EMBA Alumni

For the past two years, the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA has been awarding a $ 50,000 scholarship to a manager of indigenous origin to cover part of the program’s tuition fees.

Two scholarships are available this year and the application deadline is May 1, 2018.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 19 Apr 2018

Geneviève Comtois (EMBA’12) has been nominated in the category of Young Executive by the Club canadien de Toronto.

All award recipients, including those in the categories of Young Professional and Young Entrepreneur, will be announced at the RelèveTO gala on April 26.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 19 Apr 2018

Manon Jeannotte (EMBA’16), Chief of the Micmac Nation of Gespeg attended an event announcing that the Federal Government will be providing $500,000 to support the economic growth and diversification of the Micmac Nation of Gespeg.

Chief Jeannotte comments on the road to making this agreement a reality.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 18 Apr 2018

Nathalie Bourdon (EMBA’10) is the Director of Distribution and Market Development at the National Film Board of Canada.

In a recent interview, she shares the challenges faced by documentary filmmakers to secure broad distribution and project funding – something that her organization is working to overcome.

As she explains, more times than not, when audiences give documentaries a try, they are pleasantly surprised by the viewing experience.

Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 18 Apr 2018

Guy Gervais (EMBA’13), co-founder of Anges Québec, belongs to a group of likeminded investors around the world who are looking to advance emerging social enterprises.

In an article for Les Affaires, he shares what key aspects he looks for before he commits to supporting a socially conscious startup.

For Gervais, his evaluation methods are just as rigorous as those applied when investing in a more traditional business.

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

As Executive Director and Head of Secretariat at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative, Thierry Zomahoun (EMBA’11) and the Next Einstein Forum (presently the largest general scientific gathering ever held in Africa) are actively working to increase the local impact of science to overcome the persistent challenges that have devastated the continent over history. 

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 11 Apr 2018

Apollo Music Store, founded by Philippe-Aubert Messier (EMBA’13) is embarking on a new venture through the introduction of a web application, which will allow users to search a growing repertoire on Canadian and international music through a refined music keyword search, among other features.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 22 Mar 2018

Hugo Delorme (EMBA’16), Director of Corporate Services at CN has been recently named a Board Member for Loto-Québec.

Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 22 Mar 2018

For a third consecutive year, Altrum de Saint-Martin has been recognized among the best managed private enterprises in Canada – an honour that its General Director, Louis-David Bourque (EMBA’11), is especially proud of.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 20 Mar 2018

Jean-Claude Tshipama (EMBA’16) has been appointed CEO Broadband for Eutelsat SA overseeing Africa.

His latest position builds on his international experience in business development, marketing, as well as sales and distribution, particularly in Africa, North America, Europe and the Pacific region.

Most recently, he was Managing Director at Canal+ RDC and served as Chief Executive Officer of Zympala Inc.

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

Since the 1980’s, Groupe Deschênes has secured 29 acquisitions to establish itself as the main Canadian distributor of plumbing, heating, electrical, water, and sewer supplies.

Building on its history, François Deschênes (EMBA’10), the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Deschênes Inc., has guided the company toward one of its most pivotal acquisitions to date - Corix Infrastructure.

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

Coinciding with International Women’s Day, Radio-Canada featured EMBA alumna Manon Jeannotte (EMBA’ 16), Chief of Gespeg and the recipient of the EMBA program’s inaugural scholarship for indigenous managers, to discuss the path to reconciliation and her role in politics.

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

Roberto Sbrugnera, EMBA’10,
Vice President, Treasury Risk & Investor Relations at Metro Inc.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Mr. Sbrugnera guest Lectured in an undergraduate course on Strategic Management with Ms. Imane Tabbara. He discussed the strategic positioning of Metro and their subsidiaries in the grocery retail industry. He also talked in detail about their major competitors and Metro’s approach to respond to the changes in the industry.

Classified as: EMBA Alumni, Executive EMBA
Published on: 6 Mar 2018

More than 400 participants attended this year’s Conférence L'ACT in Montreal, which explored what organizations can do to provide women with greater opportunities in the workplace.

Among the presenters was Louise Richer (EMBA’16), Executive Director and Founder of the National School of Humour.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni, McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA)
Published on: 23 Feb 2018

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.

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

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