CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|Enerkem Inc.||Indigo Books & Music Inc.||Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd.|
|Sigma Systems||Mineral Mountain Resources Ltd.||Element Fleet Management Corp.|
|ECN Capital Corp.||SecureCom Mobile Inc.||Asanko Gold Inc.|
|Uniserve Communications Corporation||Tanager Energy Inc.||Subscribe Technologies Inc.|
|Firm Capital American Realty Partners Corp.|
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Enerkem Inc. [MONTREAL] announced the appointment of Dominique Boies as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Enerkem, he was Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer at RONA. Prior to this, Mr. Boies held various senior executive positions at RBC Royal Bank and at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ).
Indigo Books & Music Inc. [TORONTO] (TSX: IDG) announced the forthcoming departure of Laura Carr, the company’s Chief Financial Officer, who will be returning to the UK for personal reasons following the completion of the Company’s third quarter results announcement in February. Craig Loudon, Indigo’s Senior Vice President, Business Finance, has been appointed to the position of Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective February 9, 2017. Mr. Loudon joined Indigo in August, 2014, reporting to Ms. Carr. Prior to joining Indigo, he worked in senior finance positions with Sears Canada, KIK Custom Products and Purolator Courier.
Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. [VANCOUVER] (TSX: GQM; OTC: GQMNF) announced that Vice-President Finance and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) Andrée St-Germain will resign effective March 16, 2017 to pursue other opportunities.
Sigma Systems [TORONTO] named Robert Levine as its Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Robert was the CFO of CentriLogic. Prior to joining Centrilogic, Robert was at BMO Capital Markets. Additionally, he spent more than four years in BMO’s U.S. M&A group based in Chicago, and prior to that was part of BMO’s private equity investing team.
Mineral Mountain Resources Ltd. [VANCOUVER] (TSX-V: MMV) announced that Maribel Jordan has joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Ms. Jordan replaces John Morita who has resigned from his role. Ms. Jordan has been with the Company since 2014 and has extensive experience with Mineral Mountain. In addition, Ms. Jordan has held the position of Controller and Corporate Secretary for several publicly traded and privately held companies internationally.
Element Fleet Management Corp. [TORONTO] (TSX: EFN) announced the appointment of Samir Zabaneh as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Most recently, Mr. Zabaneh was the Chief Financial Officer of Heartland Payment Systems. Previously, Mr. Zabaneh held senior leadership roles in finance, strategy and operations at Moneris Solutions, Fortress Investment Group, Q9 Networks, CIT, and PricewaterhouseCoopers, having started his career at Ernst & Young in Boston. Michel Béland served continuously as the Chief Financial Officer of Element Financial Corporation, Element’s predecessor company, since July 2011.
ECN Capital Corp. [TORONTO] (TSX: ECN) announced that it has appointed Michel Béland to the position of Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Béland has served continuously as the Chief Financial Officer of Element Financial Corporation since July 2011 and has served as the CFO of ECN Capital Corp. under a Transition Services Agreement (“TSA”) since the separation of Element Fleet Management Corp. and ECN Capital Corp. on October 3, 2016.
SecureCom Mobile Inc. [TORONTO] (CSE: SCE) announced that Arvin Ramos has informed the Company that he has resigned as Chief Financial Officer of the Company to pursue other opportunities. The Company also announced the appointment of Jonathan Leong as the new Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Leong is an alumnus of Grant Thornton LLP.
Asanko Gold Inc. [VANCOUVER] (TSX: AKG, NYSE MKT:AKG) announced the appointment of Fausto Di Trapani as Chief Financial Officer, following the resignation of Greg McCunn, who has decided to pursue other business opportunities. Mr. Di Trapani joined Asanko in 2012 as Executive: Finance. During his 18 year career, Fausto has held a number of senior financial management roles at significant listed resource companies including Mantra Resources, Norilsk Nickel International and BHP Billiton.
Tanager Energy Inc. [CALGARY] (TSX-V: TAN) announced that John Asel has been appointed as the Interim Chief Financial Officer of Tanager. Mr. Asel is the Chairman and Managing Member of Asel & Associates, PLLC, and has over 24 years’ experience as a Texas Certified Public Accountant.
Subscribe Technologies Inc. [Vancouver] (CSE: SYC), formerly Surrey Capital Corp., announced that Christopher P. Cherry has been appointed as CFO. Mr. Cherry has extensive corporate experience and has held senior level positions for several public mining companies including director, CFO, and Corporate Secretary.
Firm Capital American Realty Partners Corp. [TORONTO] (TSX-V: FCA.U) announced the appointment of Sandy Poklar as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Sandy Poklar has assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer of the Company following the resignation of Stuart Pasternak. Sandy Poklar is currently the Chief Financial Officer and Trustee for Firm Capital Property Trust. (TSXV : FCD.UN). Sandy is also currently the Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director, Capital Markets & Strategic Developments for Firm Capital Corporation (a private company) and Chief Operating Officer for Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation (TSX : FC).