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McGill to launch international retail-management school with gift from Bensadoun Family Foundation

Published: 12May2017

McGill University is on its way to becoming a global centre for retail-management training, thanks to a $25-million gift from Aldo Bensadoun (BCom'64, LLD'12) via the Bensadoun Family Foundation....

Announcement of Knight Therapeutics CFO resignation

Published: 11Oct2017

Knight Therapeutics has announced the resignation of its chief financial officer, as the company’s president and Desautels International Faculty Advisory Board member, Samira Sakhia (BCom’90, DPA...

Bombardier claims that rough times are in the past

Published: 7Jul2017

It’s been a rough ride for Bombardier’s management, workforce, and stock prices; but VP Investor relations Patrick Ghoche says that the company has navigated through the worst of it and is now...

Thank-you, Merci

Your tremendous support allows our students and faculty to create a positive impact in our communities, in our country, and around the world. Because you believe in us, so do many others—and the...

Bienvenue newest member of International Advisory Board

Published: 10Jan2018

We welcome Mr. Benoit Lacoste Bienvenue, Partner, National Service Line Leader, Canadian Corporate Tax at KPMG Canada to the Desautels International Advisory Board....

Ferring Canada's donation to have lasting impact on Desautels Faculty of Management

Published: 9Sep2016

Ferring Canada, a subsidiary of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, has contributed a $2-million dollar donation to the Faculties of Management and Medicine at McGill University, which will create new...

Montreal shoe giant ALDO agrees to buy the shoes and accessories part of the Camuto Group’s business

Published: 7Aug2017

A news release at canadianinsider.com reveals that Montreal-based footwear giant ALDO is set to buy the shoes and accessories side of the Camuto Group. The deal plays nicely into ALDO’s expansion...

Aldo Bensadoun and the company he turned into a big-league player

Published: 8Aug2017

Aldo Bensadoun (BCom’64) founded Aldo Shoes as a Le Château exclusive in 1972, then opened the first standalone ALDO store in 1987. Today, the ALDO Group is a major player in the shoe field, with...

Public outcry prompts Pierre Beaudoin to give up Bombardier executive role

Published: 15May2017

Public demonstrations and a shareholder revolt weren’t enough to keep Bombardier chairman Pierre Beaudoin from re-election, though he has stepped back from his former executive role....

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