Crowflight Minerals, a Canadian junior mining company, has appointed David Hunter, MBA, chartered accountant (CA), as chief financial officer (CFO). He replaces Anna Ladd.
Hunter was admitted to the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA) in 1996 after training with some of the largest national accounting firms. He has extensive experience in setting up financial systems for growing companies to ensure they meet proper financial governance. Aside from public accounting experience, he has served in senior financial roles including vice president, director and controller in both public and private companies. He earned an MBA in accounting and finance from the University of Toronto.
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