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Alumni updates

Alumni with more than one degree from Concordia, Sir George Williams University and/or Loyola College are listed under their earliest graduation year.

76 Leslie Weir, BA, was reappointed librarian and archivist of Canada at Library and Archives Canada.

“Mobile 4,” by John Raso. Composite photograph printed on fine art lustre paper (2022)


From June 17 to 23, 2023, John Raso, BA 79, presented Two Rooms with a View, a digital-art exhibition at the Montreal Art Centre and Museum. Included in the exhibition were three of Raso’s photographs that were nominated for the 15th and 16th International Color Awards. 

Tony Giuliano, BComm, was named chief financial officer at ESGold Corp.

80 Hellen Christodoulou, BEng, MEng 81, was appointed executive vicepresident of Engineering, Sustainability and Business Development at Corbec.

83 Anne Bowker, BA, was named interim dean of Carleton University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Pierre Galoppi, BComm, MBA 86, was named CEO at Brera Holdings PLC.

“Carol on a yellow couch,” by Erik Slutsky. Oil on canvas (2002, reworked in 2021)


An exhibition of artwork by Erik Slutsky, BFA 86, has been on display at Soho Galleries in Mérida, Mexico, since the summer and will continue throughout the fall.

Salvatore Iacono, BEng, was named president and CEO of Cadillac Fairview, effective November 1, 2023.

87 Rock Lefrançois, BSc, was appointed vice-president of Exploration at Azimut Exploration.

Howard Nemiroff, MA, PhD 97, was named interim dean of Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business.

88 Dino Rambidis, BComm, was appointed executive vice-president of Finance at Fonds de solidarité FTQ.

89 Marc Riel, BComm, GrDip 12, joined Croesus as vice-president of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, North America.

Renu Vaish, BSc, was appointed chief regulatory officer at Ambrx Biopharma Inc.  

90 Carmela Cucuzzella, BCompSc, BFA 05, was named dean of the Faculty of Environmental Design at Université de Montréal.

Pietro Mazzei, BEng, was appointed president and CEO of Rheinmetall Canada.

93 Margaret Doell, MFA, was named vice-president of Academic Affairs at Adams State University.

Neil Linsdell, BEng, MBA 00, was appointed head of Investment Strategy, Private Client Group at Raymond James Ltd.

94 Steven Jackson, BA, was named vice-provost of Academic Innovation at Cornell University.

95 Benoit-Antoine Bacon, BA, was appointed president and vice-chancellor of the University of British Columbia.

Alison Lawton, BA, was appointed to the World Refugee & Migration Council’s Canadian Task Force Against Global Corruption.

96 John Di Bert, BComm, GrDip 97, was named chief financial officer at Air Canada.

Alexandre Kaufman, BA, was appointed judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario.

James McKenna, MBA, joined Wall Street investment company Jefferies Financial Group.

Mark Weightman, BComm, was appointed president and CEO of the Montreal Alouettes.

97 Tania Krywiak, BA, was appointed managing editor at CTV News Montreal, News Talk Radio and CJAD 800.

Kwong Wai Yeung, BComm, was named company secretary at Swang Chai Chuan Limited.

98 Sarafina Wolde Gabriel, BComm, was named chief strategy officer at Rightlander.

Mahesh Shah, BComm, was appointed CEO of CoreTrust.

99 Isabelle Dessureault, MBA, was named delegate of the Government of Quebec in Atlanta, Georgia.

00 Julie Quenneville, BA, was named CEO of Toronto’s University Health Network Foundation.

Rebecca Tamarchak, BSc, was promoted to head of Strategy, Governance and Partnerships at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research.

Roger Tambay, MBA, joined Imaflex Inc. as president and CEO.

01 Frédéric Boulanger, BComm, was named director of Immigration Programs and Services at Collège Boréal.

03 Maria Guercio, BComm, was appointed climate tech industry practice leader, North America, at Chubb Climate+.

Karen Kalayajian, BComm, was named vice-president of Finance and Administration at IntelGenx Corp.

“Prémonitions: Les Voix” | Photo credit: Mike Patten


A new public-art piece by Nicolas Grenier, BFA 04, in collaboration with MASSIVart and Sid Lee Architecture, was on display at Galerie PVM in Montreal’s Place Ville Marie. “Prémonitions: Les Voix” explored artificial intelligence and the boundary between humans and machines. The immersive artwork, which invited audiences to interact with an AI language model, ran from July 6 to September 16, 2023.

05 Michael Bury, BA, was named complaints and quality commissioner at McGill University Health Centre

06 Aaron Ling, BEng, was named director of Sustainability at Sustana. 

09 Pierre-Marc Gendron, BComm, joined Langlois as a lawyer.

Sébastien Boire-Lavigne, EMBA, was appointed chief technology officer at D-BOX Technologies Inc.

Frédéric L’Heureux, MBA, was appointed portfolio manager at Leblanc Martineau St-Hilaire.

10 Sherin Al-Safadi, MBA, PhD 14, was named president of Medical and Corporate Affairs and Radiopharm Theranostics Ltd.

Riccardo Lento, BA, joined Fasken as a real-estate lawyer.

11 Monique Leroux, LLD, was appointed senior advisor at Teneo and also joined the campaign cabinet at Université de Sherbrooke.

12 Amina Joober, BFA, joined Goldwater, Dubé as a lawyer.

Marianne-Sarah Saulnier, BFA, was appointed vicepresident of the Conseil des Montréalaises.

13 Valérie Lavoie, BComm, was promoted to account manager at Massy Forget Langlois Public Relations.

Valéry Zamuner, EMBA, was named senior vice-president, and chief corporate affairs and legal officer at Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Communications Inc

14 Colin Romano, BA, was appointed associate in the Tax Group at Goodmans LLP.

15 Anne-Marie Hubert, LLD, joined the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation as co-chair of its Grow Beyond fundraising campaign.

16 Andrea Limbardi, EMBA, joined Reitmans (Canada) Limited as president and CEO.

Meagan Somerville, BA, was appointed executive director at West Island Community Shares

17 Kevin Henley, BComm, was named president and CEO of Canadian Net Real Estate Investment Trust.

18 Heidi Yetman, MA, was appointed president of the Canadian Teacher’s Federation.

“The Dark Hedges, N. Ireland,” by Avy Loftus. Oil pastel and acrylic on canvas (2019)


A solo exhibition by Avy Loftus, MA 20, took place at the Montreal Art Centre and Museum from October 1 to 7, 2023. Reimagining Ireland presented a journey of the artist’s 25 years of engaging with Irish culture, traditions and landscapes. 

Linda Crisafulli, BComm, joined KRB Lawyers as an articling student.

Charles Radack, BEng, was named technical patent consultant, Intellectual Property Group, at Fasken.

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