Desautels BCom students take three podiums at the 2013 Jeux du Commerce


Desautels BCom students took three top 3 podiums at the 25th edition of the Jeux du Commerce, hosted by HEC Montreal from January 4 to 6, 2013.

Over 1,200 students from 13 Eastern-Canadian universities attended this inter-university competition. In addition to competitions that applied academic knowledge to real-life situations, there were opportunities to network with students from different universities, and connect with members of the business community. Sports and social competitions were also part of the event.

First Place:

Operations Management: Simon Hudson and Gaziza Tolkimbayeva

Stock Simulation: Samantha Fu, Marc-Olivier McCraw, Simon Pelletier and Jimmy Xie

Third Place: 

Finance: Shady Ahmed, Alexi Benhamron and Frederick Dubé-Fortier

A big thank you goes out to the Desautels JDC organizing committee for leading the McGill delegation. Thanks also go out to Professors Vadim di Pietro, Richard Donovan, Larry Goldsman, Bob Mackalski, Jui Ramaprasad, Julia Scott, Greg Vit and Chantal Westgate for volunteering their time and expertise to coach our students.