CFO Moves in Canada this week include:
|Knight Therapeutics Inc.||Rainmaker||Aurvista Gold Corporation|
|VirtualArmour International Inc.||Adex Mining Inc.|
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Knight Therapeutics Inc. [MONTREAL] (TSX: GUD) announced that Jeffrey Kadanoff, CFO has left the company in order to pursue other opportunities. Samira Sakhia, President of Knight, will assume the additional responsibility of CFO. Prior to joining Knight, Ms. Sakhia served as CFO of Paladin Labs Inc. for 14 years.
Rainmaker [PETERBOROUGH, ON] (OTC: RAKR) announced the appointment of its new CFO, Michael Dohaney. Rainmaker’s previous CFO, Joost Oosterling, becomes the new Managing Director of Europe. Mr. Dohaney brings relevant and extensive international experience to this position including CFO of Ghana Capital Partners based in Hong Kong, Vice President and CFO of Manulife Financial (Barbados) and CFO of Bank of Montreal (Barbados), overseeing those companies Barbados operations. Michael was also formerly an International Tax Senior Manager with KPMG LLP Canada.
Aurvista Gold Corporation [MONTREAL] (TSX-V: AVA, OTC:ARVSF) announced that the Company’s CFO, Bryan Keeler, has retired. In a corresponding move, the Company has appointed Gregg Orr as the Company’s new CFO. Mr. Orr is a Chartered Professional Accountant with extensive experience assisting companies in the public market place with initial public offerings, dual listings, due diligence assignments and completion of prospectus offerings. Gregg was the British Columbia Mining Leader for Deloitte for six years and worked for Deloitte, in Vancouver, New York and London, for over 23 years serving clients in public accounting, auditing and advisory. Mr. Orr was an Audit Partner for 10 years.
VirtualArmour International Inc. [VANCOUVER] (CSE: VAI) announced that it has appointed John Donaldson as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Donaldson will take over from interim CFO, Todd Kannegieter – who will remain in his position as Company CEO. Mr. Donaldson is a Colorado CPA with over 35 years experience serving small and large public companies. He has held senior positions, including that of Chief Accounting Officer, within technology companies since 1981.
Adex Mining Inc. [TORONTO] (TSX‐V: ADE) announces that it has appointed Olga Balanovskaya as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Balanovskaya has over 15 years of private and public company experience in the capacity of senior controller. She assumes the role from Doug Bolton, who had served as interim CFO of the Company since 2013.