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Montreal’s historic strip, Ste-Catherine Street, is undergoing four years of roadwork.
Charles de Brabant (BCom'83), Executive Director of the Bensadoun Retail Initiative comments on its implications in the retail industry.
Ste-Catherine has been a vital part of Montreal’s culture and identity, but since businesses have already been struggling, he sees Ste-Catherine as being stuck between two extremes....
In a recent project management blog, François Tremblay (EMBA’17) explores the dynamics of project management and the various overlooked components of strategic management.
He discusses the importance of cross-functional leadership and the weaving together of strategy, operations and project management.
Read more about his perspective in this blog....
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.
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....
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.
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....
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....
An article authored by Paul Chipperton (MBA’04), lecturer in strategic innovation, entrepreneurship, and marketing at Smith School of Business, cautions that organizations, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s), should be wary about integrating so-called organizational misfits, as it risks putting the company in peril....
Suzannah Raff (BCom’92) is paving the way in the beauty industry’s natural deodorant boom.
As Cleo&Coco, her aluminum-free deodorant line, reaches new heights, she recently sat down to talk about the trials and tribulations of launching a new beauty product.
Along the way, she discusses the frustrations of waiting for major brand expansion, how to survive packaging hiccups, and the importance of giving back....
Mr. Goodman gave a guest lecture in Technological Entrepreneurship with Prof. Michael Avedesian....
Congratulations to Geneviève Auclair (EMBA’17) who received a Meritorious Service Decoration from the Governor General of Canada this week.
As a physician, Geneviève is recognized for spearheading a successful campaign to recruit health care professionals to the Inuulitsivik Health Centre in Nunavik. This initiative also helped introduce local youth to potential careers as doctors, nurses, and technicians....
From a lunch counter that opened in the 1950s, to a hotel business that comprises fourteen properties, and counting, the Germain hotels and family, including Marie Pier Germain (EMBA’16), share insight into running a booming family business across generations.
Restauranteurs and entrepreneurs around the world are heeding the call for more sustainable food sources. Among them is the Aspire Food Group, which has recently doubled its production of crickets for human consumption at its Texas farm....
Brian Athaide (BCom’89) is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice-president of Human Resources/Information Technology at Andrew Peller Limited.
In a recent interview, he shares what it was like to immigrate to Canada as a child, the change of heart that led him to delve deeper into business, and his most recent role in the wine and spirits industry....
Richard Despatie (BCom’16) has been named to the National Honour Roll of the Common Final Exam (CFE). He is among the top-three writers in Ontario of the Common Final Exam.
Written in September, the CFE is a national three-day evaluation that assesses competencies including essential knowledge, professional judgment, ethics, and the ability to communicate.