Kaizen Discovery announces retirement of Chief Financial OfficerVANCOUVER, CANADA – Kaizen Discovery Inc. (TSXV: KZD) announced today the retirement of Pierre Massé, the company's Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
and appointment of Interim Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Massé has been the CFO for Kaizen since the company was formed in late 2013. He also has served as the CFO of GoviEx Uranium Inc. since early 2011, and previously served as Vice President, Finance of Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (now Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd.) for more than ten years.
Kaizen is actively engaged in an external search for a new Chief Financial Officer. Steve Vanry, Kaizen's Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, will serve as Interim CFO until Mr. Massé's replacement is appointed. Mr. Vanry is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) with more than 20 years' experience working with various public and private Canadian corporations in the areas of financial reporting, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory compliance.
"On behalf of everyone at Kaizen, I want to thank Pierre for his dedication and significant contributions to the company," said Kaizen's President and CEO B. Matthew Hornor. "He has played an integral role in guiding the company's strategic financial and operational activities. We wish Pierre well in his retirement."
About Kaizen Discovery
Kaizen is a Canadian technology-focused, mineral exploration and development company. Kaizen entered into a collaboration agreement with ITOCHU Corporation of Japan (ticker symbol 8001: Tokyo) in January 2014 and has access to HPX TechCo's proprietary geophysical Typhoon technology under a dedicated services agreement. Kaizen's long-term growth strategy is to work with Japanese entities to identify, explore and develop high-quality mineral projects that have the potential to produce and deliver minerals to Japan's industrial sector.
More information on Kaizen is available at www.kaizendiscovery.com.
B. Matthew Hornor
President and CEO
Executive Vice President - Corporate Development
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