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Summer 2014

Publish Date: August 27, 2014


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World Changers
Despite the inducements of well-paid private sector jobs, may Ivey grads are choosing to use their skills and creativity in the non-profit world. And in true Ivey fashion, they’re finding innovative ways to make a difference.

Global Perspective: The Class of 2014
Along with everything else they learn at Ivey, recent graduates get extensive International experience. They’re ready to take on the world.

From Mainframe to Boardroom: The Changing Role of CIO
CIOs used to be people with arcane technological knowledge and pocket protectors. Now they’re helping other senior leaders set direction and create value. And the role continues to evolve.


Dean's Message

Mark Vandenbosch, HBA ’84, and Rob Klassen, MBA ’89, are taking their hot seats as Associate Deans responsible for programs, faculty development and research. Both are Ivey to the core and both have ambitious plans for their portfolios.

Ivey Buzz
What’s happening around the School and around the world.

Tanya Moryoussef, HBA ’12, is a huge fan of the popular CBC radio series on marketing, “Under the Influence.” When she approached the show’s creator Terry O’Reilly with a plea to get involved, he took her on as a research analyst. Now she’s helping to shape the shows and getting the urge to go on air herself.

Left Turn
The unique art of Tracey Lawko, MBA ’85, glows with the colours and textures of nature - a reflection of her idyllic studio on the Niagara escarpment.

Giving to Ivey
The visionary alumni who helped fund the creation of the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership are themselves exemplars of the critical role of character in leadership.

Your Ivey Network
Who’s doing what, where and with whom? This section, which includes your very own Class Notes, is dedicated to accelerating and amplifying the benefits of the Ivey network and connecting you to one another.

Included in this section are all your Class Notes, plus:

  • Chair’s Message: Ivey Alumni Association Chair Anthony Ostler, MBA ’97
  • HBA '08s Re-write the Car Buying Ritual
  • The Ivey Experience: A student year in photos
  • The Gift of Time: Christopher Emery, EMBA '04, was recently recognized with the Ivey Alumni Association Award
  • Investing in Courage: Jennifer Witterick, HBA '84
  • Welcome to my Town: Peter Zehr, EMBA '04, introduces us to his relaxed, friendly, sports-crazy home: Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas