a vital part of Montreal’s culture and identity, but since businesses have already been struggling, he sees Ste-Catherine as being stuck between two extremes.

Classified as: Bensadoun School of Retail Management, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 15 Jan 2018

In a recent project management blog, François Tremblay (EMBA’17) explores the dynamics of project management and the various overlooked components of strategic management.

He discusses the importance of cross-functional leadership and the weaving together of strategy, operations and project management.

Read more about his perspective in this blog.

Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

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