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EMBA alumna on future energy needs

Genevieve Comtois (EMBA’12), head of e-Mobility at Shell Retail North America, is the closing keynote speaker at Fuels2019, sharing insight into how one of the largest energy companies in the world is preparing for the changing transportation market.

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Published: 22 May 2019

Brace yourself for the 5G revolution

The launch of the 5G network is slated to, once more, revolutionize the way users interact with their mobile devices. Tony Buu (EMBA’19), Director of Mobility Network & Technology Strategy for TELUS, comments on this new technological frontier.

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Published: 21 May 2019

A new show directed by EMBA alumnus

Through Mamma Mia!, director Serge Postigo (EMBA’15), signs his fourth musical for Juste pour rire. La Presse cateches up with the cast in rehearsals one month before the premiere.

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Published: 21 May 2019

Vegan diners have a new favorite eatery

Founded by Dominic Bujold (EMBA’13) and now boasting three locations that offer a feast for the taste buds and the eyes, LOV has quickly become a preferred spot for vegans and foodies in general.

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Published: 21 May 2019

An eyewear game-changer

Sophie Boulanger (BCom'03), founder of retail sensation BonLook, dishes on her mentors and mantra for success, as well as the trials and tribulations of disrupting the eyewear industry.

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Published: 13 May 2019

Meet Tampa’s new director of hockey operations

Former Canadiens player and Desautels alumnus Mathieu Darche (BCom’00) has been announced as the Tampa Bay Lightning’s new director of hockey operations, bringing his rich experience in sports and business leadership to bear.

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Published: 9 May 2019

Data analytics at the heart of NHL playoffs

Craig Buntin (MBA’13), Co-founder and CEO of sports analytics company Sportlogiq, shares how data analytics can give sports teams a serious competitive advantage, including those who are battling it out in the 2019 NHL playoffs. As an example, he refers to the surprising performance of the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Published: 23 Apr 2019

A career crescendo for EMBA alumna

After two decades of strengthening the reputation of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra (OSM), Marie-Josée Desrochers (EMBA’14) has been promoted to President and CEO of Place des Arts, the largest cultural and artistic complex in Canada, effective May 6, 2019.

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Published: 18 Apr 2019

Transforming grief into impact

In 2002, Sylvie Bernier (IMHL’11) witnessed the tragic drowning of her young nephew.

Sixteen years later, through the launch of a new book and documentary with Radio-Canada, she has resolved to show courage in the face of grief to make a positive impact in society.

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Published: 17 Apr 2019

MBA alumnus soars to new heights

Craig Landry (MBA’00), currently Vice President, Marketing at Air Canada, has been appointed President of the Air Canada Leisure Group.

In his new position, Mr. Landry will be responsible for the integrated leisure group, which consists of the Air Canada Vacations tour operator business and the leisure airline Air Canada rouge.

Published: 16 Apr 2019

EMBA impact through the eyes of alumni

As the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA marks its tenth anniversary, La Presse sits down with two of the program’s many illustrious alumni, Laurent Blanchard (EMBA’16) Indu Krishnamurthy (EMBA’15), to hear about their EMBA experience.

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Published: 10 Apr 2019

Here comes the (introverted) bride

With wedding season ramping up, Adrienne Jung (BA'10, MBA'15) and Professor Karl Moore share tips on how introverted brides-to-be can make it through their big day, when all eyes will be on them.

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Published: 10 Apr 2019

BCom alumnus promoted to court judge

Howard Leibovich (BCom’90, BCL/LLB’94) Director of the Crown Law Office – Criminal, at the Ministry of the Attorney General in Toronto, has been appointed as Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, and a Judge ex officio of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

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Published: 28 Mar 2019

Announcing a new vegan investment fund

Quebec has just announced a new fund to support vegan enterprises, Vegan Capital, with ACEM emerging as its first investor. For Indu Krishnamurthy (EMBA’15), Executive Director of ACEM, the fund dovetails seamlessly with the company’s mission.

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Published: 21 Mar 2019

An Olympian’s quest for gender equality

Celebrated Canadian Olympian Jennifer Heil (BCom’13) knows very well the positive impact that sports can have on a girl’s confidence, personal growth, and success.

As VP Sport Development at viaSport, she is on a mission to ensure that stereotyping and discrimination are a thing of the past for women athletes.

Published: 21 Mar 2019

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