Building the right foundation

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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 next 26 years, he navigated challenges in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and insolvency so adeptly that he was invited to serve on the KPMG board of directors. Looking back, he points to the influence of McGill professors and classmates in building a foundation for success.

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