CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|Wealthsimple||Kensington Capital Partners Limited||Millrock Resources Inc.|
|Datametrex AI Limited||Quarterhill Inc.||Bitfarms Ltd.|
|Trevali Mining Corporation||Pretium Resources Inc.||Green Rise Capital Corporation|
|HIRE Technologies Inc.||FenixOro Gold Corp.||Graph Blockchain Inc.|
|Alto Ventures Ltd.|
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Wealthsimple [TORONTO] announced that their chief financial officer (CFO), Leen Li, is stepping down from her role and is set to become the CEO of the Wealthsimple Foundation. Li is set to take on the CEO position in November.
Kensington Capital Partners Limited [TORONTO] announced that Suganya Tharmalingam, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer departed the Company in order to pursue other opportunities. Kensington has appointed Martin Kent as interim CFO.
Millrock Resources Inc. [VANCOUVER] (TSX-V: MRO; OTCQB: MLRKF) hired Dave Cross as the new Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the Company. Cross is a co-founder of Cross Davis & Company. Cross presently serves as CFO for other TSX Venture Exchange companies including International Tower Hill Mines, New Range Gold, and Wealth Minerals. Outgoing CFO Keith Granberry is leaving Millrock to pursue another opportunity in Alaska.
Datametrex AI Limited [TORONTO] (TSXV: DM, OTC: DTMXF) announced the appointment of Don Shim as the new Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”).
Quarterhill Inc. [KITCHENER, ON] (TSX: QTRH, OTCQX: QTRHF) announced the appointment of John Rim as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective October 1, 2020. Rim is currently Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer at Bitfarms Ltd. Prior to his role at Bitfarms, Rim was Vice President, Corporate Services at Kik Custom Products. Prior to Kik Custom Products, John held leadership and professional roles with Brookfield Residential Property Services, Philips Electronics Ltd., PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, BMW Canada Inc. and KPMG LLP.
Bitfarms Ltd. [TORONTO & BROSSARD, Québec (TSX-V: BITF) announce the resignation of John Rim, COO & CFO. Geoffrey Morphy has been appointed Executive Vice-President – Finance, Administration & Corporate Development. Geoffrey joined the board of Bitfarms on May 19, 2020.Morphy has held senior positions of banks and corporate advisory firms, such as the Farber Financial Group, ABN Amro Bank N.V. and its subsidiary LaSalle Bank, as well as Comerica Bank. During the past three years Morphy was the Co-CEO of a Toronto/Montreal based turn-around fund and, until recently, was the Vice-President, Corporate Development of a TSX listed company. Morphy has resigned his position as Director of the Company to facilitate his role as a senior officer.
Trevali Mining Corporation [VANCOUVER] (TSX: TV, OTCQX: TREVF) announced that Matthew Quinlan departed as Trevali’s Interim Chief Financial Officer. Quinlan has served as Interim CFO since March 3, 2020 after having supported Trevali in a consulting capacity since October 2019. Brendan Creaney, currently the Vice President of Investor Relations, has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer.
Pretium Resources Inc. [VANCOUVER] (TSX/NYSE: PVG) announced that Tom S.Q. Yip, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be departing the Company on October 30, 2020 or such earlier date as may be mutually agreed. Further, Pretivm announced that Matthew Quinlan will be joining the Company on September 9, 2020 as Vice President, Finance and, following Mr. Yip’s departure, as Chief Financial Officer. Quinlan most recently, he served as the interim CFO of Trevali Mining Corporation and prior thereto, as the CFO of Dominion Diamond Corporation.
Green Rise Capital Corporation [Toronto] (TSX-V: GRF) appointed George Hatzoglou as Chief Financial Officer, in replacement of interim Chief Financial Officer Rick Paolone, who will remain on the Company’s board of directors. From 2005 to 2018, Hatzoglou served in various accounting, finance and technology roles at BMO and in 2018, he joined Triple A Cheese as their Chief Financial Officer.
HIRE Technologies Inc. [Toronto] (TSX-V: HIRE) announced that Dan Teguh has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Teguh was previously Vice President, Finance. Before joining HIRE, Teguh was Director of Corporate Development at a leading North American healthcare consolidator. Prior to this, Teguh held progressively senior roles at a publicly-traded insurance holding company.
FenixOro Gold Corp. [Toronto] (CSE: FENX, OTC Pink: FDVXF) announced the appointment of Jing Peng, CPA to the position of Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Peng has worked in public accounting for the past 10 years providing financial services primarily to junior exploration companies. Peng has been the CFO of Austin Resources Ltd., a TSXV-listed company, since September 2015 and the CFO of Captor Capital Inc., since March 2014. In addition, since December 2010, Peng has been the senior financial analyst at Marrelli Support Services. Peng replaces the outgoing CFO Xavier Wenzel.
Graph Blockchain Inc. [Toronto] (CSE: GBLC) announced the appointment of Don Shim as the new Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Fiona Fitzmaurice, the current CFO of the Company, has resigned from her position.
Alto Ventures Ltd. [Vancouver] (TSXV: ATV) announced that Jim Kirke has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Most recently, Kirke was Chief Financial Officer at Marathon Gold Corporation and its predecessor Marathon PGM Corp. from 2005 to 2019. Kirke replaces Ron Schmitz, who acted as interim CFO during the Company’s now completed reorganization.