VANCOUVER — Wes Bews will step down as CFO of Boston Pizza International Inc. (BPI) effective December 31, 2018 to pursue other interests. Bews will also step down as a director and the CFO of Boston Pizza GP Inc., the managing general partner of Boston Pizza Royalties Limited Partnership, administrator of the Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund.
Bews joined T & M Management Services Ltd., a predecessor of BPI, in 2008 and has been the CFO of BPI and a director and the CFO of Boston Pizza GP Inc. since 2010.
“Wes made significant contributions to BPI and the fund during his 11 years with Boston Pizza,” says BPI president, Jordan Holm. “I want to thank Wes for his dedication and service and wish him the best in his future endeavors.”
BPI will immediately initiate a search for Bews’ successor. Until then, Robert Kirincic, vice-president, Finance of Treliving Management Services Ltd. (an affiliate of BPI) — who has been extensively involved in the financial reporting of the fund and BPI since 2010 — will be appointed on an interim basis as a director and the vice-president, Finance of Boston Pizza GP Inc. and will oversee the financial management, reporting and investor-relations functions of the fund.