Canadian Orebodies has hired Joseph Heng, chartered accountant (CA), as chief financial officer (CFO) and corporate secretary. He replaces Stephen Gledhill, who will remain on as a consultant for a transition period until 15 August 2010.
Heng graduated as a CA in 1973 and has over 20 years of public accounting and corporate finance experience in Canada and the US. From 1973 to 1978, he worked in the public accounting industry and thereafter in the real estate development industry. Since 1990, Heng has applied his skills as a consultant in the field of accounting, tax and finance to small and medium-sized companies in various industries from manufacturing, retail, construction and junior mining companies. For the past 10 years, he has been involved primarily with junior mining public companies and holds directorship, corporate secretary and CFO positions in several of the companies he is associated with.
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