Strategy & Operations » Leadership & Management » Specialty chemicals explorer Iofina secures interim CFO as next finance chief

SPECIALTY CHEMICALS EXPLORER Iofina has made its interim finance chief Malcolm Lewin its next CFO with immediate effect.

Lewin (pictured), who joined the AIM-listed company as interim CFO in February, has over 30 years’ experience in finance at both public and private companies. Most recently he was CFO and treasurer of VolitionRX Ltd, an OTC life sciences company focused on developing blood tests for a broad range of cancer types.

From 2006 to 2011 he was a director and CFO of Hunter Bay Minerals, a junior mining company listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange with interests in South America and Canada. He has also served as FD at a number of AIM-listed companies, as well as working as a partner at an accountancy firm for 11 years.

President and CEO Dr Tom Becker said: “We have had the opportunity to get to know Malcolm over the period, and are confident that he will continue to prove to be a significant asset to the company as it works towards the opportunities that lie ahead. ”

Iofina is involved in the exploration and production of iodine, iodine specialty chemical derivatives, produced water and natural gas. Iofina’s strategy is to identify, develop, build, own and operate iodine extraction plants currently focused in North America including Texas, Kentucky, Montana, and Oklahoma.

The group floated on AIM in May 2008 following the acquisition of entire issued share capital of Iofina Inc and its wholly owned subsidiary Iofina Resources Inc.