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MBA alumna joins Onex to lead its Capital Market Efforts

As one of the most established and successful private equity firms, Onex announced Nehal Abdel Hakim (MBA’06) as Managing Director, Capital Markets in their New York office.

Hakim formerly worked with Morgan Stanley in the Global Capital Markets Group and was a member of Credit Suisse’s Financial Sponsors team.

Discover more in this news release. 

Published: 12 Jan 2018

Professor Moore reacts to 292% duties on CSeries aircraft

Desautels Professor Karl Moore joins BNN to share his instant reaction to Bombardier putting its faith in ITC after the U.S. slapped 292% duty on CSeries aircrafts.

Watch the BNN video to discover. 

Published: 12 Jan 2018

McGill alumnus’ future in the global food and beverage sector

In an article published by CRWE World, Phivida announces Desautels alumnus Jon David Silverman (BCom’61) as its new Chairman of the Advisory Board.

As the former Executive Vice President of Seagram’s global emerging markets division, Silverman has spent nearly forty years in the global food and beverage sector.

Published: 12 Jan 2018

McGill alumnus on conquering the world, one accomplishment after another

Businessperson and Desautels alumnus, Kuok Khoon Hong (BCom'73) occupies the ninth position on Singapore’s 10 Richest People in 2017 list.

As a co-founder of Wilmar, one of the biggest palm oil producers in the world, Hong has established plantations in Asia and Africa.

Learn more about how Mr. Kuok earned his wealth. 

Published: 12 Jan 2018

Armstrong Building opens to students

Our new MBA & Masters building is named for Professor Donald E. Armstrong, PhD’54 (1925-2011).

The 48,666 sq. ft. expansion by EKM brings new dedicated teaching and learning spaces that benefit all in the Faculty.

While the building is open for students as of January 2018, the grand opening is slated for May 25-27.

Published: 12 Jan 2018

Leadership in the midst of disruption and urgency

Professor Karl Moore interviews CEO and Secretary General of the Canadian Red Cross on leading with urgency through the worst situations.

After investing multiple years in community work and being involved with many health and social service committees, Conrad Sauvé reveals his leadership motivations and vision.

Published: 12 Jan 2018

Applauding a Desautels alumnus’ excellence

Desautels alumnus Brett Hickey (BCom'02) has been recognized for the excellence his firm provided in financial services.

Brett Hickey is the CEO and Founder of Star Mountain Capital, an asset management firm. Not only is the firm well recognized, but Mr. Hickey is also a sought-after leader.

Discover the many accolades received by Star Mountain Capital, LLC and Brett Hickey for their extensive work to-date. 

Published: 12 Jan 2018

Engaging Students with Food Industry and Community Stakeholders to Explore Innovation that Addresses Food Insecurity

By Nii Addy and Joëlle Rondeau

The McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) and Impact Hub Montreal (IHM) supported Enactus McGill to o...

Published: 12 Jan 2018

The Mini-MBA Program: At the heart of professional development

Jody Mitiche talks to us about her rewarding experience at the McGill Executive Institute

Ongoing training is essential when it comes to professional development—whether it’s provided in the workplace or at an academic institution like the McGill Executive Institute....

Published: 12 Jan 2018

Understanding millennial values for better business results

In contrast to the traditional Baby Boomer mindset of "never apologize, never explain,” Professor Karl Moore delves into the millennial expectation of apologies and explanations.

Published: 10 Jan 2018

Bienvenue newest member of International Advisory Board

We welcome Mr. Benoit Lacoste Bienvenue, Partner, National Service Line Leader, Canadian Corporate Tax at KPMG Canada to the Desautels International Advisory Board.

Published: 10 Jan 2018

Distances in Organization Workshop: May 11-12, 2018

The “Distances in Organizations” workshop will be hosted by McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal on May 11-12, 2018.

Published: 9 Jan 2018

Holiday reading 2017

With the holidays just around the corner, McGill has released its popular McGill Reads holiday list.

Now in its fifth edition, the latest list features a wide variety of books, from the classics and new releases, to sci-fi and biographies.

Discover the page-turners that Dean Isabelle Bajeux and other members of the McGill community are hoping to be reading over the break.

Published: 20 Dec 2017

2018 Manulife Prize: Call for Applications

Are you leading research that promotes Active Health? Apply for a chance to be recognized

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) are pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2018 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

Published: 20 Dec 2017

IMPM alumnus named executive chair of board at Arianne Phosphate Inc.

Arianne Phosphate Inc. has named Dominique Bouchard (IMPM’00) as executive chair of its board of directors. Mr. Bouchard has been a member of the company’s board since 2013 and his new position follows his previous role as executive vice-chair.

Published: 19 Dec 2017