Vencomatic North America, provider of cage free poultry equipment, announced on Aug. 5 the promotion of Barry Hrehirchuk CPA, CMA to chief financial officer, effective July 11. In his position, Mr. Hrehirchuk will work closely with the Executive Leadership Team to further develop the corporate finance and business processes as set out in Vencomatic North America’s strategic plan.

Mr. Hrehirchuk, 50, joined the company in 2015 as controller and quickly developed a high-performing team by establishing policies & procedures, recruiting qualified people, and focusing on complete, accurate, and timely reporting. Mr. Hrehirchuk brings to his new position more than 25 years of experience in the oil and gas sector from various roles where he provided leadership and business process improvements.

“Barry brought a wealth of experience and a phenomenal work ethic when he joined our organization two years ago,” says Josh Thompson, General Manager of Vencomatic North America.

“He has been instrumental in Vencomatic’s transition from a small organization serving an industry niche to a well-organized and focused group that is ready to take on much larger markets. The example he sets for everyone that works with him has been an inspiration. I look forward to working with Barry in his new role as CFO.”

Mr. Hrehirchuk received a Business Administration, Accounting diploma from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. He is a member of CPA Alberta since 1999.

Vencomatic North America has been providing innovative, cage-free equipment to the poultry industry for over 30 years. Further complementing their range of animal welfare-friendly products, egg handling, lighting, and climate solutions round out their portfolio.