CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|Bioasis Technologies Inc.||Athabasca Minerals Inc.||UEX Corporation|
|Khalkos Exploration Inc.||Capricorn Business Acquisitions Inc.||Equispheres Inc.|
|FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd.||Maricann Group Inc.||3tl Technologies Corp.|
|First Global Data Limited|
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Bioasis Technologies Inc. [VANCOUVER] (TSX-V: BTI; OTCQB: BIOAF) announced the appointment of Christopher P. Lowe as chief financial officer and board advisor. Since January 2014, Mr. Lowe has been a partner at FLG Partners. Prior to joining FLG, Lowe served as a strategy, financial and management consultant to several public and private companies. Lowe has been chief executive officer and president of Inspyr Therapeutics, Inc., since Aug. 2, 2016 and also serves as its CFO. Lowe has been chief accounting officer of Diadexus, Inc., since Dec. 22, 2014 and served as its interim CFO. He served as an interim CEO of Hansen Medical, Inc., from February 2014 to May 23, 2014. He served as an interim CFO and principal accounting officer of Hansen Medical, Inc., from June 10, 2014 to July 27, 2016. Lowe currently sits on the board of directors of the following public and private companies: EpiBiome (private; 2016-present); Hansen Medical (NASDAQ: HNSN; 2006-present); Pacific Pharmaceuticals (private; 2010-present); and Career Closet (Non-Profit; 2009-present).
Athabasca Minerals Inc. [EDMONTON] (TSX-V: ABM) announced the appointment of Lucas Murray to the position of Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Mr. Murray was previously employed as Senior Analyst and Internal Auditor at AltaGas Ltd. He was a Senior Accountant at KPMG Canada, and is also a Director of a private electrical contracting company.
UEX Corporation [VANCOUVER] (TSX: UEX) announced that Wylie Hui has been appointed the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). He is the Founder & Principal of Altastra Office Systems Inc. Wylie was formerly CFO of Tintina Resources Inc. and SolidusGold Inc. and worked in the Transaction Support practice of Ernst & Young LLP.
Khalkos Exploration Inc. [MONTREAL] (TSX-V: KAS) announced that following the resignation of Éliane Tremblay Paradis as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Company, the Board nominated Dominique Doucet as interim for both positions.
Capricorn Business Acquisitions Inc. [TORONTO] (NEX: CAK.H) announced the appointment of Gerald Goldberg as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Goldberg is a partner in a prominent Canadian accounting firm and is head of the firm’s Public Company group. Gerry also currently sits on the Board of Directors of a number of public companies. For some of these companies, Gerry also serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Goldberg replaces Gary Hokkanen as the Company’s CFO, who resigned to pursue other endeavors.
Equispheres Inc. [OTTAWA] announced that Dan Benoit has joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Equispheres, Mr. Benoit was Chief Investment Officer for Brookfield Renewable’s North American division. Previously, he led the Capital Markets team that managed the financings of Brookfield’s power investments while supporting M&A and Business Development. Prior to Brookfield, Mr. Benoit was an Associate Director with Scotiabank’s Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets.
FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. [Calgary] (TSX-V: FLY; OTCQX: FLYLF) announced the appointment of Derek Payne as Chief Financial Officer. Paul Takalo will remain Interim Chief Financial Officer until Mr. Payne assumes his new position on November 6, 2017. In the interim, Mr. Payne will serve as a financial consultant to FLYHT. Prior to his appointment as FLYHT’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Payne was Chief Financial Officer at Calgary-based DIRTT Environmental Solutions. Previously he was Chief Financial Officer at FilterBoxx Water and Environmental; Treasurer and Vice President of Finance at WestJet Airlines Ltd., where he also held a term position as Co-acting CFO.
Maricann Group Inc. [TORONTO] (CSE: MARI, CNSX: MARI, OTCQB: MRRCF) announced the appointment of Scott Langille as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Langille was formerly Chief Financial Officer of Tribute Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. Mr. Langille also served as Chief Financial Officer of Virexx Medical Corp., Director, Corporate Finance at Biovail Corporation, Director of Finance at Biovail Pharmaceuticals Canada, as well as Vice President at Biovail Pharmaceuticals Inc. Other prior management positions include Director, Finance at AltiMed Pharmaceuticals Company and Controller at Zimmer Canada.
3tl Technologies Corp. [VANCOUVER] (TSX-V: TTM; OTCQB: TTMZF) announced that Leah Rihela has resigned as the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary and the Company has appointed Roland Sartorius as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. Roland’s background includes over 25 years as Chief Financial Officer of North American and European high growth public and private technology companies as well as a significant private equity firm. He also spent eight years with KPMG in Corporate Finance and Audit.
First Global Data Limited [TORONTO] announced the resignation of Nayeem Alli and the appointment of Vicki Ringelberg, as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Alli continues as a director of the Company. Ms. Ringelberg is currently the Chair of the Board of Trustees, Chair of the Governance and Administration Committee and previous Chair of the Audit Committee and Investment Committee of the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust). Prior to that, Ms. Ringelberg spent over 20 years working in various senior financial capacities including Chief Financial Officer of Portland Investment Counsel and the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of AIC Limited (“AIC”).