Harvest One Cannabis Inc. (CVE:HVT) (OTCMKTS:HRVOF) has announced the appointment of Aaron Wong as its chief financial officer, with immediate effect, to lead the company's finance strategy and oversee its financial operations.
In a statement released after-market hours, the company said interim chief financial officer, Chris Podolsky will remain in an advisory capacity to the company for an appropriate period, to ensure a smooth CFO transition.
The group pointed out that Wong has been with Harvest One since December 2017, serving as its corporate controller.
He is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 15 years of finance leadership experience in public and private organizations including Seaspan Corporation, Teekay Corporation, and CHC Helicopter.
Grant Froese, Harvest One’s chief executive officer commented: "Aaron has been with Harvest One since 2017 and has been instrumental in building our finance team.
“His familiarity with the Company's internal processes, along with his finance leadership experience, and unquestionable work ethic will add significant value to our Company as we continue to execute on our strategy.”
Froese added: “I would also like to thank Mr. Podolsky for his significant contributions to Harvest One during this transition period. He provided us with senior level leadership during this important phase of our company's growth and we deeply appreciate the experience and expertise he brought to us."
The company said it has granted 300,000 stock options under its incentive stock option plan to Mr. Wong. Each stock option entitles the holder to purchase one common share at an exercise price of $0.55 for a period of five years following the grant date.
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