CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|SNC-Lavalin||Iona Energy Inc.||EFT Canada Inc.|
|Zoolander Corporation||Standard Exploration Ltd.||F.D.G. Mining Inc.|
|GreeneStone Healthcare Corporation||First Bauxite Corporation||Firebird Resources Inc.|
|Tigray Resources Inc.||Robex Inc..|
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SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) announced that Alain-Pierre Raynaud will become its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Office of the President effective June 1, 2013. Mr. Raynaud began his career as a financial analyst before moving to Renault in 1987, where he later became Senior Vice-President and Corporate Controller. In 2003, he moved to Japan as a member of Nissan’s Executive Committee to oversee the group’s Cost Control and IT services departments and lead its financial operations. Between 2006 and 2011, Mr. Raynaud was CFO of Areva,. He was subsequently named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Areva UK. Mr. Raynaud follows Gilles Laramée as SNC-Lavalin’s CFO. Mr. Laramée now continues exclusively in the role of Executive Vice-President for the Company’s Infrastructure, Concessions and Investments business unit.
Iona Energy Inc. (TSX-V: INA) announced that Brad Gunn, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, has resigned as CFO and from the Company’s Board of Directors for personal reasons. Graham Heath, currently Iona’s VP Corporate Development, has assumed the position of interim CFO.
EFT Canada Inc. (TSX-V: EFT) announced the appointment of Conor Kearns as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He will be succeeding Martin Kornbluth. Over the past year, Mr. Kearns has been an integral part of EFT Canada’s finance group.
Zoolander Corporation (TSX-V: ZOO.H) announced the appointment of Larry Schreiner as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation.
Standard Exploration Ltd. (TSX-V: SDE) announced that Vince Ghazar has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance for the Corporation. Concurrently, Mr. Ghazar is Controller for Saccharum Energy Corp. Mr. Ghazar’s previous executive involvement has included Primera Energy Resources Ltd., PanWestern Energy Inc., Longford Energy Inc. and BrazAlta Resources Corp.
F.D.G. Mining Inc. (TSX-V: FDG) announced Philipp D. Hoch has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company. Mr. Hoch began work with Swiss Re and in 1999 was appointed the Chief Group Controller and Member of the Executive Boards Division Finance. In 2004 Mr. Hoch became Chief Financial Officer of Swiss Re (UK) in London. In 2008 Mr. Hoch became Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer of Banca Del Gottardo Group. After the sale of the Bank Mr. Hoch became an independent consultant until 2010 when he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Bank (Suisse) AG until 2012.
GreeneStone Healthcare Corporation (OTC: GRST) announced the appointment of Ken Lorimer as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Mr. Lorimer’s appointment, he served as the Company’s primary accountant from March 2011 to March 2013, where he oversaw all of the Company’s accounting functions. Prior to joining the Company, from January 1994 to February 2011, Mr. Lorimer operated as sole practitioner providing management consulting services to various companies in industries from manufacturing to real estate development. Prior to starting his management consulting practice, from 1984 to 1993, Mr. Lorimer served as the Chief Financial Officer of Terrazzo Mosaic & Tile Company Limited.
First Bauxite Corporation (TSX-V: FBX) announced that Carlos Pinglo has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of First Bauxite succeeding Ian Fodie. Mr. Pinglo will also continue in his role as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Eurotin Inc. He has previously held a number of senior finance roles, including Chief Financial Officer at Medoro Resources Ltd., Vice President, Finance at Pacific Coal Resources Ltd., Controller of both Silver Eagle Mines Inc. and Excellon Resources Inc. and a member of the Board of Directors of Mineros Nacionales S.A.
Firebird Resources Inc. (TSX-V: FIX) announced that Randy Clifford has joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Clifford will assume the role of CFO from Stephen Gledhill, who has resigned. Mr. Clifford is also a director of Firebird Energy Inc., a director and officer of Wedona Capital Inc., a director and officer of Vinergy Resources Ltd., a director of Monster Uranium Corp., a director and officer of Yorkton Ventures Inc., and an officer of GTO Resources Inc.
Tigray Resources Inc. (TSX-V: TIG) announced the appointment of Peter Granata as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Granata has been Controller of Canaco Resources Inc. and Tigray since August 2011. Prior to joining Canaco and Tigray, Mr. Granata was at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP since 2005. Shannon Ross has resigned as Chief Financial Officer of the Company.
Robex Inc. (TSX-V: RBX) announced the appointment by interim of Augustin Rousselet as VP-Finance / CFO. Mr. Marc Boisjoli has decided to leave Robex to pursue other interests.