Members of the Desautels community came together on February 7, 2020 at the Four Seasons Hotel to celebrate the recipients of the 40th Desautels Management Achievement Awards.
Management Achievement Award
The Achievement Award is presented to individuals who serve as role models for students in their education, career, and philanthropic contributions.
Maria Della Posta (BCom’85, MBA'91)
President, Pratt & Whitney Canada
Lifetime Achievement Award
Each year, one individual is awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition for their exceptional philanthropic and economic impact on the Canadian economy. In addition to their achievements, their personal narrative of displaying perseverance and resilience serves as a source of inspiration for the students in attendance.
Leonard Schlemm (BCom’74)
Steve Nash Fitness World & Sports Club
Young Inspiration Award
This new award is meant to reward young leaders that have had emerged and prove to be successful despite their young age. It is also meant to bridge the gap between the usual recipients’ experience and our students, so they can see an evolution in terms of what their career might look like.
Jennifer Heil (BCom’13)
Olympian, Social Innovator and Activist