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A Knight is Reborn

Knight Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: GUD) ("Knight"), a leading Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that Samira Sakhia, former CFO of Paladin Labs Inc. ("Paladin"), will be joining the Knight team as President and member of the Board of Directors. In her new role, beginning on August 31, 2016, Samira will report to Jonathan Ross Goodman, CEO of Knight.

Published: 19Aug2016

Road to Rio: Olympic fencer Joseph Polossifakis speaks about tactics, success and overcoming hardship

In this weekly series we feature an Olympic athlete who juggles work and sport. The Q&As give you their insights for peak performance and top tips to help you whether you’re at work, or working out.

...Born and raised in Montreal, Polossifakis graduated from McGill University in 2014 with a commerce degree. His studies focused on accounting and international business. He did an accounting internship with KPMG in the summer of 2013 and will be doing an 18-month internship, exploring a variety of roles, with Bell starting in September.

Published: 19Jul2016

2016 MBAs To Watch: Fatoumata Diane, Cambridge (Judge)

Fatoumata Diane

Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Age: 26

Hometown: Conakry, Guinea

Undergraduate School and Degree: McGill University, Bachelor of Commerce

Where did you work before enrolling in business school? I started my career in Montreal in the Investment Banking Division of CIBC, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Later, I took over a Financial Analyst role at Air Canada, initially focusing on labor negotiations with major unions. Following this, I was promoted to Financial Analysis Manager.

Published: 22Jun2016

Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability 2016

Event Date & Time: 
Mar 18 2016 - 9:00am to Mar 19 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: New Residence

Published: 14Mar2016

BCom Students Take 1st Place at 2016 University of Auckland's Champions' Trophy

A Desautels BCom student case team composed of Rachel Burk, Maripaz Fernandez, Michael Fishman and Deven Sanon took 1st place at the 9th annual University of Auckland’s Champions Trophy held January 23 to 30, 2016.

Published: 4Feb2016

L'aspect humain avant tout

Christine Décarie se destinait à la comptabilité, mais le hasard l'a menée à être l'une des premières femmes gestionnaires de portefeuille du Québec. Et son talent, qui ne doit rien au hasard, a profité aux investisseurs.
Vice-présidente principale, gestionnaire de portefeuille et responsable de la recherche mondiale au Groupe Investors, Christine Décarie s'est découvert une passion pour la gestion de fonds communs de placement lors de son dernier emploi d'été d'étudiante, en 1986.

Published: 3Feb2016

Lancement de la deuxième édition de Lait’s Go Sport

Le Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) et Lait’s Go Sport sont fiers d’annoncer le lancement de la deuxième édition du «Programme Ambassadeurs Lait’s Go Sport». Quatorze étudiants-athlètes universitaires du RSEQ, provenant de sept universités, représenteront la marque sur leurs campus respectifs.

...Après un processus de sélection, voici donc les étudiants-athlètes qui ont été sélectionnés.

...François Bourque - Redmen de l’Université McGill, Basketball, Gestion (comptabilité)

Published: 25Jan2016

Megan Munroe: FBU Director of Communications & Fashion Blogger Extraordinaire

Her Campus McGill is pleased to present you with this week's über fabulous profile, Megan Munroe! Although her roots lie in both San Francisco and Vancouver, she has found her temporary home at McGill as a U1 Management student majoring in Marketing. Along with her studies, Megan is the Director of Communications for the MUS club Fashion Business Uncovered. She also runs a seriously incredible and successful blog (that I frequent when I should be studying, but her major style gives me life), theClosetCraze.

Published: 19Jan2016

Desautels BCom Students Take Two Podiums at 2016 Inter-Collegiate Business Competition

Four BCom case teams made the finals at the 38th annual Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC) held at Queen's University from January 14 to 17, 2016 with the Debate team finishing second and the Ethics team taking first place

Teams:

MIS: Camille Favreau and Mykolas Raizys;
Accounting: Isabel Moreno and Tate Lin;
Ethics: Alexandra Del Val and Alexander Norman;
Debate: Grace Chen and Matthew Meyer.

Published: 18Jan2016

3 Ways IT Can Solve Retail’s Labor Challenges

Retailers are stuck between a rock and a hard place. On top of growing competition, retailers now have to deal with new, challenging regulations and rising wages. Many retailers are struggling to keep up due to their heavy reliance on traditional, manual and top-down employee management processes. Luckily, retailers are starting to realize that operating with such outdated processes won’t cut it anymore, and more companies are turning to tech-driven solutions to help lower labor costs, drive increased sales and reduce employee turnover.

Published: 12Jan2016

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