CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|WSP Global Inc.||Appili Therapeutics Inc.||Immunovaccine Inc.|
|Sernova Corp.||Naturally Splendid Enterprises Ltd.||Northern Superior Resources Inc.|
|Bayhorse Silver Inc.||Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc.||Pacific Safety Products Inc.|
|Kitrinor Metals Inc.|
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WSP Global Inc. [MONTREAL] (TSX: WSP) announced that Bruno Roy has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation. This nomination marks the formal appointment of Alexandre L’Heureux, former Chief Financial Officer, to the position of President and CEO. Bruno Roy joins WSP from McKinsey & Company, where he was a Senior Partner in the Hong Kong office and Leader of the Private Equity Service Line in the Asia-Pacific region. He joined McKinsey in Montreal in 1999 and has been working in Greater China since 2009, including five years in Beijing, where he was in charge of the office. Mr. Roy also served on McKinsey’s Global Partner Review Committee.
Appili Therapeutics Inc. [HALIFAX] announced that Kimberly Stephens has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, she served as CFO of Immunovaccine Inc. Prior to joining Immunovaccine Inc., Ms. Stephens served as director of finance for the Canadian subsidiary of Germanischer Lloyd. She has also been the director of finance for SolutionInc, and started her career as an audit manager in the assurance and advisory group at PwC.
Immunovaccine Inc. [HALIFAX] (TSX: IMV) announced that Chief Financial Officer Kimberly Stephens is departing the company. Ms. Stephens will continue to work with Immunovaccine through December 2016 while the company transitions her successor into the position. Ms. Stephens has accepted a new CFO role at Appili Therapeutics Inc.
Sernova Corp. [LONDON, ONTARIO] (TSX-V: SVA) announced the appointment of Scott Langille as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Tribute in September of 2007, Mr Langille was CFO of Virexx Medical Corp. Prior to Virexx, he was Vice President at Biovail Pharmaceuticals and earlier held management positions at AltiMed Pharmaceuticals and Zimmer Canada.
Naturally Splendid Enterprises Ltd. [VANCOUVER] (TSX-V: NSP) announced that they have secured the services of Brian Richardson in the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He replaces Mr. Chuck Jenkins who served as CFO for Naturally Splendid since 2013.
Northern Superior Resources Inc. [SUDBURY, ONTARIO] (TSX-V: SUP) appointed Jeannine Webb as its new Chief Financial Officer. This appointment follows the departure of Meri Verli who has chosen to move onto other opportunities. In addition to her new role with Northern Superior, Ms. Webb serves as Chief Financial Officer of several other mining companies and is also a Director of China Minerals Mining Corporation.
Bayhorse Silver Inc. [VANCOUVER] (TSX-V: BHS) announced that Rick Low has been appointed by the Directors as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He replaces Anike Li, who has been the Company’s CFO since 2014.
Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. [VANCOUVER] (TSX-V: SGB) announced that it has appointed Don Holmstrom to serve as Executive Vice-President & CFO of the Company, replacing Gary Clifford whose resignation has concurrently been accepted by the board.
Pacific Safety Products Inc. [ARNPRIOR, ONTARIO] (TSX-V: PSP) announced the appointment of Derek McDorman as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. McDorman replaces current Chief Financial Officer, Rudy Witlox. Since October 2013, Mr. McDorman has been consulting with start-ups firms. Prior to this, from November 2010 to October 2013, Mr. McDorman served as the Chief Financial Officer for Portage Minerals Inc. Mr. McDorman also served as the Chief Financial Officer for Rockport Mining Corp. (which amalgamated with Portage) from July 2008 to May 2009. Before joining Rockport, through his consulting group, he assisted Canadian public companies in transition. In particular, Mr. McDorman was engaged to be the Interim Corporate Controller of Thompson Creek Metals Company, Inc. and the Interim Director of Financial Reporting for Retirement Residence REIT. Prior to starting his consulting group, Mr. McDorman was with Trizec Properties Inc. and TrizecHahn Corporation for seven years in a variety of positions including Vice President Financial and Corporate Controller for TrizecHahn’s European division.
Kitrinor Metals Inc. [TORONTO] announced that Arvin Ramos has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He replaces Harvey Johnson, who has resigned as Chief Financial Officer of the Company.