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Perspectives on the IMPM from a hotel VP

IMPM graduate Sharon Cohen, Vice President, Fairmont Brand Management, AccorHotels shares how the program shifted her focus on management and the tools that she continues to use in her current role.

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Published: 16 Jan 2019

Alumnus recognized for decades of community impact

Bernard Stotland (BCom’57), President of the Jewish General Hospital Board of Directors from 2009 to 2011, has been honoured with a 150th Anniversary Medal by the Senate of Canada, in recognition for his achievements as a leader at the hospital and his support for arts and cultural organizations in Montreal.

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Published: 11 Jan 2019

EMBA alumnus highlighted for achievements

Jean-Claude Tshipama (EMBA’16), CEO of Broadband Africa for Eutelsat, has been named to a list of distinguished Congolese for 2018.

Tshipama is celebrated for his illustrious career, most notably for his recent efforts in expanding access to satellite internet in Africa.

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Published: 11 Jan 2019

Indigo Books chooses BCom alumnus as next CFO

Indigo Books, Canada's largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer, has announced the appointment of Craig Loudon (BCom’94) as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective February 5, 2019.

In accepting his new role, Mr. Loudon leaves his previous position as Indigo's Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer.

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Published: 8 Jan 2019

An IMPM alumna extols benefits of program

Discover what drove Lili Hall (IMPM’13), Founder, President & CEO of KNOCK Inc., to enrol in the International Masters Program for Managers, what she found most rewarding about her experience, and the strides she has made since graduation.

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Published: 8 Jan 2019

MBA alumnus named to Order of Canada

Congratulations to Darren Entwistle (MBA’88), President and Chief Executive Officer of TELUS, who was recently named to the Order of Canada.

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Published: 7 Jan 2019

Nine retail predictions that might surprise you

With 2019 on the horizon, Forbes has compiled a list of nine emerging retail trends to look out for; one of which will include the rise of the circular economy across operations, according to Aldo Bensadoun (BCom’64), Executive Chairman and Founder of The Aldo Group Inc.

Published: 18 Dec 2018

EMBA alumna has sights set on innovative health care

Dr. Nathalie Saad (EMBA’14), Chief Pulmonologist for the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Mount Sinai Hospital, has helped devise an innovative healthcare delivery system referred to as the Tele-pulmonary Rehabilitation Program.

The program was developed to address Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), which is among the leading causes of death in Quebec.

Published: 18 Dec 2018

IMHL graduate releases new book

Mark J. Eisenberg, MD MPH (IMHL’10), Director of the MD-PhD Program and Professor of Medicine at McGill University, has released a new book entitled, Cardiology Board Review and Self-Assessment: A Companion Guide to Hurst’s the Heart.

The book features 1,100 answers to key questions stemming from the 14th Edition of Hurst’s the Heart, a comprehensive review of the entire field of cardiovascular medicine.

Published: 10 Dec 2018

Why law firms fail at retaining Millennials

According to Ali Háji, joint McGill MBA-Law graduate, while law firms pour significant resources into recruiting the best talent to join the ranks of their associates, they are ultimately failing to retain millennial lawyers.

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Published: 7 Dec 2018

A new head of consumer brands for Beiersdorf

Beiersdorf, the maker of Nivea skin creams, has appointed Asim Naseer (MBA’99), current P&G global marketing director for skin care, as head of consumer brands, effective January 1, 2019.

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Published: 7 Dec 2018

BCom alumnus takes lead at Canderel

Brett Miller (BCom’86) has been appointed CEO of Canderel, effective February 18, 2019. Miller succeeds Jonathan Wener, founder and CEO for the past 44 years.

Miller has nearly 30 years of international experience in real estate and entrepreneurial businesses. Since 2012 he has served as CEO of JLL Canada, one of Canada's fastest growing real estate companies.

Published: 7 Dec 2018

EMBA grad is victorious at Battle of Innovators

For their proposed Renewable Autonomous and Modular Energy System (RAMES), Pascal Larose (EMBA’18) and other members of the 35th Brigade won first place and $77,000 at the Battle of Innovators, an initiative organized by the Department of National Defense.

Published: 6 Dec 2018

Desautels BCom alumnus takes Berlin startup competition by storm

Khaled Kteily (BCom’10) and his startup Legacy won the coveted $50,000 prize at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin for their stigma-free approach to addressing infertility- an issue that affects 1 in 7 couples globally.

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Published: 4 Dec 2018

GCPA participants score top marks on CFE

Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (GCPA) participants Liane Brick (BCom’17) and Michael Richardson have placed on the National Honour Roll for their results on the Common Final Examination (CFE), with Richardson earning a gold medal for placing 1st among the six Quebec students who made the list.

This marks the second consecutive year that a GCPA student wins the gold medal for Quebec.

Published: 3 Dec 2018