MBA Alumni

As one of the most established and successful private equity firms, Onex announced Nehal Abdel Hakim (MBA’06) as Managing Director, Capital Markets in their New York office.

Hakim formerly worked with Morgan Stanley in the Global Capital Markets Group and was a member of Credit Suisse’s Financial Sponsors team.

Discover more in this news release. 

Classified as: Masters in Business Administration (MBA), MBA Alumni
Published on: 12 Jan 2018

An article authored by Paul Chipperton (MBA’04), lecturer in strategic innovation, entrepreneurship, and marketing at Smith School of Business, cautions that organizations, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s), should be wary about integrating so-called organizational misfits, as it risks putting the company in peril.

Rather than investing valuable time and resources into finding ways for them to mesh better with the organization, it is best to let them go instead, says Chipperton.

Classified as: Masters in Business Administration (MBA), MBA Alumni
Published on: 19 Dec 2017

Jonathan Goodman, BA'89, LLB'93, MBA'94

President & CEO, Knight Therapeutics Inc

Thursday, December 7, 2017 

Classified as: MBA Alumni, Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Desautels Global Experts, Jonathan Goodman, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Published on: 8 Dec 2017

Restauranteurs and entrepreneurs around the world are heeding the call for more sustainable food sources. Among them is the Aspire Food Group, which has recently doubled its production of crickets for human consumption at its Texas farm.

And they are not the only ones to recognise the value of insects as food. The edible bug business is booming, with a global market of $33 million in 2015, according to the research firm Global Market Insights, which expects it to grow 40 percent by 2023.

Classified as: aspire food group, 2013 Hult Prize Winners, Masters in Business Administration (MBA), MBA Alumni
Published on: 7 Dec 2017

James McMullan, MBA'88

Senior Vice-President, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Mr. James McMullan gave a guest lecture to the Honours in Investment Management (HIM) students.

He gave an overview of the credit investment process at CDPQ, a firm with over $286 billion under management. He also discussed the investment lifecycle and the importance of managing relationships beyond the exit phase of a deal.

 

Classified as: MBA Alumni, Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Desautels Global Experts, James B McMullan
Published on: 30 Nov 2017

Matthew Ingrassia, MBA’07

Senior Partner, Applied Research Investments

Wednesday November 29th, 2017

Mr. Matthew Ingrassia gave a guest lecture to the Masters of Management in Finance (MMF) students.

Classified as: Matthew Ingrassia, MBA Alumni, Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Masters of Management in Finance (MMF), Desautels Global Experts
Published on: 30 Nov 2017

Samer Saab, BEng'93, MBA'96, CEO and founder of eXplorance Inc.

November 20, 2017

Guest Lectured in Technological Entrepreneurship (BUSA 691) with Prof. Michael Avedesian

Classified as: Samer Saab, Desautels Global Experts, MBA Alumni, Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Published on: 20 Nov 2017

Johanne Mullen, MBA’92, Partner at PwC

Monday, November 13, 2017

Guest Lectures in Corporate Finance (FINE 342) with Prof. Sujata Madan

Ms. Johanne Mullen gave a guest lecture in Prof. Madan’s Corporate Finance course with our BCom students. She explained her role at PwC and broke down the topic of Project Finance, giving practical examples from her career.



Classified as: MBA Alumni, Sujata Madan, Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Published on: 17 Nov 2017

As the new President of the Canadian Construction Association (CCA), Mary Van Buren (MBA’88) shares insight into her strategic objectives and priorities for the organization.

In stepping into her new role, Van Buren elaborates on her mission to revamp the image of the construction industry, highlight its role in promoting sustainability, and position it favorably in the wake of technological transformation.

Classified as: MBA Alumni, Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Published on: 16 Nov 2017

The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Chandra Kumar, President of the Confectionery Business at Nestlé Canada, as a Desautels Global Expert.

Classified as: Chandra Kumar, Desautels Global Experts, MBA Alumni, Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Published on: 10 Nov 2017

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has approved the appointment of Richard Morin (MBA’88) as chief executive officer of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX).

Morin is the co-founder of Montreal-based investment management firm Landry Morin Inc. He has also headed the Stock Exchange of Mauritius, and has served as vice president of National Bank Securities.

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Classified as: Masters in Business Administration (MBA), MBA Alumni
Published on: 7 Nov 2017

Stephen Kay, BA'83, MBA'90, US & Canada leader of Marsh’s Political Risk & Structured Credit practice

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Guest Lectures in Strategies for Developing Countries (MGPO 475) and Strategic Management: Developing Countries (MGPO 651) with Prof. Paola Perez-Aleman

Classified as: Stephen Kay, Desautels Global Experts, Paola Perez-Aleman, MBA Alumni, Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Published on: 3 Nov 2017

Rima Qureshi (BCom’87, MBA’96), former president and CEO of Ericsson North America, has been named executive vice president and chief strategy officer for Verizon Communications Inc., effective November 6, 2017.

In this role, she will take over responsibility for the development and implementation of Verizon's overall corporate strategy, including business development and strategic investments.

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Classified as: MBA Alumni, BCom Alumni, Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Published on: 1 Nov 2017

Quantum International Income Corp. has appointed Chad Williams (MBA’93) as chairman of the board of directors. Williams is currently the director of the corporation, and is the president and chief executive officer of Red Cloud Klondike Strike Inc.

To this role, be brings two decades of experience in corporate finance and management, having previously held the positions of chief executive officer of Victoria Gold Corp., and head of mining investment banking at Blackmont Capital Inc.

Classified as: Masters in Business Administration (MBA), MBA Alumni
Published on: 25 Oct 2017

Vitalhub Corp. has announced the appointment of Mohan Plakkot (MBA'09), Partner and Chief Strategist at Valsef Capital, to its Board of Directors.

In this role, Plakkot will use his “extensive experience and analytical skills” to further the strategic plans of the Toronto-based organization.

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Classified as: MBA Alumni, Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Published on: 19 Oct 2017

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