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Alumni in the Lead: Michael McKay, EMBA 2000

In 1992, Michael was selected among 5300 candidates to be one of Canada's next generation of astronauts. Michael retired from the military in 2001, and seeking ever-greater challenges, began to work with PixeLINK in 2002. As president, Michael provided strategic direction to the company and ensured that PixeLINK provided the best products to customers as well as the most value to shareholders. Read more ›

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Congratulations to Three Remarkable Alumni!

Three remarkable alumni will be recognized by receiving Trudeau medals for their outstanding contributions to the world of business, the community and their alma mater at the 2012 Telfer School of Management Alumni Association Gala of Excellence. The Gala will be held at the Ottawa Convention Centre on September 29, 2012, during the University of Ottawa’s Homecoming celebrations. Read more ›

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M.Sc. Graduate to Review Innovation Intermediaries at AOM Meeting

Weiwei (Vivi) Wu will present her research on innovation-enabling organizations at the Academy of Management’s annual meeting, August 3-7 in Boston. Read more ›

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Marc Joyal, BCom 1986, the new uOttawa Vice President Resources

Marc Joyal (B.Com 1986) will be the new Vice President Resources of the University of Ottawa, effective September 15th 2012. Read more ›

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Alumni in the Lead: Janet Leblanc, Cert. 1984, MBA 1990

Janet LeBlanc is internationally recognized for her expertise in customer value and experience management with award winning results in driving transformational change. She works with organizations to improve performance by transforming how they interact with clients to deliver a branded customer experience. Janet integrates customer expectations into strategic planning, employee performance management, and process improvement initiatives—with the goal to link customer strategies to business and financial results. She successfully led the integration of customer feedback into one of Canada’s most recognized brands, Canada Post. Janet works to engage employees with a branded customer experience through training and development, performance management, executive coaching, compensation and rewards, and communications. Read more ›

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Alumni in the Lead: Emily Jones, BCom, 2006

Emily graduated from the Telfer B.Com program with an option in International Management in 2006. While at the University of Ottawa, Emily got involved with AIESEC Ottawa, the local chapter of AIESEC, a global youth-led organization. After leading the local chapter for two years, and upon graduation, Emily moved first to Pretoria, South Africa in 2007, to support the operations of Ungana-Afrika, a niche consultancy and non-profit that catalyzes scalable enterprises in emerging markets by accelerating the adoption of innovative technologies, business models and services, that promote equality and improve quality of life. Read more ›

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Telfer Alumni in the OBJ Forty under 40

Once a year, the Ottawa Business Journal nominates professionals for their business achievements to be in their forty under 40 list. On June 21, nominees will be honored at the Forty under 40 awards at the Hilton Lac-Leamy. This event is sponsored in part by the Telfer School Executive MBA. Read more ›

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Alumni in the Lead: Russ Morgan, BCom 2005

Russ Morgan is a Telfer School of Management alumnus that likes to keep busy. Aside from his professional life as a strategy and marketing professional, over the last three years he has started and run a non-profit alongside his brother and a small board. Dedicated to eliminating poverty in the developing world, Building Walls of Wisdom (BuildWoW) has been committed to creating educational opportunities through the construction of schools.Read more ›

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Diane Lorenzato, EMBA 1996, receives one of the 2012 APEX awards of excellence

Diane Lorenzato (EMBA 1996) will be at the Annual Symposium  Association of the Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada (APEX) as the winner for the Leadership Award of Excellence. This event, titled “Ahead of the Curve:  Predict, Plan, Perform”,  will take place on May 29 and May 30 at Canada’s National Arts Center in Ottawa. To view the  preliminary program or to register, click here.Read more ›

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