John Aylen is a lecturer in the Department of Marketing at Concordia’s John Molson School of Business.
John is a marketing communications professional with more than 35 years’ experience in planning and implementing communications programs. His clients have included leading organizations in the pharmaceutical and health care industries, brewing, science and engineering, the not-for-profit sector and resource industries.
He is the president of the board of Youth Employment Services, a Montreal-based organization that helps people across the province find employment, start businesses or turn their artistic pursuits into money-making ventures.
John also sits on the board of the Old Brewery Mission, where he chairs the communications subcommittee. His other current involvement includes the McEuen Scholarship Foundation, where he is president and sits on the selection committee, fundraising for the Mordecai Richler Chair in Creative Writing and the St. Andrew’s Society McEuen Chair in Canadian Scottish Relations at McGill University.
John was president of the Concordia University Alumni Association from 2002 to 2005 and is a former member of the university’s Board of Governors.