MBA Alumni

Desautels alumna and former Ericsson exec joins Verizon as CSO

Published: 20Sep2017

Light Reading reports that after leaving her position as Head of Ericsson North America, Rima Qureshi (BCom’87, MBA’96) has been hired as Verizon’s new Chief Strategy Officer. She will be working...

LIMRA names Desautels alumnus to list of financial innovators

Published: 29Sep2017

LIMRA has released its 2017 Rising Stars of Innovation under 40 list and Jean-Michel Lavoie (MBA’09), Assistant Vice President, Product Development, Group Benefits at Sun Life Financial has made...

Ben Plomion talks startups, skateboards, and Donald Trump

Published: 29Sep2017

­­­­­­­­­­For French native Ben Plomion (MBA’07), his early teenage years consisted of skateboards, Nirvana, and an unshakable dream of relocating to the U.S. After completing his studies in Canada...

Are crickets the meal staple of the future?

Published: 2Oct2017

Mohammed Ashour (MBA'14), co-founder of Aspire Food Group, received the Highly Commended Award at FoodBytes, a startup competition that supports innovative ideas in food and agriculture. The Aspire...

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...

McGill X-1 Accelerator: second week at a glance

Published: 21Jun2017

Week 2 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator is done! From an opening session with serial entrepreneur Luc Giguere, the week progressed through a second look at Bill Aulet’s Disciplined Entrepreneurship;...

A conversation with McGill Dobson Cup judge Kelly Megyery

Published: 28Jun2017

Desautels alumna Kelly Megyery (MBA’92) was one of the Health Sciences judges at the McGill Dobson Cup 2017. She is a partner at Pivot Strategic Transformation, where she works on healthcare policy...

Desautels alumnus named Vidéotron’s Senior VP and CFO

Published: 29Jun2017

Philippe Cloutier (MBA'02) is the new Senior VP and CFO at Vidéotron, reporting directly to CEO Manon Brouillette. He will oversee the financial operations, procurement, and Vidéotron’s community...

Nadia Marley named Desautels Global Expert

Published: 6Jul2017

The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomes Nadia Marley (BA’99, MBA’03), Director of Credit Solutions, Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets, as its latest Desautels Global Expert.

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