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Director of International Sales to Receive International Trade Award

Health Enterprises, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Brooke Fishback, director of international sales, will receive the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) “2016 Advancing International Trade Award” for the State of Massachusetts at its upcoming annual conference.

Published on : 08 Feb 2016

Making the business case for climate change and the bottom line

As climate change and sustainability become higher priorities for companies across all sectors more chief financial officers have been given responsibility for how the issues impact the bottom line.

Published on : 18 Dec 2015

Heroes and Zeros of the Year 2015

Here is my 20th annual column of the past year’s heroes and zeros. Hero Legendary Dykes to Watch Out For cartoonist Alison Bechdel’s autobiographical graphic novel Fun Home won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. ... Hero   Out TD Asset Management CEO Timothy Thompson, who for five years will donate an annual scholarship of $20,000 to a student at  McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management who demonstrates leadership within the LGBT community. The first recipient will be named in September 2016.

Published on : 18 Dec 2015

What businesses should be learning from NGOs

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. I am delighted to sit down the CEO of Brain Canada, Inez Jabalpurwala.

Published on : 04 Dec 2015

WCM Board of Directors Offer Congratulations to Jennifer Reynolds on Being Named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

The Board of Directors of Women in Capital Markets would like to congratulate Jennifer Reynolds, WCM President & CEO, on being named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner. Launched in 2003, the Top 100 Awards celebrate the accomplishments of Canada’s top female leaders and serve to inspire current and future generations.

Published on : 27 Nov 2015

Dec. 5: 2015 Hult Prize @ McGill

On Saturday, Dec. 5, McGill is hosting Hult Prize @ McGill — the university-level competition for the prestigious Hult Prize. 

Published on : 27 Nov 2015

Stingray annonce la nomination de Tom Pentefountas comme vice-président principal ventes, EMEA et Asie

Stingray, un fournisseur de services musicaux multiplateformes et de solutions multimédias en magasin interentreprises, a annoncé aujourd'hui la nomination de Tom Pentefountas au poste de vice-président principal ventes, Europe, Moyen-Orient, Afrique et Asie. Read full article: Le Lézard, November 23, 2015

Published on : 25 Nov 2015

6 reasons why the cyber crimes bill is a terrible idea

Article written by Afaque Riaz Ahmed, McGill MBA alumni.  The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015, which could limit our internet freedom and jeopardise our economy’s ability to create jobs, will soon be tabled in the National Assembly, and there is a good chance that this bill will be passed. Yet, many among the public are still unsure how the bill is detrimental to our progress. So, here are six reasons why this bill needs to be defeated.

Published on : 25 Nov 2015

CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities expands renewable energy team

Industry veteran, Nick Sangermano is Managing Director and Head of Corporate and Private Placements. Hw will lead CohnReznick Cap Markets’ efforts to further support its energy and other corporate clients’ needs for capital. Read full article: Private Equity Wire, November 5, 2015

Published on : 24 Nov 2015

QuickMobile Names David Smith as New CEO

QuickMobile, the global leader in enterprise mobile meeting and event apps, today announced the appointment of David Smith as Chief Executive Officer. A veteran technology leader with an extensive background in sales, marketing, product management and finance, Smith joins QuickMobile to lead the company through its next phase of growth. Read full article: Financial Buzz, November 4, 2015

Published on : 24 Nov 2015

Bombardier: Paul Tellier aurait fait le ménage plus tôt

Paul Tellier se dit très déçu que la direction de Bombardier (T.BBD.B) n'ait pas agi plus rapidement pour corriger le tir et remplacer son PDG. Et il croit qu'aujourd'hui, Alain Bellemare doit disposer de toute la latitude voulue pour manoeuvrer. Read full article: LaPresse, November 4, 2015

Published on : 24 Nov 2015

WADA appoints Olivier Niggli as new Director General

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivier Niggli as WADA's new Director General. Mr. Niggli, who has held the role of Chief Operating Officer since 2014, succeeds long-standing Director General, David Howman, who has chosen not to seek a further extension of his mandate with WADA. 

Published on : 20 Nov 2015

Raymond James Hires Glenn Gatcliffe to Investment Banking Team

Raymond James Ltd., the Canadian arm of North American investment dealer Raymond James Financial, Inc., today announced that Glenn Gatcliffe has joined its Investment Banking team as Managing Director, Head of Consumer, Agriculture / Chemicals and Manufacturing. Read full article: ABC NEWS 4, November 18, 2015

Published on : 20 Nov 2015

Le Belge Patrick Xhonneux se voit confier une fonction de premier plan chez SAS

SAS, leader sur le marché de l’analytique, annonce la nomination de Patrick Xhonneux au poste de vice-président marketing pour SAS EMEA. Patrick Xhonneux a débuté sa carrière chez SAS voici déjà près de 22 ans et est une figure bien connue sur le marché belge.  Read full article: Informaticien, November 18, 2015

Published on : 20 Nov 2015

New scholarship to recognize LGBT leadership

In 1990, except for discussions about women in business, Timothy Thompson recalls little talk of diversity and inclusion of minorities when he became a banker after graduating with an MBA from McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. “Over the course of my career of 25 years, the conversation about diversity and inclusion has definitely opened up,” says Mr. Thompson, chief operating officer of TD Asset Management in Toronto. But he still sees gaps, including for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. That’s why Mr.

Published on : 19 Nov 2015