CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|Optiva Inc.||Flexiti||Clear Blue Technologies International|
|FSD Pharma Inc.||C21 Investments|
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Optiva Inc. [TORONTO] (TSX: OPT) announced that Ken Taylor will join Optiva on August 13, 2018, as CFO. Taylor replaces former CFO David Charron, who departed the company in 2017, and Anin Basu, interim CFO. Taylor has served as CFO with organizations such as Yellow Pages, Capital Sports and Entertainment and March Networks. Taylor also recently served as Chair of the Audit, Governance and Special Committees at Sandvine Corporation.
Flexiti [TORONTO] announced the appointment of Joe Prodan as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Prodan currently serves as Board Member and Chair of the Audit Committee for NamSys Inc. Prior to NamSys, he served as a transformation and start-up CFO for a number of organizations including Terago, Mobilicity and Sirius Radio.
Clear Blue Technologies International [TORONTO] (TSX-V: CBLU) announced the appointment of Lawrence Tjan as its chief financial officer. Mr. Tjan joins Clear Blue with over 20 years of experience across a broad spectrum of finance activities including financial reporting, treasury, and corporate finance including M&A. He was chief financial officer at Bastion Infrastructure Group. During his career, Mr. Tjan was a strategic consultant to various private equity and venture capital firms, including Birch Hill Equity Partners and Northleaf Capital Partners.
FSD Pharma Inc. [TORONTO] (CSE: HUGE, OTC: FSDDF) announced the appointment of Donal Carroll as interim Chief Financial Officer. Carroll has 15 years of corporate finance leadership and public company experience, as well as substantial expertise in syndicate investing both in equity and debt securities. Carroll has tenure with Danaher, Alberto Culver – now Unilever and Cardinal Meats. Mr. Carroll currently sits on the Board of Directors for FSD, as well as World Class Extractions and Bird River Resources.
C21 Investments [VANCOUVER] (CSE: CXXI) announced the appointment of Michael Kidd as Chief Financial Officer. Kidd was most recently Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at E.C.S. Electrical Cable Supply Ltd. Kidd was also Chief Financial Officer of Storefront.com Online; Director of Finance for Pacific Forest Products of New Zealand, as well as VP Finance at CITIC.