CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|Maple Leaf Foods Inc.||The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC)||Union Luminares & Décor|
|Relevium Technologies Inc.||Sunniva Inc.||MediPharm Labs Corp.|
|Zonetail Inc.||Radisson Mining Resources Inc.||Solaris Copper Inc.|
|Mojave Jane Brands|
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Maple Leaf Foods Inc. [MISSISSAUGA, ON] (TSX: MFI) named Geert Verellen its new Chief Financial Officer, effective January 6, 2020. Verellen joins Maple Leaf Foods from Walmart where he served as Regional Chief Financial Officer for Walmart Canada, India and Japan. Before joining Walmart in 2015, he held various finance roles at Delhaize Group, and subsequently became CFO for its Belgian operations. Prior to that, Verellen was Investor Relations Officer and spokesperson for Delhaize Group. Before joining food retail, for eight years, he also served as an audit manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Belgium and the United States. Verellen will succeed Debbie Simpson, who served as the company’s CFO since 2014. She announced in August that she would leave the company November 1.
The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) [CALGARY] announced the appointment of Cheryl McGillivray as Chief Accountant and Chief Financial Officer. McGillivray joined the ASC in 2006 and shortly thereafter was promoted to Manager, Corporate Finance. Prior to joining the ASC, Ms. McGillivray held various senior financial leadership positions in the private sector, for public and private issuers.
Union Luminares & Décor [MONTREAL] announced the appointment of Kathy Kerr as Chief Financial Officer. Kerr previously held senior financial positions in the manufacturing, distribution and the apparel industries.
Relevium Technologies Inc. [MONTREAL] (TSX-V: RLV; OTCQB: RLLVF) announced the appointment of Mark Billings as Chief Financial Officer for both Relevium and Biocannabix Health Corporation. Billings replaces Faycal Salek who has resigned to pursue other opportunities. Billings has founded and managed companies in the junior resource sector, where he acted as CEO, CFO and board member. Billings serves on the board of several publicly traded resource companies in Canada and abroad.
Sunniva Inc. [VANCOUVER] (CSE: SNN; OTCQB: SNNVF) announced Dave Lyle, Chief Financial Officer has resigned as an officer, effective November 1st, for personal reasons. The Company’s Global Controller, David Weinmann, has been appointed to Interim CFO. Prior to joining Sunniva, he worked for Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., Accriva Diagnostics, and Ambit Biosciences. He has spent the past few years consulting for companies within the start up, transition, and transaction phase, this includes, ACEA Biosciences, Inc., Ametek, Inc., and Robo3D Limited.
MediPharm Labs Corp. [BARRIE, Ontario] (TSX: LABS; OTCQX: MEDIF) announced Robert (Bobby) Kwon will join MediPharm Labs as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective November 18, 2019. Christopher Hobbs, the Company’s current CFO will continue to serve on the Board of MediPharm Labs. Most recently, Kwon served as the Senior Vice President of George Weston Ltd. (Weston Group). Prior to Weston Group, Bobby held a number of senior finance and corporate roles at Unilever including Chief Financial Officer, Canada. Previously, Bobby was Director of Finance at Janssen-Ortho Inc.
Zonetail Inc. [Toronto] (TSX-V: ZONE) announced the appointment of Errol Farr to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary. Farr currently is CFO and Corporate Secretary of Magna Terra Minerals Inc., former CFO of Anaconda Mining Inc., former President and CEO of Adex Mining Inc., and former CFO of MagIndustries Corp. Farr is also currently the Performance Mentor at a private industrial tape converter.
Radisson Mining Resources Inc. [ROUYN-NORANDA, Quebec] (TSX-V: RDS, OTC: RMRDF) announced it has appointed Rahul Paul, as Chief Financial Officer. Paul began his capital markets career in 2006 when he joined the equity research team at Westwind Partners. He was more recently Director, Research – Precious Metals at Canaccord Genuity, where he covered small/intermediate gold producers and developers for almost 10 years.
Solaris Copper Inc. [VANCOUVER] announced the appointment of Linda Chang as Chief Financial Officer. Chang has worked with the Augusta Group since June 2010. She previously served as Corporate Controller for Arizona Mining and Director of Finance for Titan Mining.
Mojave Jane Brands [TORONTO] (CSE: JANE, OTC: HHPHF) announced that Cam Birge has been appointed as Interim CFO, succeeding Fiona Fitzmaurice, who has resigned from the Company to pursue other opportunities.