Executive Committee

Yolande E. Chan

Yolande E. Chan

Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management

The mandate of the Executive Committee is to implement the ideas agreed upon in separate Faculty committees. As Dean and head of the Executive Committee, Yolande leads the realisation of such initiatives and ensures that they align closely with the Faculty’s priorities and values, as outlined in the strategic plan. Such initiatives include those pertaining to academic programs, faculty and research, advancement, as well as marketing and communications.

desautelsdean.mgmt [at] mcgill.ca (Contact) | McGill Profile | Message from the Dean


Liette Lapointe

Liette Lapointe

Vice-Dean, Programs

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Liette’s portfolio includes all undergraduate, masters and executive programs, and the Soutar Career Centre.

liette.lapointe [at] mcgill.ca (Contact) | McGill Profile

Tony Masi

Anthony C. Masi

Interim Vice-Dean, Faculty

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As Interim Vice-Dean (Faculty), Prof Masi works with the Dean, area coordinators, and the Academic Director and has specific responsibility for the day-to-day management of academic staffing issues, from recruitment to retention to retirement, for tenure-track professors, faculty lecturers, and sessional instructors, at McGill Desautels.

anthony.masi [at] mcgill.ca (Contact) | McGill Profile

Emmanuelle Vaast

Associate Dean, Research

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Emmanuelle oversees various aspects that pertain to Research in the Faculty. In her role, she supports the Faculty in producing high impact management research, tracks, measures, and evaluates research output, and provides development opportunities for junior faculty. She represents the Faculty at the University on research-related committees. She oversees the PhD program and the Faculty Research Centers and is Chair of the Workload and Research Merit Committee.

emmanuelle.vaast [at] mcgill.ca (Contact) | McGill Profile


Benjamin Croitoru

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs

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Benjamin's responsibilities include ensuring the excellence of our academic undergraduate programs, providing attentive support for our undergraduate students, and overseeing courses, programs, and student affairs. He also acts as a liaison with other Faculties and the business world, both locally and internationally.

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Robert J. David

Academic Director, Research; Academic Director, Faculty

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Saibal Ray

Saibal Ray

Academic Director, Bensadoun School of Retail Management

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Saibal leads the development of all aspects of the intended Bensadoun School of Retail Management, including its academic curricula (BCom, Masters, and PhD), collaborations with local and international industry partners, and interdisciplinary partnerships with other Faculties and Schools, both at McGill and at neighbouring universities. Saibal is also responsible for overseeing the Retail Innovation Lab, a space where the School’s research, training and links with industry will converge to shape the future directions of the global retail landscape.

saibal.ray [at] mcgill.ca (Contact) | McGill Profile


John-Paul Ferguson

John-Paul Ferguson

Academic Director, MBA; Coordinator, Specialized Master Programs

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John-Paul oversees coordination between the master programs on recruitment, admissions, student affairs, and career services. In addition to providing oversight of the Masters of Management in Analytics, Finance, and Retail, he is the academic director of the MBA program. His responsibilities include developing new content for the MBA, supporting masters students, and overseeing courses, programs, and student affairs.

john-paul.ferguson [at] mcgill.ca (Contact) | McGill Profile

Saku Mantere

Saku Mantere

Academic Director, MDIIM; Editor-in-Chief, Delve

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The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) champions an integrated management approach across the faculty. Saku’s current priorities are the communication of research insight through the Delve platform, and inviting students into faculty research through the Integrated Management Student Fellows program.

saku.mantere [at] mcgill.ca (Contact) | McGill Profile

Samer Faraj

Samer Faraj

Director, PhD Program

 

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Samer oversees the Faculty’s PhD Program. In this capacity, he manages the PhD office and deals with the academic progress of PhD students from admission to graduation. He chairs the Desautels Faculty PhD Program Committee and represents the Faculty at the Council for Graduate and Postgraduate Studies. He is currently the chair of the Joint PhD Program that brings together the four doctoral management programs in Montreal (HEC, UQAM, Concordia, & McGill).

samer.faraj [at] mcgill.ca (Contact) | McGill Profile


Lisa Cohen

Lisa Cohen

Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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Lisa's mandate is to lead assessment, planning and actions taken at Desautels that raise awareness, create new processes, and improve equity, diversity and inclusion outcomes. Initial actions include establish an equity, diversity and inclusion infrastructure at McGill Desautels; assessing equity, diversity and inclusion data and experiences of students, faculty and staff; and building a plan with related initiatives based on that analysis.

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Mark Michaud

Mark Michaud

Director of Administration
 

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Mark is in charge of the general administration of the Faculty and directly oversees the following administrative staff teams: Academic Affairs, Business Systems, Financial Services, Human Resources (including Administrative Support), and Infrastructure. He also provides strategic guidance to the Dean and is responsible for the Faculty’s annual planning and budget. Mark represents McGill Desautels on a number of University committees and workgroups dealing with administrative matters.

mark.michaud [at] mcgill.ca (Contact)

Marie José Beaudin

Marie-Jose Beaudin

Executive Director of Career Management

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marie-jose.beaudin [at] mcgill.ca (Contact)


Greg Houlahan

Greg Houlahan

Managing Director of Advancement

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Greg leads the McGill Desautels Advancement Team, overseeing all aspects of fundraising, alumni engagement and donor relations for the McGill Desautels Faculty of Management. He leads fundraising campaigns, such as the BCom100 campaign, and aims to build the global McGill Desautels community by connecting alumni back to the Faculty, where they can put their expertise and experience at the service of our academic programs and enhance the student experience. He also works closely with members of the Desautels International Advisory Board and the Desautels Global Experts to further the Faculty’s mission.

greg.houlahan [at] mcgill.ca (Contact)

Rita McAdam

Rita McAdam

Director of Marketing & Communications

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Rita’s mandate is to participate in the overall implementation of the McGill Desautels strategy, and communicates it to both internal and external stakeholders. Rita is also responsible for the development and implementation of the marketing and communications strategy, which includes branding, media and industry relations, advertising, market research, as well as alumni and advancement activities. The Marketing and Communications team includes PR and Communications, Creative Development, Digital, Social Media, as well as program marketing and branding support.

rita.mcadam [at] mcgill.ca (Contact)

 


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