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New Alumni Kick-Off

Find out what it means to be a Rotman grad and part of a global alumni network at the New Alumni Kick-off.

New alumni kick off

Thank you to everyone who came out to the New Alumni Kick-off on Saturday, February, 11. Thank you to John Graham (MBA ’07) for his insightful keynote address, Prof. Bill McEvily for leading the Reciprocity Ring and to Natalia Evtushenko (MBA '11) for Emceeing the event.

Miss the event? Download our alumni community booklet for details on alumni benefits and how to stay engaged.

See you next year!

New alumni kick off

“This is a great opportunity to stay in touch with the Rotman community, meet new friends, and learn how to best utilize the alumni network for career development.”

- Rafael Soliaman (MBA ’18)

Alumni Volunteers

Thank you also to our many alumni volunteers who helped lead Reciprocity Ring sessions:

Ghazaleh Almeida
EMBA '17

Senior Manager,
Programs & Delivery,
Customer Protection Plans
TD Insurance

Maria Alvarez
FT MBA '18

Canada National Finance Manager

Osama Alhawasawi
FT MBA '16

Senior Platform Solutions Manager

Madeleine Cohen
EMBA '20

VP, Corporate Planning
& Investor Relations
Boat Rocker Media

Evelyn Foo
BCOM '87
EFoo Consulting Inc.

John Kapageridis
EMBA '21

Manager, Global Commercial Readiness
Rockwell Automation

Amanda Karahanas
FT MBA '07
Change Specialist
RBC - Corporate Real Estate

Jessica Karl
EMBA '21

Director of Partner Program Management
Enjoy Technology, Inc.

Yunjo Lee
ME MBA '19
Senior Manager, Strategic Planning,
Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.

Joanna Leung
MFRM '18
Platform Manager
Ontario Securities Commission

Fernando Leon
MFRM '19
Manager, Fund Risk,

Daniel Lobo
ME MBA '17
Specialist Markets Settlements,
Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)

Stefan Linder
ME MBA '12
Director Commercial Management,

Hugo Lorenson
FT MBA '08
Vice-President, Commercial Financial Services,
York Retail & Business Services,
Royal Bank of Canada

Kamran Sethi
FT MBA '08
Senior Manager,
PwC Canada

Carlos Valera
FT MBA '18

Director, Global Automotive Credit 

Sylvia Xiong
MFRM '18

Market Risk Senior Manager


John Graham

John Graham
President & Chief Executive Officer, CPP Investment

John was appointed President & CEO in February 2021 and is responsible for leading CPP Investments and its investment activities.

John joined CPP Investments in 2008 and has worked in both the Total Portfolio Management group (now Total Fund Management) and in Private Investments. John took on leadership of Principal Credit Investments in 2015 as Managing Director and Global Head of the group. In 2018, he was appointed as Senior Managing Director & Global Head of Credit Investments, where he was responsible for leading credit investments globally.

Prior to joining CPP Investments, John spent nine years at Xerox Innovation Group in research and strategy roles.

John holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and a PhD from the University of Western Ontario. He is a CFA charterholder.

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