BCom Alumni

Building the right foundation

Published: 3Jun2021

After graduating from McGill, Michael Pesner (BCom’63) took over his father’s accounting and insolvency practice before joining a KPMG predecessor firm as a chairman and managing partner. Over the...

Hall of Fame broadcaster recalls time in McGill BCom program

2 Jun 2021

McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management alumni can be found across the globe. Some are even beamed into living rooms on a nightly basis....

BCom alumnus publishes first novel

Published: 27May2021

Daniel Aleman (BCom’16) landed a role at a marketing services firm immediately after earning his degree at the Desautels Faculty of Management, but it wasn’t long before he pursued a different...

Announcing the 2021 Lionel Pelham Kent Scholarship recipients

Published: 26May2021

Congratulations to Laurent Brière-Dulude (BCom'20), Paige Doyle (BCom'20), François-Xavier Lord (BCom'20), David Masella (BCom'20), Étienne Poulin-Leblanc (BCom'20) and Sara Shin (BCom'20) who were...

BCom alumnus leverages experience at Desautels while publishing novel

21 May 2021

Daniel Aleman (BCom’16) is proof of the versatility of a Bachelor of Commerce from the Desautels Faculty of Management....

Desautels alumna becomes President & CEO of Knight Therapeutics Inc.  

Published: 21May2021

Congratulations to Samira Sakhia (BCom’90, DPA’94, MBA’01), who will take on a new challenge as President and Chief Executive Officer of Knight Therapeutics Inc., a Montreal-based company focused...

BCom alumna makes Women in Fintech Powerlist 2020

Published: 13May2021

Congratulations to Laviva Mazhar (BCom’15), who made the Innovate Finance’s 2020 global Women in Fintech Powerlist in the investor category. For the past six years, the Powerlist has highlighted...

Welcoming a new cohort of GCPA students

Published: 7May2021

The second week of May marks the start of the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting program (GCPA) for an incoming cohort of 49 students. This year’s cohort consists of 43 of McGill...

William Shatner celebrates 90th birthday

Published: 26Mar2021

Desautels alumnus William Shatner (BCom'52, DLitt'11) recently celebrated his 90th birthday. The actor jokingly wondered on Twitter: “What happens when I get to 120?” A native of Montreal, Shatner...

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