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Canada | CFO Moves – week ending June 6, 2014

Tracking CFO Movement Across Canada.

Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG) announced the appointment of Laura Carr, Senior Vice President, Finance to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective June 25th, 2014. Ms. Carr, who has been with Indigo since November, 2013 succeeds outgoing CFO, Kay Brekken, who has accepted a position outside the Company. Prior to joining Indigo, Ms. Carr was Regional CFO, Americas and UK CFO for JT International.

First Capital Realty Inc. (TSX: FCR) announced that Kay Brekken will join the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer on August 5, 2014. Ms. Brekken is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Indigo Books & Music, Inc., a role she has held since 2011. Ms. Brekken joined Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in 2003 and held progressively more senior finance roles prior to her current position. Prior thereto, Ms. Brekken was Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Regional Operations of Medical Consultants Network, in Seattle, Washington. In connection with her current role, Ms. Brekken is also a member of the board of directors of Calendar Club of Canada and the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation and was previously a director of Kobo, Inc.

AutoCanada Inc. (TSX: ACQ) announced that Christopher Burrows has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective September 1, 2014. Since 2010, Mr. Burrows was Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of K-Bro Linen Systems. Prior thereto Mr. Burrows was the Vice-President Finance, Administration & Tax with Stuart Olson (formerly The Churchill Corporation). As part of the transition, Jeff Christie, Vice-President, Finance will continue in his current role and effective September 1, 2014, will be appointed Vice-President, Operations.

K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSX: KBL) announced that Christopher Burrows will resign as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation effective August 1, 2014 to accept a position with another company.

Pure Technologies Ltd. (TSX: PUR) announced the appointment of Geoff Krause as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective July 14, 2014. Mr. Krause is currently Vice President, Finance, for Tervita Corporation. Prior to joining Tervita in 2011, Geoff held CFO positions at Pristine Power Inc. and Cork Exploration Inc.

Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX: WPT) announced that Ashoka Achuthan has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Westport. Bill Larkin has been appointed to Vice President, Corporate Development. Ashoka has been with Westport since November 2013 as Executive Vice President, Finance Operations. Prior to joining Westport, he was CFO at CODA Holdings Inc. between 2011 and 2013. His career includes over 20 years with Siemens in Asia, Europe and North America. His last position at Siemens was Executive Vice President and CFO of Siemens VDO Automotive Inc. Ashoka has also held roles as CFO at Cooper Power Systems Inc. between 2005 and 2008; CFO at ATC Technologies Corp between 2008 and 2010; and the CFO at Key Plastics LLC in 2010.

Veresen Inc. (TSX: VSN) announced that Theresa Jang has been appointed Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Theresa Jang joined Veresen in 2006 as Controller and was appointed Vice President, Controller in 2009, a role she held until she was appointed Vice President, Finance and Risk Management in 2013. Theresa Jang was appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer in January 2014.

Ivernia Inc. (TSX: IVW) announced that Alan You Lee has been named Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. You Lee is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Enirgi Group Corporation, the Company’s majority shareholder. Mr. Stephen Pike, who has served as Interim CFO since September 2013, will step down on June 10, 2014 to pursue a new role within Enirgi Group but will remain available to the Company to assist with the transition of the finance functions. Mr. You Lee has been with Enirgi Group and its subsidiaries for over five years. Before joining Enirgi Group he was CFO of a leading Australian Bank’s private equity division and real estate division. He has also served as CFO and General Manager, Finance, for a number of other international firms.

Minco Gold Corporation (TSX: MMM) announced that Ellen Wei, Chief Financial Officer is no longer with the company. The Company’s Controller, Samson Siu has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Siu has been the Company’s Controller since November 1, 2012.

Oil Optimization Inc. (TSX-V: OOI) announced the appointment of Arif Shivji as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation. He was previously a Chief Financial Officer of a TSXV-listed company. Arif also worked as an independent corporate finance advisor and in that capacity advised in the successful acquisition of a private oil company and the purchase of international petroleum assets, and provided a fairness opinion in connection with a completed public company acquisition. He was also formerly a Manager of Transaction Services with PwC Advisory.

Troymet Exploration Corp. (TSX-V: TYE) announced the appointment of Joseph Meagher as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Meagher replaces Brian Cebryk, who resigned to focus on personal interests. Mr. Meagher is a director at Triumvirate Consulting Corp., a financial consulting firm. Prior to joining Triumvirate, Mr. Meagher worked at Smythe Ratcliffe LLP as a manager.

Viscount Systems Inc. (OTC: VSYS) announced the appointment of Alexander J. Buehler to its Board of Directors. Mr. Buehler has served as Chief Financial Officer of Energy Recovery Inc. (NASDAQ: ERII) since May of 2011. Prior to joining Energy Recovery, he spent seven years in executive leadership positions at Insituform Technologies, Inc., (now Aegion Corporation; NASDAQ: AEGN). Prior to joining Insituform, Mr. Buehler worked for five years in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Stans Energy Corp. (TSX-V: HRE) announced the appointment of Elena Masters, who is resuming her role as CFO for the Company. Ms. Masters has held several senior leadership positions during her career, including CFO with Stans Energy Corp. from December 2009 through February 2012. Her previous roles include serving as the CFO for a number of TSX Venture listed companies. Since 2006 Ms. Masters has been President of Administrative Services Corp, a private consulting firm, as well as serving as CFO for JM Capital II Corp.

Vena Solutions announced the appointment of Darrell Cox to the role of Chief Financial Officer. He was formerly the VP of Finance at Freshbooks. He has also held numerous senior-level positions at Wind Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Rogers Communications. Cox takes over the CFO reins from Tim Dearden, who has been pointed as Vena’s Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Director.

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