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Asper MBA a promise of freedom for Arconas executive vice president

January 16, 2024 — 
Asper MBA alum Pablo Reich [MBA/02] is the executive vice president of Arconas, a Canadian manufacturer and distributor of high-performance furniture for airports and passenger terminals in North America. Reich has built on the company’s legacy of sustainability, all while growing a successful business in a unique market.

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MBA alum leads with bravery, vulnerability and truth

January 10, 2024 — 
Kathleen BlueSky [MBA/15] has always been driven by a desire to uplift Indigenous people and create more sustainable, just systems in her community.

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2023 Asper Holiday Gift Guide

November 30, 2023 — 
As a hub for entrepreneurial spirit and innovation, the Asper School of Business is here to help with your holiday shopping. Support local and check out our selection of student- and alumni-led businesses this year.

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Meet the Asper alum innovating in Winnipeg’s culinary scene

November 17, 2023 — 
An Asper School of Business Bachelor of Commerce alum, Mike Del Buono [BComm(Hons)/13] is the managing partner of Burnley Place Hospitality Inc., which led the launch of local Winnipeg favourites King + Bannatyne, a premium sandwich shop in the Exchange District, and Nola, an elegant gem of Saint Boniface.

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Making mental health services more accessible for students

October 27, 2023 — 
Phill, a graduate of the Asper School of Business MBA program, is the founder and CEO of My Student Wellbeing, an online platform where university students can access virtual counselling sessions with qualified therapists. A former social worker who gained business knowledge and skills in his MBA, Phill strives to make mental health services more accessible for students.

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Asper School of Business celebrates Fall Convocation 2023

October 19, 2023 — 
At Fall Convocation 2023, the Asper School of Business celebrates its first graduating cohort of Master of Supply Chain Management and Logistics (MSCM) students and a cohort of amazing new alumni!

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Asper MBA alum a champion of public service, community connection

September 27, 2023 — 
Asper MBA alum Paris Fragkoulis has recently advanced to the role of assistant deputy minister, procurement and supply chain, with the Government of Manitoba. His impressive professional progress is due at least in part to his thoughtful and passionate approach to public service.

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Asper BComm alum finishes on the podium of The Amazing Race Canada 9

September 21, 2023 — 
Since graduating from the Asper School of Business with a Bachelor of Commerce in International Business and Marketing, Ben Chutta [BComm(Hons)/15] has travelled to 52 countries across six continents, facilitated over $95 million in sales with multi-million- and billion-dollar corporations, and recently completed all 10 legs of The Amazing Race Canada Season 9 with longtime friend Anwar Ahmed.

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Replacing profit with purpose

August 8, 2023 — 
Asper researchers are publishing work that rethinks traditional business models and prioritizes sustainability. Despite the lingering, outdated sentiment that sustain-centric business is an alternative perspective, they demonstrate how and why sustainability is the future—and the now—of business.

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Celebrating 15 years of cross-cultural bonds

August 2, 2023 — 
The Asper School of Business’s Arni Thorsteinson Study Exchange Program (ATSEP) to Israel celebrated its 15th anniversary this year.

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