Kaizen Discovery announces appointmentVANCOUVER, CANADA — Kaizen Discovery Inc. (TSXV: KZD) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Garratt, CPA, CA, as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective immediately.
of new Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Garratt brings 15 years of experience in financial roles, including eight years at Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., an international mining company that owns a 66% interest in the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia, where his last position was Vice President and Corporate Controller. Prior to joining Turquoise Hill Resources, he spent more than six years in Deloitte LLP's audit practice focusing on servicing mining clients. Mr. Garratt holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Geological Engineering from the University of British Columbia.
B. Matthew Hornor, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kaizen, said, "We are pleased that David has accepted Kaizen's CFO role, one in which we are confident he will perform exceptionally well. David's in-depth understanding of the mineral exploration and development industry through his experience with numerous complex transactions, uniquely qualifies him to lead the financial functions of our company. We expect that David will be a valuable addition to our executive management team as we look to further grow Kaizen."
"I look forward to becoming part of Kaizen's already strong team as it continues to execute on the company's unique mineral exploration and development business model with the support of Japanese strategic partners," said Mr. Garratt.
Mr. Garratt assumes the CFO role from Steve Vanry, who has been the company's Interim CFO since June of this year. Mr. Vanry will remain with Kaizen as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development.
About Kaizen Discovery
Kaizen is a Canadian mineral exploration and development company. Kaizen has a collaboration agreement with ITOCHU Corporation of Japan 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.
B. Matthew Hornor
President and CEO
Executive Vice President — Corporate Development
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