CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|Quarterhill Inc.||Golden Star Resources Ltd.||Obsidian Energy Ltd.|
|Waseco Resources Inc.||Gunpowder Capital Corp.||Sernova Corp.|
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Quarterhill Inc. [KITCHENER, ON] (TSX: QTRH, NASDAQ: QTRH) appointed David Cortens, as Quarterhill’s interim Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Shaun McEwan, Quarterhill’s outgoing CFO, will remain with the Company until the end of 2019. Prior to this announcement he has been the CFO at International Road Dynamics (“IRD”), a position he has held since 2012. Prior to joining IRD, Cortens has had significant public company experience having acted as CFO for various public companies including Novozymes BioAg Limited and C.M. Oliver Inc.
Golden Star Resources Ltd. [TORONTO] (NYSE American: GSS; TSX: GSC) announced that it plans to close its Toronto office by April 30, 2020 and that its executive team will be located in London, England. André van Niekerk, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has decided not to accept the offer to move to London and expects to leave the Company by April 30, 2020.
Obsidian Energy Ltd. [CALGARY] (TSX: OBE, NYSE: OBE.BC) announced that David Hendry, Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) has submitted his resignation, effective November 15, 2019 to pursue another opportunity.
Gunpowder Capital Corp. [Toronto] (CSE: GPC, OTCQB: GNPWF) announced that it has appointed Evelin Wong as the Corporation’s Chief Financial Officer. Wong joined Gunpowder Capital Corp., as the Corporation’s financial controller back in Q2 of fiscal 2016. Prior to her joining Gunpowder Capital Corp., Wong worked in public accounting as an Auditor for eleven years.
Sernova Corp. [LONDON AND ONTARIO, CA] (TSX-V: SVA, OTCQB: SEOVF) announced that David Swetlow has joined as Chief Financial Officer. Swetlow held various senior management, board, and advisory roles for companies, including multiple TSX and Nasdaq listed biotech companies amongst them QLT Inc. and Protox Therapeutics Inc. Swetlow replaced Sernova’s outgoing CFO, Sean Hodgins.