John Dobson and Paul Desmarais Jr. honoured for their outstanding support of the Faculty

Published: 3 November 2003

Paul Desmarais Jr., John Cleghorn, Faculty Advisory Board Chair, John Dobson and Dean Gerald Ross.

John Dobson and Paul Desmarais Jr. were awarded James McGill statues by Dean Ross at a cocktail reception on November 3, 2003, in recognition of their outstanding support of the Faculty of Management. Numerous alumni and friends gathered for the event.

John Dobson was the driving force behind the inception of the McGill Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies in 1989. Every year, the Centre involves students in consulting projects with start-up companies across Canada.

Paul Desmarais Jr. was Chairman of the Faculty's board from its inception in 1991 up to 2001. With his keen business acumen and international business perspective, Paul played an instrumental role in further developing the Faculty's strong international activities around the world, making McGill's Faculty of Management the leading international business school in Canada.


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