October 05, 2012 09:00 ET

U of T Rotman Commerce Students Get Inspired by Great Business Professionals

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 5, 2012) -

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Two of Canada's great business leaders, Allan Cosman (CEO of Ferrero Canada) and Alex Rechichi (CEO of Extreme Brandz) addressed business students over dinner at Rotman Commerce at the University of Toronto on Thursday evening for the 2nd annual INSPIRE-Rotman event on September 27, 2012.

This great event saw about 100 commerce students enjoy over three hours of stories and advice from both Cosman and Rechichi who have guided their businesses to great success over the years.

The dedicated sponsors Rotman Commerce, Extreme Pita, Molisana Imports, Carino Digital and Astley Gilbert along with the hard work of the INSPIRE Rotman six-member student committee led by Rajdeep Mukherjee helped make this event a success.

"With the guidance of the INSPIRE committee along with the aggressive promotions and detailed planning by the student committee, this event surpassed the success we had dream for it," said Raj Mukherjee, INSPIRE Rotman student leader.

"True to INSPIRE's mission, this event was a great example of how we are bridging the gap between Canadians leaders in business today and our country's future business leaders," said Luciano Volpe, co-Founder and Chair, INSPIRE.

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INSPIRE is about empowering young people to realize their potential through sharing of experiences and advice by Canadian leaders in various fields. Guided by a steering committee, student committee and an advisory committee that includes Enrico Colantoni (Hollywood Actor), Rick Campanelli (Host of ET Canada), Rita DeMontis (National Food Editor at Sun Media) and Alex Rechichi (President of Extreme Brands). For more information visit

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