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Monika Ille selected as APTN Network’s new CEO

Following a year-long comprehensive national executive search process, the APTN network has selected Monika Ille, current McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA participant, and Indigenous Manager Scholarship recipient, as CEO. The APTN network is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. It is the first national Aboriginal broadcaster in the world, providing a perspective [...]

2019-11-09T10:37:26+00:00

Jean-François Godmer (EMBA 2014) joins Poka as Global Channel Program Director

Jean-François Godmer, a 2014 McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA graduate, recently joined Poka as Global Channel Program Director. Poka is a Quebec-based startup developing a complete solution to digitize factory-floor information processing. The company has experienced rapid growth;  its recent round of funding brought their total investment to $17M to develop innovative [...]

2019-10-28T10:37:36+00:00

Major André P. Jean (EMBA 2019), promoted to Commanding Officer

Major André P. Jean, a 2019 McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA alumnus has recently been promoted to Commanding Officer, Rations & Quarters Support Services, CFB Borden for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). Canadian Forces Base Borden (CFB Borden) is located approximately 100 kilometers north of Toronto and is the largest training establishment [...]

2019-10-24T08:50:04+00:00

Two special awards for Professor Alain Pinsonneault

In the fall of 2019, Professor Alain Pinsonneault, one of the founding Academic Directors of the EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal, received two very prestigious honours: he received the First-ever Henry Mintzberg PhD Teaching and Mentorship Award and was nominated as a Distinguished James McGill Professor. The Henry Mintzberg PhD Teaching and Mentorship Award [...]

2019-10-23T10:37:36+00:00

Congratulations to the 4 EMBA scholarship recipients!

The McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA Program recently welcomed the class of 2021, which includes four experienced leaders who, each in their own way, have a significant impact on their respective communities.  Each of them was awarded a $50,000 scholarship. These scholarships recognize their important work, and reflect the EMBA program’s [...]

2019-10-10T16:52:55+00:00

Annie Fredette (EMBA 2015) the new Manager, Corporate Strategy Development at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)

Annie Fredette (EMBA 2015), has recently embarked on her new challenge as Manager, Corporate Strategy Development at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). Her role is to lead a team of Project Managers and Change Managers who are supporting projects and initiatives across the organization. Her main mandate right now, [...]

2019-10-10T12:58:46+00:00

Introducing the EMBA McGill-HEC Montreal Class of 2021

Welcome to the 47 new members of the McGill-HEC Montreal EMBA family The 12th cohort of the McGill-HEC Montréal Executive MBA program started their journey on September 11th. They will complete the program at the end of 2020 and receive their diploma (bearing the seals of [...]

2019-10-10T16:20:59+00:00