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Navigating the Global Workplace as John Molson Alumni

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Wednesday, April 24, 2024
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

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University Advancement



Celebrate the success of John Molson School of Business (JMSB) alumni and explore international career opportunities at our engaging lunchtime panel.

Hear from four alumni who have thrived abroad, sharing insights on leveraging JMSB's preparation for overseas employment, job search strategies, networking, and overcoming challenges. This is a must-attend event for anyone considering or interested in a global career path.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

12 – 1 p.m. Eastern Time

Ahmad El-Khatib, BComm 13

Senior Manager - Business Tax Services at Deloitte (USA)

Ahmad brings over 10 years of experience in public accounting, specializing in U.S. taxation. Prior to joining Deloitte Tax, he worked at KPMG Canada, where his main role involved providing tax compliance and provision services to U.S. corporations owned by Canadian parent entities. He possesses experience in inbound international cross-border tax services due to the nature of U.S. tax work in Canada. Relocating to Las Vegas in December 2019, he commenced work at Deloitte in January 2020. At Deloitte, his focus lies on corporate, private wealth, and passthrough engagements. He is also actively engaged in tax provision preparation and review engagements for corporate entities, including public corporations. Building and establishing networks within the business are deemed extremely important by Ahmad. He advocates for continuous learning and self-challenge as crucial for growth, emphasizing the importance of staying current with new trends. His motto is centered around the belief that hard work and dedication lead to great achievements, defining one's success. An outgoing individual, he enjoys meeting new people, making friends, and expanding his networks. Ahmad has a passion for travel, exploring new restaurants, and watching sports.

Alexandra Fillion, BComm 20

Senior Global Account Manager & Strategist | LOOP (Austria)

Alex accumulated over 5 years of marketing experience both on the client side and agency side before moving across the ocean in 2022 to pursue a dream of working abroad in Europe. She now works at LOOP, a digital agency in Salzburg Austria, managing the global Porsche account as a Senior Account Manager & Strategist. 

When she’s not working, she’s hopping on the train with her camera to discover different countries nearby! 

With her many years of university involvement in student associations and case competitions, she looks forward to joining the JMSB community again and sharing her experiences.

David Dolhomut, BComm 15

Head of PartnershipsHead of Partnerships | ChromaWay (Denmark)

David is a highly accomplished project manager with international experience, specializing in partnership development, stakeholder management, advocacy, and Web3 technology. Initially from Montreal, Canada, David holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University – John Molson School of Business and later pursued a Master’s degree in International Business from the Warsaw School of Economics. With a diverse background spanning public, private, and non-profit sectors, he successfully developed and executed projects across complex work environments.

As Head of Partnerships at ChromaWay and Legal & Advocacy Steering Committee Lead at the Nordic Blockchain Association in Copenhagen, Denmark, he cooperates closely with stakeholders such as embassies, governmental entities, SMEs, and corporate partners to promote sustainable growth through Blockchain technology. He also has a strong track record in project management, business development, and market intelligence, which he gained from previous positions in Warsaw Poland.

Felix Lebrun, BComm 19

Real Estate Private Equity Associate at Macquarie Asset Management (UK)

Felix is working as a Real Estate Private Equity Investment Associate for Macquarie Asset Management’s Real Estate Opportunistic fund in London, UK. Before joining Macquarie, he was a Real Estate Investment Banking Associate at Eastdil Secured also in London. He commenced his career in the Investment Banking Division at Canaccord Genuity in Toronto, Canada. 

Felix holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Finance with Honors from the John Molson School of Business.

Moderator: Ingrid Chadwick

Associate Professor, John Molson School of Business

Ingrid Chadwick is an Associate Professor in Management and the Academic Director of the Barry F. Lorenzetti Centre for Women Entrepreneurship and Leadership at the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University. She has a PhD in Organizational Behaviour from the Queen’s Smith School of Business and a Masters of Education in Organizational Learning from Queen’s University. Prior to her academic career, she worked as a Human Resources Specialist in employee and organizational development both in Canada and in Sweden.

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