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HEC Montréal wins 2nd place overall at the 2023 financial open

February 14, 2023

HEC Montréal distinguished itself once again at the Financial Open thanks to an excellent performance by its student delegation, which finished 2nd overall this year.

The School's teams earned a place on the podium in 9 of the 11 events in the competition, with the financial accounting team performing flawlessly and finishing first in its category.

The 2023 edition also highlighted the exceptional work done by two members of the HEC Montréal delegation, namely Xu-Li Tang, who received the MVP (Quiz) award, and Camélia Whittick, who received the Volunteer of the Year award.

The Financial Open is the largest inter-university competition in finance and accounting in Canada. This 15th edition took place at the Université du Québec en Outaouais and brought together around 350 students from 10 universities.


Results of the HEC Montréal teams

Discipline Rank
Surprise Case 2
Financial Accounting 1
Managerial Accounting 2
CFA Ethics 3
Market Finance 3
Taxation 3
Financial Planning 2
Quiz on Financial News 2

(criterion evaluated throughout the event for all delegation members


Delegation Members

Surprise Case: Camélia Whittick, Lorena Schinaia-Viger, Nicolas Potvin, Anne-Claire Messier Borremen

Financial Accounting: Mathieu Chantillon, Charles Laflamme, Sarah Poudrier
Coachs : Eli Mignault, Nicolas Richard

Managerial Accounting: Saida Audet, Raphaëlle Brais, Yasmine Lotz
Coachs : Maude Dorval, Céline Gemmel

CFA Ethics: Nathan Boisjoly, Benjamin Boisvert, Justine Charron, Vincent Fortin-Lafrance, Meriem Mehri
Coach : Pierre St-Laurent

Corporate Finance: Maxime Amyot, Florentine Gagnon, Xavier Monet
Coach : Valeri Sokolovski

Market Finance: Etienne Lamarche, Beatrice Rompré, Olivier Roy
Coach : Pierre St-Laurent

Taxation: Thierry François, Marie-Ève Morissette, Charles-Étienne Pilon
Coach : Anthony Provencher

Personal Financial Planning: Rachel Bussières, Charles Ratté, Amélie Vachon
Coachs : Vanessa Houghton, David Truong

Quiz on Financial News: Charles Desmarais, Simon Leblanc, Xu-Li Tang
Coachs : Alison Lessard, Joanie Rolland

Stock Exchange Simulation: Noémie Bourdeau, Zakarya Ghalkaoui, Philippe Tremblay

The University Competitions Service would like to thank everyone who was involved in coaching the students, as well as the HEC Montréal Alumni Association for its financial support.