CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|Freshii Inc.||Colabor Group Inc.||The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario|
|Erdene Resource Development Corp.||Certarus Ltd.||HEXO Corp.|
|Spirit Banner Capital Corp.||Yongsheng Capital Inc.||Avcorp Industries Inc.|
|LAURION Mineral Exploration Inc.||WELL Health Technologies Corp.|
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Freshii Inc. [TORONTO] (TSX: FRII) announced that Craig De Pratto, Chief Financial Officer, has advised the Company that he will resign from the organization to pursue another opportunity. De Pratto joined Freshii in 2014. De Pratto will remain with Freshii until May 10th to assist with an orderly transition.
Colabor Group Inc. [BOUCHERVILLE, Québec] (TSX: GCL) announced the appointment of Pierre Gagné to the position of Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, effective May 27, 2019. Gagné has over 30 years of experience in finance and held Chief Financial Officer positions at large private and public companies such as FLS Transportation Services Limited, GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. and Cogeco Inc/Cogeco Cable Inc.
The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) [TORONTO] announced that Kathy Jenkins has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. She succeeds Michel Paradis who previously announced his forthcoming retirement. Jenkins was formerly Managing Director of Corporate Finance at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). Previously, she was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Global Wealth Management and Insurance at Scotiabank; Senior Vice President of Finance at Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, and Vice President of Retail, Wealth and Infrastructure Finance at CIBC.
Erdne Resource Development Corp. [HALIFAX, Nova Scotia] (TSX: ERD) announced the appointment of Robert Jenkins as its Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Robert’s appointment coincides with the retirement of Kenneth MacDonald, who has served as Erdene’s CFO since inception. Jenkins joined Erdene as Vice President Business Strategy in 2018. Bob began his career with Deloitte LLP and from 2010 to 2017 he held a series of progressive finance roles with Brookfield Asset Management.
Certarus Ltd. [CALGARY] announced the appointment of Clint Warkentin as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Certarus, he spent nine years with ATCO in progressively more senior roles including VP Treasurer, VP Finance & Risk, and Senior Financial Officer. Earlier in his career, Clint held senior positions at TD Securities, Superior Plus, and a renewable power company.
Spirit Banner Capital Corp. [TORONTO] (TSX-V: SBCC.P) announced that effective Peter Schloo will be assuming the role of chief financial officer. Jing Peng has tendered his resignation as chief financial officer of the Corporation as a result of changes in circumstances relating to other business interests. Schloo has over 7 years of progressive experience across various industries including Mining, Insurance, Financial Institutions and Real Estate covering Assurance, Operations, Corporate and Business Development roles.
Yongsheng Capital Inc. [VANCOUVER] (TSX-V: YSC) announced that Chief Financial Officer Jin Kuang has left the Company to pursue other interests. Hilda Sung will assume the role of interim CFO until a permanent successor to Mr. Kuang is appointed.
Avcorp Industries Inc. [VANCOUVER] (TSX: AVP) announced that Ed Merlo will be leaving to pursue other endeavors. The Company’s Corporate Controller Amish Patel has been designated by the board of directors as the authorized signatory for certification of interim and annual financial statements.
LAURION Mineral Exploration Inc. [TORONTO] (TSX-V: LME, OTCPINK: LMEFF) announced the appointment of Miles Nagamatsu as the new Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation. Nagamatsu served as the Chief Financial Officer of numerous public and private companies, primarily in the mineral exploration and investment management sectors. Douglas Bolton resigned as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation.
WELL Health Technologies Corp. [VANCOUVER] (TSX-V: WELL) announced the appointment of Eva Fong as its Chief Financial Officer (‘CFO’). Fong will assume the CFO role from Brian Levinkind, who is transitioning to the position of Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Fong was previously the Senior Vice President of M&A and Business Transformation at WELL. She has held leadership positions in various high-tech companies including PayPal, TIO Networks, SAP, and 360networks.