CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|Moose Knuckles||AddEnergie||Keyera Corp.|
|MCAN Mortgage Corporation||Fission Uranium Corp.||Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits Ltd.|
|Northfield Capital Corporation||CubicFarm Systems Corp.||International Zeolite Corp.|
|Invictus MD Strategies Corp.|
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Moose Knuckles [MONTREAL] named Robert Zeidel chief financial officer and chief operating officer. Most recently, Zeidel was CFO and chief operating officer at Holt Renfrew. He’s also held similar positions at Joe Fresh and Pro Hockey Life.
AddEnergie [QUÉBEC] welcomed Francis Baillargeon as VP & Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Baillargeon most recently spent five years as executive and Associate Vice President in the Corporate Development and Strategy group of The Toronto-Dominion Bank, where he led acquisitions, strategic partnerships and corporate investments. He was previously an investment banker specialized in mergers and acquisitions and financings for over 10 years in Toronto and New York, including 8 with Goldman Sachs.
Keyera Corp. [CALGARY] (TSX: KEY) announced the appointment of Eileen Marikar as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Steven Kroeker, who has served as Keyera’s CFO since 2012 stepped down from the CFO role. Marikar joined Keyera in 2005. Most recently, she served as Vice President, Finance.
MCAN Mortgage Corporation [TORONTO] (TSX: MKP) announced that Floriana Cipollone has been appointed as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MCAN. Cipollone most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of Plaza Retail REIT. Karen Weaver is assuming the CFO responsibilities until Cipollone joins the Company on June 1, 2020.
Fission Uranium Corp. [KELOWNA, BC] (TSX: FCU, OTCQX: FCUUF) announced that Paul Charlish has left the Company and Ryan Cheung has accepted the position of Interim Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary.
Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits Ltd. [NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ontario] (TSX-V:DWS) announced that Sean Byrne joined as interim CFO. Byrne previously served as Chief Financial Officer at Waterloo Brewing (2013-2018) and then Newstrike Brands (2018-2019) until the latter company was acquired by Hexo Corp. Byrne will be taking on the role currently held by Paul Dowdall, who has submitted his resignation and will be leaving the Company effective June 5, 2020 for an opportunity in another industry.
Northfield Capital Corporation [TORONTO] (TSX-V: NFD.A) announced the appointment of Michael G. Leskovec as Chief Financial Officer. Leskovec served most recently as a Vice President and Financial Control Officer of the Company since 2010. Prior to this, Leskovec served as an Officer of Gold Eagle Mines Ltd. He also currently serves as an Officer/Director of several other public companies, primarily in the mineral and investment industries. Brent Peters has stepped down as Vice President of Finance but will remain a member of the board of directors.
CubicFarm Systems Corp. [VANCOUVER, BC] (TSX-V: CUB) announced the appointment of Tim Fernback as its permanent Chief Financial Officer. In March, CubicFarms announced the appointment of Fernback as interim Chief Financial Officer. In the past, he has held senior executive positions within the investment banking and venture capital industries, as well as progressively senior executive officer positions within growing businesses, including ModoHR Technologies, Upstream Biosciences and Ronin8 Technologies. Fernback currently holds directorships in TSXV-listed Deep-South Resources and Tri Capital Opportunities.
International Zeolite Corp. [Vancouver] (TSX-V: IZ, OTC Pink: IZCFF) announced the appointment of Hatem Kawar as CFO of International Zeolite Corp. and Earth Innovations Inc. Mark Groenewald will be stepping aside from the role of CFO and joining the Company’s Strategic Advisory Committee. Kawar has for the past 20 years served as controller and/or CFO of several public mineral exploration companies in Canada.
Invictus MD Strategies Corp. [VANCOUVER] (NEX: GENE.H) announced that Harbir Toor has ceased to be the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. The Company’s Controller, Elena Gershtein has been appointed Acting CFO. Prior to joining the Company, she held Controllership roles at Golden Predator Corp. and Black and McDonald. Elena began her articling career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.