Pascal Lépine (EMBA 2012), Stéphane Rouleau (EMBA 2013) and Vincenzo Giorgio (EMBA 2011) in Canadian Business’ Profit 500 Canadian Business’ Profit 500 ranking is out, and two companies led by McGill-HEC Montreal EMBA alumni are on it. The ranking lists companies that are beating the times by experiencing big growth over the past five years. Atypic is a Montreal-based professional-services firm that works with organizations in the plural sector, and is headed by President Pascal Lépine (EMBA 2012). Spiria, with CEO Stephane Rouleau (EMBA 2013) at the helm, develops Web- PC- and mobile-based software solutions to help companies grow and streamline their operations. This is the sixth year in a row that Spiria has made it onto this prestigious list of most successful companies. Special mention also to Groupe Premier Médical, 221st, where Vincenzo Giorgio (EMBA 2011) is Chief Financial Officer. Source - McGill/Desautels : https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/channels/news/two-companies-headed-mcgill-hec-montreal-alumni-are-canadian-business-profit-500-list-270364
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) recently announced the new composition of its board of directors. Martin Carrier, Head of studio and founder of Warner Brothers Games Montréal, who graduated from the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA program last spring, has been appointed as Chairman. "I am pleased to join BAnQ's Board of Directors and to be able to help promoting not only our libraries, but also our archives. Today, technology offers us a new way to support and broadcast the knowledge residing in our libraries. I look forward to helping BAnQ in asserting its leadership role in this area, "said Martin in an official press release. Martin also acts as president of the Digital Alliance, the Quebec network for new media and interactive digital content. His extensive knowledge of the digital and gaming industry will enable him to contribute to one of the objectives of the BAnQ - digital literacy.