Athabasca Announces Executive Appointments

Athabasca Minerals Inc. announced that David Churchill was appointed chief financial officer (CFO) and Philip Schuman, was appointed vice president, AMI RockChain Inc.

Churchill is a senior financial and accounting executive and joins Athabasca with more than 30 years of experience spanning multiple sectors, including oil and gas services, manufacturing and construction, maintenance and environmental services, and public practice. Churchill was formerly the CFO for CEDA and Tarpon Energy Services respectively, vice-president financial operations & corporate secretary for Anthem Properties Group, and senior manager at KPMG. He also sits on the board of the Hull Child and Family Foundation, serving as the board chair. Churchill is a Chartered Accountant and holds a CPA designation as well as ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Schuman joins the corporation as vice-president, AMI RockChain. Schuman brings 10 years of experience in marketing and financial services as an executive, with a recent history of growing a privately held financial services company across Western Canada. Schuman will be focused on growing and advancing AMI RockChain’s expanding business portfolio serving the needs of industry and municipalities across Canada, which includes planned launches of RockChain Financial, RockChain Co-Op, RockChain Asset Sales, RockChain Logistics, and RockChain SaaS (Software as a Solution), currently in development. Schuman is actively involved in community and stakeholder leadership roles including as board director, Piikani Investment Corp. for the Piikani First Nation, and as president and chairman of the board for Alberta Sports & Recreation Association for the Blind.

Robert Beekhuizen, chief executive officer of Athabasca Minerals stated, “These are exciting times for AMI, as we continue to grow our business portfolio, and expand our products and services across Canada. I’m extremely pleased to have David Churchill and Philip Schuman join the company in their roles as CFO and vice president, AMI RockChain respectively. The increasing demands on our business growth warrant the executive additions, including our focus on emerging strategic opportunities.”

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