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Updated: Fri, 07/12/2024 - 12:16

McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention

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At the CAFAs, glitz and glitterati are on parade

In some ways, it’s the party of the year. On April 7th, Canada’s biggest fashion names gathered in Toronto for the fourth Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards. The event was heavy on pizzazz, from the pre-event cocktails to the after-dinner party. The guest list was a who’s who of Canada’s glitterati, from Erdem Moralioglu to David Dixon.

Published: 19 Apr 2017

The Calgary boy and Desautels alumnus who became a fashion pundit: Imran Amed

Imran Amed is the founder and editor-in-chief of online fashion news hub The Business of Fashion (BoF), which has overtaken the venerable Womens Wear Daily as the industry’s main news source. But it wasn’t a hidden desire to be a designer that made him start blogging about fashion; he was always more interested in the business side of things.

Published: 31 Mar 2017

From the Dean's Desk: The Desautels Management Achievement Awards

On behalf of the Desautels Faculty of Management, I wish to congratulate the deserving recipients of the 2017 Desautels Management Achievement Awards (DMAA), Mitch Garber (BA'86), CEO, Caesars Acquisition Company, and Norman Jaskolka (BCom'76, DPA'78), President - Aldo Group Intern

Published: 23 Feb 2017

Celebrating Management Achievement

The Desautels Management Achievement Awards

Members of the Desautels community came together in February to celebrate this year’s recipients of the Desautels Management Achievement Awards (DMAA), Mitch Garber (BA’86), CEO, Caesars Acquisition Corporation, and Norman Jaskolka (BCom’76, DPA’78), President - Aldo Group International, The Aldo Group Inc.

Published: 22 Feb 2017

Here are all the UK tech figures named in the Queen's New Year's Honours list

Imran Amed is founder and CEO of The Business of Fashion, the online news site for the fashion industry.

Amed started his site in 2007 as a blog about the fashion industry, but it has become one of the leading sources of news in the fashion world. The site raised a Series A funding round in 2015 from investors including Index Ventures, LVMH, Carmen Busquets, and Felix Capital.

Published: 9 Jan 2017

Joanne Liu, Bertrand Cesvet to receive honorary degrees

Two inspirational McGill alumni – Bertrand Cesvet, of the award-winning creative agency Sid Lee, and Joanne Liu, of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders – will receive honorary doctorate degrees at the university’s fall convocation ceremonies.

Published: 14 Oct 2016

A Knight is Reborn

Knight Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: GUD) ("Knight"), a leading Canadian specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that Samira Sakhia, former CFO of Paladin Labs Inc. ("Paladin"), will be joining the Knight team as President and member of the Board of Directors. In her new role, beginning on August 31, 2016, Samira will report to Jonathan Ross Goodman, CEO of Knight.

Published: 19 Aug 2016

JEDX Speakers Share Personal Inspirational Stories

The fourth annual JEDx began with a giant cocktail party as 770 people – mostly young professionals in their early 30s or younger – mingled and fressed in the lobby of the St Lawrence Centre for the Arts in Toronto.

...Jonathan Ross Goodman, president and CEO of the Montreal-based Knight Therapeutics Inc., spoke about overcoming catastrophic health hurdles.

Published: 6 Jun 2016

BCom Students win Montreal CFA Valuation Challenge

BCom students Drew Allen, Peter Huo, Philippe Rich, Henri St-Pierre, and Kit-yuen Christie Wei won the Regional CFA Valuation Challenge in Montreal on Friday, February 19. They will compete in Chicago for the International Championships in April.  They are being coached by Professor Sebastien Betermier coached along with alumnus Cliff Isings, MBA'95,  now Manager – International Equities at CN.

Published: 26 Feb 2016

The Most Powerful Entrepreneurs in Canada

Who’s really calling the shots in Canada? Every year, Canadian Business compiles a list of the Power 50, the dealmakers, financiers, entrepreneurs and CEO whisperers who are shaping the way we do business now.

50. Imran Ahmed Founder, Business of Fashion  Built a huge following in a $1-trillion industry

Published: 19 Nov 2015

First Past The Post

The white, bright space on the top floor of a building just north of Oxford Circus resembles the sort of office you might imagine in a creative-visualisation technique: spacious rooms filled with stylish, purposeful-looking men and women sitting around pristine work surfaces. I hazard a guess that a "no eating at your desk" policy is observed but I don't get round to asking because Imran Amed (BCom'97) is in full flight.

Published: 30 Oct 2015

It’s time to reinvent the MBA

This op-ed was written by Mr. Ron Duerksen, chief strategy officer at the Desautels Faculty of Management, in partnership with leading business people and Desautels grads, listed at bottom.

Published: 4 Aug 2015

Move over – I’m smarter! What do today’s leaders need to know about managing tomorrow’s leaders?

Written by François Moscovici I’ve just returned from McGill University where I participated in a debate about Millennials and loyalty. Gen Yers typically get bad press: they are seen as smart and connected but fickle and hard to please. So what do we, as leaders, need to know and do to engage and retain them?

Published: 5 Jun 2015

The Gate-Crasher in the Front Row

In mid-September, during another busy day at London Fashion Week, the fashion world made its way from the Tom Ford show and a cocktail party at 10 Downing Street over to dinner.

Published: 16 Oct 2014

Global Marketing Leader Mario D'Amico Joins the Nature Conservancy as Chief Marketing Officer

The Nature Conservancy issued the following news release: The Nature Conservancy announced today that Mario D'Amico, a leading international advertising and communications executive and former Global Chief Marketing Officer for Cirque du Soleil, has joined the organization as Chief Marketing Officer. He oversees membership, digital marketing, corporate marketing partnerships, strategic communications and publishing.

Published: 29 Sep 2014

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