Mr. Vaiman was previously the Company’s Senior VP Finance beginning in December 2022. From February 2022 through the closing of the Company’s arrangement with Franchise Global Health Inc., he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Franchise. Prior to that, Mr. Vaiman served as Corporate Controller of Torex Gold Resources Inc. – a leading intermediate gold producer listed on the TSX. Mr. Vaiman’s prior auditing and accounting experience was with Ernst & Young’s Toronto Audit Group, specializing in publicly listed TSX and SEC clients. Mr. Vaiman is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Accountant (CA) in Ontario, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Illinois, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from the Schulich School of Business.