CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|Roots||Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited||Great Lakes Graphite Inc.|
|Scottie Resources Corp.||Avricore Health Inc.|
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Roots [TORONTO] (TSX: ROOT) announced that Meghan Roach, Managing Director at Searchlight Capital Partners, has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer. Roach is joining Roots on an interim basis following the previously announced resignation of the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective August 9, 2019. Roach served on the Roots Board of Directors from 2015, when private investment firm, Searchlight Capital Partners acquired the Company, until Roots Initial Public Offering in October 2017. Roach is currently on the Boards of M&M Food Market and Wellington A and Wellington B, the principal shareholders of Hunter Boot Ltd.
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited [TORONTO] (TSX: FFH,FFH.U) announced that Jennifer Allen has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Fairfax. John Varnell, who was previously serving as interim Chief Financial Officer of Fairfax, will continue serving as Vice President, Corporate Development of Fairfax. Jennifer has been with Fairfax for over 13 years, most recently serving as Vice President of Fairfax, and Chief Financial Officer of both Fairfax India Holdings Corporation (“Fairfax India”) and Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation (“Fairfax Africa”). Amy Sherk has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Fairfax India and Fairfax Africa. Amy has been with Fairfax for over 15 years, most recently serving as Assistant Vice President of Investment Accounting.
Scottie Resources Corp. [VANCOUVER] (TSX-V: SCOT) announced the appointment of Annie Zou as Chief Financial Officer. Zou works with public companies in the resource, biopharmaceutical and technology industries. Zou replaces Brent Petterson.
Avricore Health Inc. [VANCOUVER] (TSXV: AVCR, OTC: AVCRF) announced the appointment of Kiki Smith to the role of Chief Financial Officer. Over the last 20 years, Kiki has served as accountant, corporate controller and chief financial officer and currently assists private and public companies in a variety of financial team roles. Kiki takes over these responsibilities from Kevin Strong.