Vecima Networks, a broadband wired and wireless networks solution provider, has appointed John Hanna as chief financial officer (CFO). In his new role, Hanna will be responsible for managing Vecima’s finance department.
Hanna brings 15 years of experience, including 12 years of high-tech executive level experience to his new role as CFO. During the past six years, he was an executive at iFire Technology, a developer of a low cost flat panel display, where he was vice president finance and administration. Prior to iFire, Hanna spent seven years with The Westaim Corporation, where he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility including director corporate development, vice president investments, and vice president finance and administration of Nucryst Pharmaceuticals. At Westaim, he participated in a variety of corporate merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions including the investment in and sale of a number of businesses.
Hanna has served as a board member of a number of private technology companies and holds an MBA in Finance & Strategy from the University of British Columbia and a BSc in Biology from the University of Victoria.
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