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The Telfer School of Management is proud to announce the 2019 alumni excellence award recipients. Four notable alumni will be recognized by the Telfer School by receiving Trudeau medals and the Young Achiever’s Award for their outstanding contributions to the world of business, healthcare, community and their alma mater at the annual Gala of Excellence on October 19, 2019, at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, ON. It’s also the time of year where the Telfer School recognizes and celebrates the 10th, 25th, 40th and 50th milestone anniversaries. This year, the anniversary classes that will be celebrated are the classes of 1969, 1979, 1994 and 2009.  

tRUDEAU mEDAL MEDAL recipients:


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Luc Fortin (BCom 1990)
President and CEO, Montréal Exchange (MX) and Global Head of Trading with TMX Group

Focused on leading growth in the areas of TMX derivative, fixed income, private markets and equity trading businesses, Luc helps to deliver a best-in-class experience to trading clients, developing and offering new product solutions. Click here to learn about Luc and how he's building businesses through collaboration.

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Marc Tassé (MBA 1997)

CEO, SIRA International Risk Advisors Inc.

Marc is an investigative and forensic accountant and a Telfer alumnus at the undergrad and the graduate level. He also lectures at the Telfer School of Management since 1993, is the CEO of SIRA International Risk Advisors Inc., and a member of Transparency International’s Anti-Corruption Expert Network. Click here to read more about Marc and how a generational shift has changed the way he polices financial crime and corruption.

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Mari Teitelbaum (MHA 2010)

VP of Provincial Programs and Chief Innovation Officer, CHEO

Mari's unique background and her vision for applying technology to improve health care systems make her an asset to pediatrics in Ontario. Mari started her career as an electrical engineer before completing her Masters of Health Administration at the University of Ottawa. Click here to read more about Mari and how technology is enabling better care. 

Young Achiever's MEDAL rECIPIENT:


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DEREK. D. RICCI (BCom 2002)

Partner, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP 

For Derek, "there’s no real secret to success. No shortcut. It’s just hard work and taking everything one day or one task at a time." Click here to read more about Derek and his path to success.

Dean's pHILOS Medal Recipient:


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Bernard Raymond (BCom 1981)

President - Multivesco

Bernard Raymond, is recognized as a leader in modern management, whose business decisions aim at assuring the long-term development of the company, the self-fulfillment of its members as well as the total satisfaction of all his customers. Click here to read more about Bernard's rich tradition of giving.

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