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Concerned Shareholders Requisition Petrodorado Energy Ltd. Shareholder Meeting

A group of Petrodorado Energy Ltd. (“Petrodorado“) shareholders, including Krishna Vathyam and Braans Ventures LLC (the “Concerned Shareholders“), together owning approximately 6% of the outstanding common shares of Petrodorado, announces that they have requisitioned a special meeting of shareholders of Petrodorado (“Shareholders“) for the purpose of reconstituting the Petrodorado board of directors (the “Board“) with three (3) new directors (the “Requisition“). 

Published on : 30 Oct 2015

Catalyst Investors Appoints Courtney Nelson and David Sack Analysts

Growth equity firm Catalyst Investors further expanded with the addition of two new analysts, Courtney Nelson and David Sack. Both analysts are responsible for deal origination, transaction execution, and portfolio management, as well as assisting with Catalyst’s research reports.  Read full article: citybizlist, October 21, 2015

Published on : 30 Oct 2015

First Past The Post

The white, bright space on the top floor of a building just north of Oxford Circus resembles the sort of office you might imagine in a creative-visualisation technique: spacious rooms filled with stylish, purposeful-looking men and women sitting around pristine work surfaces. I hazard a guess that a "no eating at your desk" policy is observed but I don't get round to asking because Imran Amed (BCom'97) is in full flight.

Published on : 30 Oct 2015

The Siegfried Group, LLP Welcomes 11 New Professionals to Explore a Leadership Position

The Siegfried Group, LLP is proud to announce the addition of eleven new Professionals to join the second class of Siegfried's Director-Explore program. This opportunity is due to the Firm's continued success and growth.  ... Jake joined Siegfried's NorCal Market in early 2015 as Professional Resource and now is a member of the Director-Explore program. Jake finds it "extremely exciting to be working alongside such high-quality, energetic and motivated Professionals that continue to bring out the best in you.

Published on : 30 Oct 2015

Niederbuhl inducted into Hall of Fame

Arthur S. Niederbuhl, of Bloomingdale, was inducted into Concordia University’s Hall of Fame Sept.  27 in Montreal. Niederbuhl, a 1970 graduate of St. Pius X in Saranac Lake, played for Concordia’s Loyola Warriors football team during his undergraduate days from 1970 to 1975.  Read full article: Press Republican, October 20, 2015

Published on : 30 Oct 2015

Bombardier ‘committed’ to troubled CSeries jet

Bombardier says it has no plans to pull the plug on the CSeries even though its efforts to secure a rescue deal from Airbus stoked fears about the future of the aircraft program and the company itself. … Karl Moore, professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, said Bombardier may sell a majority stake in its transportation division to raise funds but he’d be “astonished” if Bombardier’s new CEO Alain Bellemare bailed on the CSeries that is two years late and $2 billion over budget.

Published on : 26 Oct 2015

E poi ho detto: trasferiamoci a Singapore

Damiano Baj è Head of IT and Operations alla BSI Bank di Singapore. Ha 40 anni ed è via dall’Italia da quasi 15, da quando, con in curriculum una laurea in ingegneria gestionale del Politecnico di Milano e alcuni mesi di lavoro nel mondo della business intelligence e dei big data, è entrato alla Banca della Svizzera Italiana di Lugano come project manager nel settore IT. Read full article (in Italian): Nuvola, October 11, 2015

Published on : 26 Oct 2015

Singapore Airlines appoints new NZ manager

Singapore Airlines has appointed Simon Turcotte as New Zealand general manager. He replaces Edwin Chiang, who heads to Jakarta on October 31 to begin his new role as general manager of Singapore Airlines Indonesia. Read full article: NBR, October 12, 2015

Published on : 26 Oct 2015

Santé au travail : innovations et tendances mondiales

Vieillissement, maladies chroniques, détresse psychologique, invalidité… les défis que doivent surmonter les entreprises pour protéger la santé de leur organisation sont aussi nombreux que les maux qui affligent les travailleurs d’aujourd’hui. Heureusement, des solutions novatrices émergent un peu partout sur la planète. « Selon l’Agence de la santé publique du Canada, près de 68 % des travailleurs canadiens sont inactifs, 32 % vivent un stress modéré ou élevé au travail et 61 % souffrent de surpoids. Ce sont tous des problèmes évitables.

Published on : 26 Oct 2015

Devenir acteur de changement

Âgée de 22 ans, Claudia Torregrosa Tomas s’implique sans réserve afin d’être un vecteur de changement et de contribuer à façonner une société meilleure. Spécialisée en marketing et stratégies pour des entreprises sociales, elle est devenue coordinatrice de l’acquisition de talents chez TandemLaunch peu après l’obtention de son baccalauréat en commerce de l’Université McGill. Depuis l’automne 2014, elle est également bénévole chez Exeko.

Published on : 15 Oct 2015

Bombardier’s future up in the air as Airbus deal fails

Reports that Bombardier Inc. approached rival Airbus Group to sell a majority stake of the CSeries aircraft program have set off fears that the company is in deeper trouble. ... “They are in trouble, and there are real cash flow issues,” said McGill University business professor Karl Moore, noting that’s why Bellemare was brought in as CEO. “It’s not a trivial thing to do.”

Published on : 15 Oct 2015

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