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Beedie School of Business News

Barbara Dunfield, Chief Financial Officer of Sennen Potash Corporation and a graduate of the Executive MBA at the Beedie School of Business, has been named among the winners of Business in Vancouver’s Influential Women in Business Awards 2014. The BIV Influential Women in Business Awards recognize influential leaders in their industry and the business community at large who have committed time and resources to mentor other women in business and contribute their expertise on corporate […]

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Beedie School of Business News

A quartet of Beedie School of Business alumni were among the winners at the recent Business in Vancouver (BIV) Top Forty Under 40 awards. The prestigious list recognizes 40 of the top business stars under the age of 40 in Vancouver each year. This year’s winners were honoured at a gala awards evening on January 30, held at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in Vancouver The four Beedie alumni listed include Terry Beech, co-founder and chairman […]

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The following article was published by Business in Vancouver on July 31, 2013. Mark Schnarr is a SFU BBA alumnus. It’s been years since Alpha Technologies CEO Mark Schnarr laced ‘em up for the Kelowna Buckaroos, but the lessons he learned and connections he made on the ice continue to influence his corporate career today Hockey’s been good to Mark Schnarr. The game has taught the Alpha Technologies president and CEO about fairness, hard work and the importance […]

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The following article was published by Business in Vancouver on June 11, 2013. Frenny Bawa is a SFU BBA alumna. Business in Vancouver’s “How I Did It” feature asks business leaders to explain in their own words how they achieved a business goal in the face of significant entrepreneurial challenges. In this week’s issue, Frenny Bawa describes how, in her previous role as Research in Motion’s (RIM, now BlackBerry) vice-president and managing director for India, she […]

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Beedie School of Business News

Blaize Horner Reich, the RBC Professor of Technology and Innovation at SFU’s Beedie School of Business, has been chosen as a 2013 recipient of Business in Vancouver’s Influential Women in Business award. The Influential Women in Business (IWIB) awards are presented to women in BC who are leaders in their industry and the business community at large, who are in charge of corporate entities and not-for-profit organizations and who commit time and resources to mentor […]

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Beedie School of Business News

Alumni from the Beedie School of Business at SFU have made a big impact on the recently-published Business in Vancouver Forty under 40 list for 2011. According to the British Columbia business publication, the winners represent a wide array of businesses, “but they all have one focus: an unstoppable desire to be the best in their field.”

Beedie graduates who made this year’s prestigious list include Robin Dhir (BBA), Benjamin Sparrow (Management of Technology MBA), Diane Stirling (BBA), and Joshua Zoshi (Management of Technology MBA).

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Business leaders and human resources consultants can learn how to hire the right people by seeing the movie Moneyball, which stars Brad Pitt and opened at cinemas September 23. Simon Fraser University Beedie School of Business professor Peter Tingling told Business in Vancouver last week that the movie is based on a true story of how Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane has used computer generated analysis to field a competitive major league baseball team since he was appointed to […]

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