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Investissements PSP embauche un professeur et une associée de KPMG

Guthrie Stewart est nommé vice-président et chef mondial des marchés privés. Il est présentement professeur adjoint à la faculté de gestion de l'Université McGill depuis septembre 2007, selon les informations disponibles sur LinkedIn.Nathalie Bernier devient vice-présidente, planification stratégique et d'affaires, et chef de la direction financière du gestionnaire de portefeuilles.

Published on : 15 Oct 2015

Simons: cap vers la modernité

En 1953, la société nord-américaine vit la prospérité d'après-guerre. Pour La Maison Simons, c'est une quatrième génération qui s'installe aux commandes, avec l'arrivée de Donald Simons. Né en 1929, le jeune homme d'alors 24 ans détient un baccalauréat en commerce de l'Université McGill (1949), et une maîtrise en administration des affaires, avec mention honorable, obtenue à l'Université Northwestern de Chicago (1950).

Published on : 05 Oct 2015

Walter Bio-Circle Appoints New General Manager

Walter Surface Technologies (Windsor, CT), a global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, has announced that Chester Collier, the senior vice-president of global distribution, has been appointed to the senior vice-president and general manager of the company’s Bio-Circle North America division. Read full article: Fabricating and Metalworking, October 1, 2015

Published on : 02 Oct 2015

Pour réaliser ses ambitions

Les étudiants qui s'inscrivent aux programmes de MBA vont chercher des outils qui les aideront à transformer leurs rêves en réalité. En voici quelques-uns qui ont accepté d'expliquer leurs motivations et leurs ambitions. ... Guillaume Charpenel Faculté de gestion Desautels de McGill Cofondateur de Solexium (projets solaires sur toits)

Published on : 02 Oct 2015

A handful of US companies are trying to grow insects people will want to eat

It’s hard to hear anything over the chirping. Cardboard boxes filled with egg cartons and sheets of plastic buzz with thousands of young-adult crickets calling out to one another to mate. ... Gabriel Mott, the chief operating officer of Aspire Food Group, yells above the noise and points inside one of the boxes. “You see the one with the wings?” he asks. “That’s a female. They get their wings at their final stage.”

Published on : 28 Sep 2015

How to Breed a Tasty Cricket

It’s hard to hear anything over the chirping. Cardboard boxes filled with egg cartons and sheets of plastic buzz with thousands of young-adult crickets calling out to one another to mate. The brush of the insects’ legs against the various surfaces sounds like hail on a tin roof. Their feed, which sits on top of the cartons on paper plates, looks like a cross between sawdust and sand.

Published on : 25 Sep 2015

Melissa et Gabriel, 22 ans, financiers et entrepreneurs sociaux

Vouloir changer le monde c’est bien.... Plusieurs groupes à travers le monde planchent sur des mesures d’impact. Le dernier en liste est composé de cinq diplômés de McGill: Melissa Serfaty, Joanna Klimczak, Eleonor Tsang, Courtney Warren et Gabriel Gougaud. Leur projet se nomme dare2impact. 

Published on : 25 Sep 2015

Greenock to acquire BeWhere, become tech company

Greenock Resources Inc. has entered into a letter of intent effective Sept. 18, 2015, to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of BeWhere Inc., an arm's-length private Ontario corporation carrying on the business of inventory management and control.In conjunction with this announcement, Johnathan Dewdney has consented to replace Michael Blady as chief executive officer of Greenock Resources. 

Published on : 25 Sep 2015

Beakerhead festival attendees to dine on crickets

Many people would gag at the thought of snacking on crickets. But on Wednesday, the brave crew on the Calgary Eyeopener gave them a try and unanimously decided the insects actually taste like sunflower seeds.

Published on : 17 Sep 2015

Revelstoke Equity Inc. to Enter Into a Business Combination With Zonetail Inc.

Revelstoke Equity Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a letter of intent dated September 14, 2015 to enter into a business combination with Zonetail Inc..

Published on : 17 Sep 2015

LifeSciences BC announces new Board of Directors leadership at AGM

The Board of Directors of LifeSciences BC announced today at their Annual General Meeting, thatJames P. Hatton Q.C. has been appointed new Chairman of the LifeSciences BC Board of Directors.  It was also announced that Nancy Harrison, Board of Director member since 2012, will take over as Vice Chair. Read full article: Money News, September 9, 2015

Published on : 11 Sep 2015

Une troisième génération à la barre du Riôtel Matane

Riôtel Group confirms the arrival of the third generation of the family to Rioux direction Riôtel Matane. En effet, Marie-Frédérik Rioux occupe maintenant les fonctions de directrice de l’établissement. L’hôtel compte 120 chambres, un spa, deux piscines, le restaurant Cargo et six salles de réunions complètement rénovées. 

Published on : 09 Sep 2015

Restaurant Week Kicks Off Today!

Cornwall's best chefs have gone all out to create some unique meals for Restaurant Week, a five-day celebration of Cornwall’s vibrant culinary scene. ... Born and raised in Cornwall, Sebastien (Mani) Manigat has over 10 years of hospitality, marketing and event management experience. A recent graduate of McGill's MBA program, Mani has also completed the Restaurant Management program at the French Culinary Institute in New York City. 

Published on : 27 Aug 2015

Quand le travail ne manque pas

Les étudiants d’été se voient souvent confier de nombreux dossiers lors de leur passage au bureau. Comment gérer la charge de travail parfois importante et les échéances ? ... Sabina a complété sa 3e année au baccalauréat en droit à l'Université de Montréal. Elle passe son deuxième été au sein du cabinet Gowlings à Montréal. Read full article: Droit-Inc, August 21, 2015

Published on : 24 Aug 2015

TRINIDAD Y TOBAGO: New chief executive for Nation Group

Port of spain ONE Caribbean Media Group chief executive Dawn Thomas has announced the appointment of Anthony Shaw to the position of chief executive at the Nation Group in Barbados, effective September 1. Read full article: Entorno Inteligente, August 19, 2015

Published on : 24 Aug 2015