CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|Vecima Networks Inc.||Centric Health Corporation||Redline Communications Group Inc.|
|Greenlane Renewables Inc.||Freckle Ltd.||North Bud Farms Inc.|
|MJardin Group, Inc.||Mount Logan Capital Inc.||TransCanna Holdings Inc.|
|Esstra Industries Inc.||Matica Enterprises Inc.|
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Vecima Networks Inc. [VICTORIA] (TSX: VCM) announced that John Hanna will be resigning from his position as the company’s Chief Financial Officer effective October 25, 2019 to accept a senior executive role with another organization. Dale Booth, Vecima’s Vice-President of Finance, has been appointed to succeed Hanna as Chief Financial Officer effective October 26, 2019. Prior to joining Vecima, Dale served as Vice President Finance and Corporate Controller of the Yanke Group of Companies, as Chief Financial Officer of the Transall Group of Companies, and in increasingly senior financial positions with Trimac Transportation. He also served with KPMG for five years.
Centric Health Corporation [TORONTO] (TSX: CHH) announced the appointment of Andrew Mok as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mok has served as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer since November 2018. Mok joined the Company in 2017, serving as Senior Director, Finance before becoming Interim Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Centric Health, he worked at Ernst & Young LLP.
Redline Communications Group Inc. [TORONTO] (TSX: RDL) announced that Joan Ritchie has decided to resign from her position as Chief Financial Officer of the Company for personal reasons, effective November 12, 2019. Ritchie joined the Company in 2011 and was appointed Interim CFO in September 2017 and CFO in March 2018. Philip Jones will succeed Ritchie as Chief Financial Officer. Jones brings over 15 years of experience as a CFO, most recently with Maru Group, Mundo Media, and Leonardo Worldwide Corporation.
Greenlane Renewables Inc. [BURNABY, British Columbia] (TSX-V: GRN) announced the appointment of Lynda Freeman as Chief Financial Officer. Freeman has held progressively senior financial leadership roles, including five years as CFO of TSX-listed Alterra Power Corp. Lynda began her professional career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she spent ten years, based in three different countries (the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada) in the audit practice working with both public and rate regulated companies. Freeman replaces Mike Ligget.
Freckle Ltd. [TORONTO] (TSX-V: FRKL) announced that it has appointed Andrew Elinesky as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Elinesky served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President of McEwen Mining Inc. Elinesky will replace Sean Homuth, Freckle’s current fractional CFO.
North Bud Farms Inc. [TORONTO] (CSE: NBUD, OTCQB: NOBDF) announced the appointment of Sean Homuth as Acting Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Previously, Homuth was Chief Financial Officer at Orezone Gold Corporation (and Vice President, Finance and Administration for its predecessor company, Orezone Resources Inc.). Homuth replaces Brendan Stutt as CFO.
MJardin Group, Inc. [TORONTO AND DENVER] (CSE: MJAR, OTCQX: MJARF) announced the appointment of Edward Jonasson, effective November 1, 2019. Jonasson was Vice President Finance and Group Corporate Controller at The Stars Group Inc. Jonasson also held senior finance positions at Open Text Corporation and DWL Incorporated.
Mount Logan Capital Inc. [TORONTO] (NEO: MLC) announced that Dave Guebert has resigned as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Edward Gilpin has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Gilpin serves as the Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of Portman Ridge Finance Corp. Mr. Gilpin has worked at Portman Ridge (formerly known as KCAP Financial, Inc.) since June 2012. Prior to joining Portman Ridge, Gilpin served as the Chief Financial Officer at Associated Renewable Inc., and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ram Holdings, Ltd. Prior to that, he was the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of ACA Capital Holdings, Inc. Prior to joining ACA Capital, Gilpin was Vice President in the Financial Institutions Group at Prudential Securities, Inc.’s investment banking division.
Esstra Industries Inc. [Vancouver] (TSXV: ESS) announced that David Atkinson, a current director of Esstra, has been appointed as Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Atkinson is the current President and CEO of Earthworks Industries Inc. Atkinson succeeds Sharon Lewis as Chief Financial Officer.
Matica Enterprises Inc. [TORONTO] (CSE: MMJ, OTCQB: MMJFF) announced that George A. Brown has taken early retirement for personal and health reasons and has resigned as Director and Chief Financial Officer. Gurcharn Deol, Director of Matica will act as interim CFO.