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Rotman School Alumni Honoured by Barron’s and Report on Business magazine.

April 24, 2023

Toronto – Five graduates of degree programs at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management were honoured by Barron’s and Report on Business magazine recently while a sixth received a Business Elite 40 Under 40 award.

Joanna Rotenberg, JD/MBA’01, was named to the list of the 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance by Barron’s for 2023. She is President, Personal Investing, Fidelity Investments. In her role she leads nearly 30,000 employees providing wealth, retirement, brokerage, insurance, and digital advice to millions of clients.

Four graduates were named to the annual list of the Best Executive Awards from Report on Business magazine. The awards is an annual initiative which celebrates excellence among non-CEO leaders at the SVP, EVP and C-suite (or equivalent) levels. Recipients included:

Domenic Finelli, BCom’08, President, Canada Pooch Ltd.;       

Silvia Montefiore, BCom’88. Canadian managing partner, business enablement and operations, KPMG Canada        ;

Angela Sim, MBA’20, Chief technology resiliency, experience and operations officer, BMO Financial Group; and,                 

Gord Nelson, BCom’84, MBA’85, CFO, Cineplex.

Sarah Baldeo, MBA’ 21, Executive Director, CGI, recently received a Business Elite 40 Under 40 Award, which identifies outstanding young executives and entrepreneurs.

The Rotman School of Management is part of the University of Toronto, a global centre of research and teaching excellence at the heart of Canada’s commercial capital. Rotman is a catalyst for transformative learning, insights and public engagement, bringing together diverse views and initiatives around a defining purpose: to create value for business and society. For more information, visit


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Ken McGuffin
Manager, Media Relations
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto