Desautels alumni

April 4, 2018 marked the launch of Professor Ashesh Mukherjee’s latest book, The Internet Trap: Five Costs of Living Online, in which he uses the latest research in consumer psychology to highlight the five hidden costs of living online: too many temptations, too much information, too much customization, too many comparisons, and too little privacy.

Classified as: Ashesh Mukherjee, Marketing, bertrand cesvet, MBA Alumni, Desautels Global Experts
Published on: 19 Apr 2018

For the past two years, the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA has been awarding a $ 50,000 scholarship to a manager of indigenous origin to cover part of the program’s tuition fees.

Two scholarships are available this year and the application deadline is May 1, 2018.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 19 Apr 2018

Geneviève Comtois (EMBA’12) has been nominated in the category of Young Executive by the Club canadien de Toronto.

All award recipients, including those in the categories of Young Professional and Young Entrepreneur, will be announced at the RelèveTO gala on April 26.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 19 Apr 2018

Manon Jeannotte (EMBA’16), Chief of the Micmac Nation of Gespeg attended an event announcing that the Federal Government will be providing $500,000 to support the economic growth and diversification of the Micmac Nation of Gespeg.

Chief Jeannotte comments on the road to making this agreement a reality.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 18 Apr 2018

Nathalie Bourdon (EMBA’10) is the Director of Distribution and Market Development at the National Film Board of Canada.

In a recent interview, she shares the challenges faced by documentary filmmakers to secure broad distribution and project funding – something that her organization is working to overcome.

As she explains, more times than not, when audiences give documentaries a try, they are pleasantly surprised by the viewing experience.

Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 18 Apr 2018

Three young entrepreneurs, including Yassine Chaabi (BCom’16), are the creative minds behind Spotfields, an innovative app that unites Montreal soccer players of all levels and helps them form teams and compete.

With already 200 subscribers, Spotfields is taking all the questions out of finding a team and a venue at which to play, making the thrill of soccer more accessible to all.

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Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 12 Apr 2018

Guy Gervais (EMBA’13), co-founder of Anges Québec, belongs to a group of likeminded investors around the world who are looking to advance emerging social enterprises.

In an article for Les Affaires, he shares what key aspects he looks for before he commits to supporting a socially conscious startup.

For Gervais, his evaluation methods are just as rigorous as those applied when investing in a more traditional business.

Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 12 Apr 2018

As Executive Director and Head of Secretariat at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative, Thierry Zomahoun (EMBA’11) and the Next Einstein Forum (presently the largest general scientific gathering ever held in Africa) are actively working to increase the local impact of science to overcome the persistent challenges that have devastated the continent over history. 

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 11 Apr 2018

Chantal Souligny (IMHL’14) has been selected as the new Director of Nursing for the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), effective March 19, bringing considerable experience in the health care sector to the role. 

Classified as: International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), IMHL Alumni
Published on: 23 Mar 2018

Apollo Music Store, founded by Philippe-Aubert Messier (EMBA’13) is embarking on a new venture through the introduction of a web application, which will allow users to search a growing repertoire on Canadian and international music through a refined music keyword search, among other features.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 22 Mar 2018

Hugo Delorme (EMBA’16), Director of Corporate Services at CN has been recently named a Board Member for Loto-Québec.

Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 22 Mar 2018

For a third consecutive year, Altrum de Saint-Martin has been recognized among the best managed private enterprises in Canada – an honour that its General Director, Louis-David Bourque (EMBA’11), is especially proud of.

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Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 20 Mar 2018

If Mathieu Darche (BCom'00) accomplished his life-long dream of playing hockey in the NHL years ago, his current experience as Vice-President, Sales and Marketing (Canada) for Delmar International is no less thrilling.

He recently sat down with Le Journal de Montréal to talk about his current career aspirations, how his McGill degree continues to serve him well, and his personal life as a family man. 

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Classified as: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), BCom Alumni
Published on: 20 Mar 2018

How do you address severe health inequities in your community?

Learn more about how Desautels students are behind some of the most significant social initiatives.

Classified as: International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL), IMHL Alumni
Published on: 19 Mar 2018

Jean-Claude Tshipama (EMBA’16) has been appointed CEO Broadband for Eutelsat SA overseeing Africa.

His latest position builds on his international experience in business development, marketing, as well as sales and distribution, particularly in Africa, North America, Europe and the Pacific region.

Most recently, he was Managing Director at Canal+ RDC and served as Chief Executive Officer of Zympala Inc.

Classified as: McGill-HEC Executive MBA (EMBA), McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA), EMBA Alumni
Published on: 15 Mar 2018

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