Transformative gift to McGill University from the Bensadoun Family Foundation

Gift announcement to be made in the presence of leading government representatives and industry leaders

MONTREAL, May 8, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are invited to attend the public announcement of a transformative gift to McGill University, which will position the university, Montreal, Quebec and Canada as global leaders in the future of retail-industry management.

Along with leading federal, provincial and municipal government representatives, the announcement will be made in the company of Mr. Aldo Bensadoun, Founder of The ALDO Group; Professor Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University; Professor Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean, Desautels Faculty of Management, and several distinguished industry leaders.

 

What: 

Announcement of a transformative gift to McGill University



Who:

Mr. Aldo Bensadoun, O.C., C.Q., Founder, The ALDO Group


Professor Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University


Professor Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean, Desautels Faculty of Management



When:             

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m.        

Announcement begins

2:04 p.m.        

Official Photos

2:06 p.m.        

Media Q&A session with Professor Fortier and Professor Bajeux-Besnainou

2:16 p.m.        

Interviews with Mr. Bensadoun, Professor Fortier and Professor Bajeux-Besnainou (all interview requests for Mr. Bensadoun will need to be submitted prior)



Where:           

Bronfman Building, McGill University


1001 Sherbrooke St. West, 2nd Floor Lounge


Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5

 

 

SOURCE McGill University

For further information: Cynthia Lee, Senior Communications Officer, McGill University, 514-793-6753, cynthia.lee@mcgill.ca; For Mr. Bensadoun & ALDO Group related request: Geneviève Sharp, EGS Group, 514-991-4361, gs@egspr.com

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