(PRESS RELEASE) MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC - New Look Vision Group Inc. announces the appointment of Tania M. Clarke as senior vice president and chief financial officer of the company, to take effect Feb. 12.
Clarke is an experienced senior financial executive with over 20 years of experience with both public and private companies in various industries principally in Canada. For the past three years she has served as chief financial officer of a TSX-listed company with well-known banners and an extensive corporate and franchised network in the restaurant chain business across Canada.
Her previous experience includes serving as executive vice president, chief financial officer or controller of companies in the specialty coffee and coffee maker industry as well as in the stationery, gift and toy business. A native of Montreal, Clarke is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA-US) and is a graduate of Concordia University (B. Com and Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy). She began her career at a major Canadian audit firm.
Antoine Amiel, president of New Look Vision, said: "We welcome Tania to the senior management team. Her track record and experience, more recently with multi-site retail, but also with financing, acquisitions and reporting for publicly listed companies will fit in well with our current strategic and operating priorities at New Look Vision. She will continue to be based in Montreal and in addition to her duties and responsibilities as chief financial officer will assist me with investor relations."