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McGill X-1 Accelerator: seventh week at a glance

Published: 2Aug2017

Week seven of the McGill X-1 Accelerator was all about two things: Announcing a transformative $2 million gift from the John Dobson Foundation, and setting up for the upcoming Demo Days.

Change is in the air for European EMBAs

Published: 2Aug2017

A recent piece in Poets & Quants for Execs looks at how EMBAs are at a crossroads: As companies are less willing to invest in an EMBA for an employee’s advancement, those execs are looking more...

Desautels alumna on Auto Remarketing Canada’s Under Forty list

Published: 2Aug2017

The Remarketing Under Forty list in Auto Remarketing Canada’s Special Conference Issue is a roundup of the industry’s brightest young minds. Desautels grad Stephanie Turner (MBA'15) is the Senior...

Desautels alumnus and Global Expert rebuilds after major biking accident

Published: 3Aug2017

Jonathan Ross Goodman (BA’89, MBA/LLB’93) is the CEO of Montreal-based pharmaceutical company Knight Therapeutics and a Desautels Global Expert. He is also a textbook case of how to overcome...

Crickets: a healthy food choice that’s tasty too

Published: 16Oct2017

Mohammed Ashour (MBA'14) and the Aspire Group have come a long way since winning the Hult Prize in 2013 for their vision of creating a high-tech cricket farm to produce foods for human consumption....

Desautels MBA alumna takes the helm at CCA

Published: 19Oct2017

Mary Van Buren (MBA'88) has been appointed president of the Canadian Construction Association (CCA), bringing years of experience to the role....

MBA alumnus appointed to Board of Vitalhub

Published: 19Oct2017

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

Quantum International Income names new board chairman

Published: 25Oct2017

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...

A new role for Desautels alumna, Rima Qureshi

Published: 1Nov2017

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...

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