The 2020 McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA Graduates

//The 2020 McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA Graduates

Congratulations to these experienced leaders and entrepreneurs who have recently completed the demanding McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA program while continuing their professional activities.

The McGill-HEC Montreal EMBA, a partnership between McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management and HEC Montreal, is a 15-month program for seasoned managers.  The program is practice-focused and builds on Henry Mintzberg’s managerial mindsets.

Congratulations to the McGill-HEC Montreal EMBA Class of 2020!

Yanira Adade

Consultant, Supply Chain and Process Improvement

See Yanira’s video testimony.

Laurent Andriot

Senior Director, Software Development & Architecture
OnDeck Canada

Learn more about Laurent.

Candice Archer

Director, National Solutions Surety
Intact Assurances

* Candice was promoted during the EMBA.

Livia Arrigoni

Director, Sustainability and Climate Change

Learn more about Livia.

Christian Bastien

Pharmacist & Owner

Marie-France Bélanger

Senior Sales Consultant, Life Sciences Automation and Genomics, Canada
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Marie-Hélène Bourduas

Integration Leader for Mergers & Acquisitions, Human Resources
Dassault Systèmes

Learn more about Marie-Hélène.

Dany Chamoun

Chief Operating Officer

Geneviève Cimon

Director, Music Education and Community Engagement
National Arts Centre

Learn more about Geneviève.

Alexandre Côté

Vice President, Human Resources

Learn more about Alexandre.

Louis Coulombe

Business Lawyer and Strategic Counsel

Elsa Desjardins

Director, Business Development, Events and Funding Projects
Montreal Heart Institute Foundation

Learn more about Elsa.

Jonathan Douville

Senior Product Manager
Walter Surface Technologies

Learn more about Jonathan.

Sarah Gheriani

Consultant, Digital & Strategy
Gheriani & Associates Inc.

Learn more about Sarah.

Monika Ille


Learn more about Monika.

Ross Jacobs

Investment Advisor
CIBC Wood Gundy | CIBC Private Wealth Management

See Ross’s video testimony.

Anne Joyal

Strom Spa

See Anne’s video testimony.

K. Lindsey Kettel

Executive Vice President
Chantier Davie Canada Inc.

Natalia Kourant

Director of Business Development

Learn more abour Natalia.

Richard Lacombe

Director of Information Technology
HEC Montréal

Sébastien Letendre

Vice President, Parts and Service
Kenworth Maska

Learn more about Sébastien.

Yves Christian Lokossou

Senior Director, Software Engineering
Intact Financial Corporation

See Yves’ video testimony.

José Mafra Vilarim

Sales Manager, Central Division and National Duty-Free
Brown-Forman Beverages Canada

Sharlinee Maharaj

Director, Talent Management + Organizational Effectiveness

Aldana Martin

Senior Manager, Project Management Office
Wolters Kluwer/Enablon

Learn more about Aldana.

Christina Maurice Fazio

Senior National Business Development Manager – Deposits
Home Trust Company

See Christina’s video testimony.

Caroline Mirault


Ignace Mouzannar

Director of Engineering

Learn more about Ignace.

Gérard Mulimbi

Managing Director
Global Trade Corporation

Learn more about Gérard.

Patrick Parent

President and CEO
Alcool NB Liquor | Cannabis NB

See Patrick’s video testimony.

Catherine Patry

Marketing Consultant

Learn more about Catherine.

François Pelland

Head of Production Operations, First Party Game Strategy
Google Stadia

*François joined Google during the EMBA.

Jean-Frédéric Pépin

Franchise Owner |Chairman of the Board of Directors

See Jean-Frédéric’s video testimony.

Luc Poirier


Learn more about Luc.

Michael Rodrigues

Director, Ticketing Strategy & Digital Development

Learn more about Michael.

Ian Routhier

Krops imports,
Courchesne Larose Group

Frantz Saintellemy

President & COO

Co-Founder and Chairman
Groupe 3737

Learn more about Frantz.

Saad Sakhaf

Head of Corporate Compliance
International Air Transport Association

Mathi Selva

Regional Manager – Business Markets
RBC Royal Bank

Kenneth Suss

Assistant to the President
J Suss Industries

See Kenny’svideo  testimony.

Marie-Ève Tremblay

Assistant to the Judge Advocate General
Office of the Judge Advocate General – Canadian Armed Forces

Learn more about Marie-Ève.

Marjolaine Tshernish

Managing Director
Institut Tshakapesh

Learn more about Marjolaine.

Constance Venne

Vice-President, Operations
Wells Fargo Equipment Finance Company

Laurent Vivier

Director – Risk, Prevention and Environment
Raglan Mine, Glencore group

Learn more about Laurent.

Kim Vo

Head of the Department of Surgery
CIUSSS Centre-Sud-de-l’île-de-Montréal, Hôpital Notre-Dame

See Kim’s video testimony.