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International Advisory Board member awarded Alumni Association’s highest honour

Published: 5May2017

On May 2nd, 300 guests gathered at Montreal’s Omni Mont-Royal Hotel for this year’s McGill Alumni Association Awards. All told, 17 members of the McGill community were honoured for outstanding...

Fengate taps Desautels advisor to chair board

Published: 4May2017

Michael Boychuk (BCom'77, DPA'78) is the new Chair of the Advisory Board at Fengate Real Asset Investments, a board that he’s been on since 2014. Mr. Boychuk’s experience in capital markets is an...

Samira Sakhia to present at investor conference

Published: 27Apr2017

At the Bloom Burton & Co Healthcare Investor Conference this May, Knight Therapeutics’ president, Samira Sakhia (BCom’90, DPA’94, MBA’01) will be giving the Montreal-based specialty...

Imran Amed honoured with Vanguard Award

Published: 11Apr2017

“I’m not looking at fashion through a Canadian lens, or even a Western lens, but a global lens,” says Imran Amed (BCom'97). Indeed, he doesn’t even look at it through the eyes of someone who grew...

Aldo founder passes the torch to his son

Published: 8Mar2017

Aldo Bensadoun (BCom'64, LLD'12) is stepping down as chairman of the company that bears his name, as is CEO Patrik Frisk — but continuity won’t be a problem: Bensadoun’s son, David, is taking on...

Profound appoints Desautels alumna to its Board of Directors

Published: 8Mar2017

In its 2016 financial results press release, Mississauga-based Profound Medical announced the appointment of Samira Sakhia (BCom’90, MBA’01) to its Board of Directors. Ms. Sakhia is also a member...

A Knight is Reborn

Published: 19Aug2016

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...

It’s time to reinvent the MBA

Published: 4Aug2015

This op-ed was written by Mr. Ron Duerksen, chief strategy officer at the Desautels Faculty of Management, in partnership with leading business people and Desautels grads, listed at bottom.

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