Khiron Life Sciences Corp, a cannabis company with core operations in Latin America, today announced the appointment of Wendy Kaufman as CFO, effective July 2, 2019. Ms. Kaufman, a Chartered Professional Accountant, brings over 20 years of international financial experience, having served most recently as CFO at Pasinex Resources Limited. Ms. Kaufman has significant experience with Latin American operations, gained during her tenure as CFO at Primero Mining Corporation, and previously in her role as Vice President, Finance and Treasury at Inmet Mining Corporation, among other executive management positions.
Alvaro Torres, CEO of Khiron, stated, "On behalf of our management team and Board of Directors, I welcome Wendy to Khiron. We are confident that Wendy's financial leadership and experience will be of great value to Khiron and our stakeholders as we continue to grow our operations and brands in Latin America and internationally."
Ms. Kaufman will be replacing Mr. Darren Collins who has concurrently resigned his position as CFO to pursue other interests. Mr. Collins has agreed to remain with the Company for an appropriate period in a transitional role.
Mr. Torres stated, "On behalf of the Board of Directors and the entire Khiron team, I would like to thank Darren for his invaluable contributions and leadership as the founding CFO of the company. Darren has helped to build Khiron into the company it is today. We wish him the very best in his future endeavours."