CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|Innergex Renewable Energy Inc.||Ivanhoé Cambridge||Nutrien Ltd.|
|Candente Copper Corp.||Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Inc.||Nevada Copper Corp.|
|WPC Resources Inc.||Razore Rock Resources Inc.||Blockstrain Technology Corp.|
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Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. [LONGUEUIL, QC] (TSX: INE) announced the appointment of Jean-François Neault as Chief Financial Officer effective November 14, 2018. Mr. Neault will first join the team as Senior Vice President – Finance starting October 9 to ease the transition. Jean Perron will remain Chief Financial Officer until November 13 and will assume the position of Senior Vice President, Management Advisor effective November 14. Mr. Perron has chosen to reduce his responsibilities with the intention of gradually preparing for his retirement. Mr. Jean-François Neault has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Colabor for the past five years. Mr. Neault began his career at Cascades where he rose through the ranks to become Vice President, Finance and Administration, a position he held for more than 8 years. He has also been Vice President, Financial Planning and Corporate Strategies at Atrium Innovations Inc.
Ivanhoé Cambridge [MONTREAL] announced the appointment of Mathieu Bolté as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Bolté spent nearly 20 years in the finance industry, including the last four at Grupo Éxito in Medellín, Colombia, first as Head of Financial Planning and Analysis, then as Director of Finance, and until recently as Senior Director of Finance, Latin America. He also worked for nearly 12 years at General Electric, where he held finance positions in various regions of the world, including the Netherlands, Canada and the United States.
Nutrien Ltd. [SASKATOON] (TSX: NTR, NYSE: NTR) announced that the CFO, Wayne Brownlee has decided to retire October 31, 2018.
Candente Copper Corp. [VANCOUVER] (TSX: DNT) announced the appointment of Mark Lotz to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Formerly a CEO and CFO in the brokerage industry, Lotz also has senior management experience in the mining, manufacturing and digital media sectors. Mark has been on the board of and been a member of the audit committees of Canada Jetlines Corp., Logan Resources Ltd., Commander Resources, African Queen Mines and Sacre-Coeur Minerals. He has served as the CFO of TrackX Holdings Inc. and Prophecy Coal, among others. Lotz replaces Alec Peck as CFO.
Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Inc. [VANCOUVER] (TSX: TPK) (formerly Ten Peaks Coffee Company Inc.) announced that Iain Carswell has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the company. Carswell has over 15 years of experience, working primarily with Mars Inc. He started as a Brand Analyst, Financial Analyst, Financial Planning Manager, Controller and finally became CFO of Mars Turkey.
Nevada Copper Corp. [Vancouver] (TSX: NCU) announced the appointment of Braam Jonker as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Jonker has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since May 2017 and served as interim CEO between February 15, 2018 and May 1, 2018. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of Western Coal Corporation and currently serves as Lead Independent Director of the Board of Directors of Mandalay Resources Corporation and non-Executive Chairman of Golden Reign Resources Ltd. Mr. Jonker, as part of this transition, will step down from his position as Non-Executive Director of the Company.
WPC Resources Inc. [Vancouver] (TSX-V: WPQ) announced that Zara Kanji has joined the Company as its new Chief Financial Officer. In 2004, Ms. Kanji founded Zara Kanji & Associates. Prior to starting her accounting practice, Zara served as a controller for a marketing company, served as an accountant in public practice for a CA firm, a CGA firm and served as an analyst for a pension fund. In addition to providing accounting and financial compliance services, Zara has also served as director and officer for several listed issuers.
Razore Rock Resources Inc. [Toronto] (CSE: RZR) announced that it has appointed Rob Nordin as Chief Financial Officer, replacing Rodger Roden who has been the Company’s CFO since 2014. Rob provides accounting services to numerous private and public enterprises. He is the president and CEO of Clydesdale Resources Inc.
Blockstrain Technology Corp. [VANCOUVER] (TSX-V: DNAX, OTC: BKKSF) announced that the Company has appointed Swapan Kakumanu as Chief Financial Officer and a Director of the Company. Mr. Kakumanu has more than 25 years of senior finance and operations experience and has served at senior executive management levels, both in public and private companies, in high growth technology, manufacturing, blockchain, medical device, trading and oil field services industries. He has held senior roles as President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Company Secretary and Board Member. In connection with Swapan’s appointment, Anthony Jackson has resigned as Chief Financial Officer and as a Director of the Company.