CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|Uranium One Inc.||Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited||White Tiger Gold Ltd.|
|Canada Lithium Corp.||Lexam VG Gold Inc.||Oremex Silver Inc.|
|Xplornet Communications Inc.||Polar Star Mining Corporation|
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Uranium One Inc. announced that Grier Colter has been appointed as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Colter most recently held senior level positions at Barrick Gold Corporation, with a focus on financial reporting, treasury and corporate finance. Before joining Barrick, Mr. Colter was Treasurer of Moneris Solutions Corporation. Mr. Colter succeeds Graham du Preez who will be leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities.
Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited (TSX-V: XOP) appointed Christopher McLean as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. McLean has been a director of COPL since 2010 and was most recently the President of Stonechair Capital Corporation. He will remain a director of the Company but has stepped down from his role as Chair of the Audit Committee. The former Chief Financial Officer, Aleksandra Owad, is now the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer.
White Tiger Gold Ltd. (TSX: WTG) announces that it has appointed Irina Shakhalieva as Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Prior to joining White Tiger, Ms. Shakhalieva was the Finance Director of Oil Company Mangazeya. From 2009 to 2011, Miss Shakhalieva was the Deputy Director, Economy and Planning of Mangazeya. She was also the Deputy Director, Economy and Planning of MKD Group.
Canada Lithium Corp. (TSX: CLQ) announced that Halina McGregor , Vice President, Finance, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Ms. McGregor, was formerly Vice President, Finance, and CFO with such major companies as Goldcorp Inc. and Sherritt International Corp. Ms. McGregor most recently served as CFO of Calyx Transportation. Ms. McGregor assumes the CFO position formerly held by Germaine Coombs.
Lexam VG Gold Inc. (TSX: LEX) announced the appointment of Andrew Iaboni as the new Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Iaboni was Lexam VG Gold’s Controller since 2010. Mr. Iaboni also serves as the Accounting and Tax Manager for McEwen Mining Inc. Prior to joining Lexam VG Gold and McEwen Mining in 2010, Mr. Iaboni served as Finance Manager for Central Sun Mining Inc. from 2007 to 2009 and was employed with Ernst & Young LLP from 2004 to 2007. The company also announced the resignation of Ha Tran, who served as the Company’s CFO since 2011.
Oremex Silver Inc. (TSX-V: OAG) announced that Michael Ivan, Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the Company, has resigned to pursue opportunities outside of the resource industry. John Carlesso, the Company’s Chairman, will assume the position of interim CFO while the Company seeks a replacement.
Xplornet Communications Inc. announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Gerry O’Reilly, will be leaving at the end of the month to pursue a unique professional opportunity in his home province of Newfoundland.
Polar Star Mining Corporation (TSX: PSR) announced that Adam Rochacewich has advised the Company that he is resigning as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company effective April 30, 2013. After April 30, 2013 he has agreed to make himself available in a consulting role to assist with transitional matters.