Desautels alumni

Two recent graduates from the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA program, Frantz Saintellemy and Lindsey Kettel, have been named in Poets and Quants’ 2020 Best & Brightest EMBAs.

Classified as: EMBA Alumni, McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA)
Published on: 29 Jul 2020

Fabienne Colas (EMBA’21), president and CEO of the Fabienne Colas Foundation, has announced new support for the Being Black in Canada program from presenting sponsor Netflix, in collaboration with National Bank, and the support of Canada Media Fund.

Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 23 Jul 2020

The McGill Reporter sits down with Elizabeth Chima (BCom’20), Valedictorian for the Desautels Faculty of Management. A recent graduate with a double major in Finance and International Management and a minor in Economics, Chima sheds light on life at McGill and finishing her degree during a pandemic.

“The Desautels Faculty of Management is a community of doers and truly a force to be reckoned with,” says Chima.

Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni, covid-19
Published on: 13 Jul 2020

Erin Janna (BCom'19, GCPA'20), student of the Graduate Certificate in the Professional Accounting (GCPA) program, has been selected among her graduating class as this year’s recipient of the C. Douglas Mellor Prize for academic excellence.

The prize, which is valued at $3,000, is named after Douglas Mellor, the first Executive Director of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Quebec, now the Ordre des comptables agrées du Québec, and is awarded each year to honour Mellor’s enduring contributions to both McGill University and his profession.

Classified as: Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (GCPA Program), GCPA Alumni, BCom Alumni
Published on: 7 Jul 2020

Protestors across the world are calling for the dismantling of the police force, but for Longueuil police chief and Desautels alumnus Fady Dagher (EMBA’12), police departments need to be reformed to develop a culture of proximity within their communities.

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Classified as: EMBA Alumni, McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA)
Published on: 1 Jul 2020

A generous donation from Gisèle and Neil Murdoch (BCom’81) has accelerated student mental health efforts at Desautels, creating a new Local Wellness Advisor position in the Faculty.

Classified as: McGill Giving, International advisory board, Liette Lapointe, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 23 Jun 2020

In the race to produce masks amid the current health crisis, Montreal brothers Mark and Jordan Owen (BCom’16) and friend Sean Tasse founded Bien Aller, a mask manufacturer with a sustainable edge.

Professor Karl Moore speaks to the founders of Bien Aller about forming a business during a pandemic and how their business model aims to give back to the community.

Classified as: Karl Moore, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 12 Jun 2020

Desautels alumna and vice president of RBC RH&N Kathy Fazel (BCom’91) has received the Inspiration-Andrée-Corriveau Award from the Association des femmes en finance du Québec.

Fazel, whose finance career spans 25 years, credits her early career mentors with ensuring she never felt disadvantaged as a woman in a field still dominated by men. She is now inspired to give back through causes close to her heart.

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Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 8 Jun 2020

EMBA alumna Julie Lévesque (EMBA’16) has been promoted to Chief Information Officer at National Bank. Lévesque brings an abundance of experience to the table, having held various executive roles in IT at National Bank and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board across her extensive career.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 29 May 2020

In an interview with Professor Karl Moore, Dr Joanne Liu (IMHL'14) campaigns for the protection of frontline health workers, emphasizing the need for more personal protective equipment, psychological support, and transparency from government officials.

Classified as: International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), IMHL Alumni, covid-19, Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 28 May 2020

Congratulations to Jason Binette-Adams (BCom'19), Alexandra Chéné (BCom'19), Sadaf Zaywari (BCom'19), Kriti Jain (BCom'19) and Saranjot Kaur (BCom'19) who were awarded the Lionel Pelham Kent Scholarship by the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (GCPA) program.

Classified as: Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (GCPA Program), BCom Alumni
Published on: 27 May 2020

We know that networking is crucial to career growth, and that university plays a key role in forming professional relationships. DesautelsConnect simplifies the networking process by making it easy for members of the #DesautelsFamily – students, alumni, staff, and faculty – to connect with one another.

Muriele Colimon (BCom’14) shares with us her experience of meeting relevant alumni in her field and staying connected with the #Desautelsfamily through DesautelsConnect.

Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni, DesautelsConnect, Career services, Soutar Career Centre
Published on: 21 May 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks and ventilators increase by up to seventeen times. Healthcare improvement company Premier CEO Susan DeVore (IMHL’10) joins Yahoo! To talk boosting the PPE supply chain in the U.S.

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Classified as: International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), IMHL Alumni, covid-19
Published on: 15 May 2020

Dr. Nathalie Duchesne (IMHL’18) and her team reveal how an AI algorithm can predict how COVID-19 cases will progress based on analysis of baseline chest x-rays.

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Classified as: covid-19, International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), IMHL Alumni
Published on: 14 May 2020

For MBA students at McGill University, sustainability is a crucial ingredient of successful leadership. McGill alumni Justin Park (MBA’18) and Natasha Alani (MBA’17) reflect on how the program’s integrated approach to sustainability has informed their professional practices. Professor John-Paul Ferguson, Academic Director of the McGill MBA, also weighs in on how the program promotes a sustainable mindset.

Classified as: Master of Business Administration (MBA), MBA Alumni
Published on: 14 May 2020

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