For the record: March 10, 2020

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People on the Move

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Cannabis

John Durfy has been appointed chief executive officer of Nutritional High International Inc. effective March 2. Durfy will primarily focus on the redevelopment of the company’s business and operating strategy and expansion of its manufacturing footprint in Colorado, California and Nevada.

Adam Szweras will step down from the chief executive position. Szweras will replace David Posner as chairman of the company’s board of directors. Posner will continue as a director at the company.

Non-Profit

Ingrid Jarrett has been appointed president and chief executive officer at the BC Hotel Association. She is the general manager and vice-president of business development at Watermark Beach Resort in Osoyoos.

Resources

Ryan Fetterley has been appointed vice-president of operations at Westhaven Ventures Inc. He previously served as field operations manager at Goldcorp Inc. 

Joseph Gallucci has been appointed to the board of directors of Skyharbour Resources Ltd. Gallucci is managing director and head of mining investment banking at Laurentian Bank Securities Inc.

Technology

William (Bill) Adams has been appointed chief financial officer of NervGen Pharma Corp. Adams previously served as chief financial officer at Anandia Laboratories Inc. He replaces Robert Pilz, who will continue to support the company as a consultant.

Hats Off

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Yue Restaurant donated $8,401 to Richmond Hospital Foundation to support the need for a new tower at Richmond Hospital.

Coast Capital Savings donated $300,000 to Take a Hike Foundation. The funds will support the sustainability and expansion of the Take a Hike program.

The Beedie Foundation donated $100,000 to One Girl Can to support the education of girls and advancing gender equality.

Dell Lanes, Avalon Surrey Funeral Home, Hamilton Duncan Armstrong + Stewart Law Corp. and the Round-Up Café received the first Diamond Anniversary Awards from the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association. The awards recognized the four businesses that have served the Surrey community for more than 60 years. •