There’s lots of reasons for girls to play hockey — the fun, the athleticism, the opportunity to travel and introduce Canada’s game to new circles of fans. But for Montreal native Catherine Ward (BCom'09), who will be playing defence for Team Canada next month, one of the perks of playing top-level hockey was the chance to score a solid post-secondary education with hockey scholarships.
Business school graduates once made a beeline for jobs in banking, accounting and marketing. But now many carve out careers in new or non-traditional fields. Here’s how three recent graduates are making a mark:
… Fady Dagher (EMBA’12)
Degree: Executive MBA, McGill University-HEC Montréal, 2012
Occupation: Chief inspector of innovative processes and operational practices, City of Montreal Police
MidDel Consulting Announces the Promotion of Sean Spector, MBA, PMP to Principal, Energy Consulting Practice
MidDel Consulting is pleased to announce the Promotion of Sean Spector (MBA’97) to Principal of MidDel’s Energy Consulting practice. Sean will be based in Toronto, Canada.
… Sean attained his Project Management Professional (PMP) designation in 2010 and is a member in good standing with the Project Management Institute. He holds an MBA in International Business Management from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Martin Longchamps (BCom’96) is the new Vice President, Business Development, Digital Solutions for TC Media. He will remain in his current position of Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions for TC Transcontinental. The appointment is effective immediately.
Eric Winmill (BCom’97), mining equities research analyst with Casimir Capital, sees great potential for small-cap metals producers and developers in the Americas—home to good infrastructure, skilled workers and great geology.
In this Gold Report interview, Winmill also explains how "all-in" cash costs are making it easier for companies and investors to understand—and predict—cash-flow generation and identifies companies that he expects to take off.
The chances of a small business surviving passed its teething period are never good, with half of all startups falling to the wayside after five years. Here are four data collection methods that can help you beat the odds, even before starting your business.
The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada’s upcoming conference “Lifting off and Flying High” focuses on cultivating talent and success in this country in the fields of culture, high-tech, and athletics.
But one of the panelists, Westmount resident and former Olympian Dick Pound (BCom’62), knows that in sports where milliseconds separate first and second place, the drive for success at all costs can be a destructive force.
Clarity Advantage, a bank sales consulting firm specializing in helping their clients accelerate sales to small and medium-sized companies, announced today the appointment of Lars Eller (MBA’92) to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing. Eller will consult with Clarity clients on sales and sales management issues, lead the development of strategic sales and marketing programs, and direct the company’s sales and marketing team.
OTTAWA – The Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) is pleased to announce the appointment of François Couillard (MBA’90), as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective February 4, 2013.
Industrial Alliance Trust recently announced the appointment of Liliane Dubois (BCom’87) to the position of Vice President, Auto Financing. With a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, Ms. Dubois has worked over 25 years in the field of auto financing. Her experience in the field covers both retail and commercial financing.
NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Videology— a digital advertising platform and solutions provider—has announced additions to its management team to power the rapid expansion of its global network in 2013. In 2012 the company took its market-leading video advertising platform—as well as its expanded capabilities in display, rich media and mobile—into eight new markets with further expansion planned this year.
On Nov. 3, 22-year-old Samantha McManus (BCom’12) took her first steps toward combating the inhumanity of human trafficking. She, along with 22 other walkers representing 12 countries around the world, began a 15-day trek from Bangkok, Thailand, to the Myanmar border in support of the Freedom to Walk initiative.
In August, 2011, Paladin Labs Inc. founder and CEO Jonathan Goodman (MBA'94) was involved in a terrible bicycle accident and had to relinquish his job to recover. His position running the Montreal-based drug distributor was taken over by long-time colleague, vice-president Mark Beaudet (BCom’90), who has now been interim CEO for almost a year-and-a-half. Mr.