We are delighted to welcome Annie Taillon to our executive team as Chief Financial Officer. With over 20 years of experience in finance and accounting, Annie has held senior positions in auditing and taxation with public accounting firms in Toronto. She has also served as Vice President of Finance for a multinational company in the mining industry, operating across North America, Australia, Central Asia, and South America.
Annie has played a key role in financial strategy at Wainbee Limited and as the head of finance for the Canadian and American entities of the SBE Group. Her credentials include a CPA-CA designation from CPA Canada, a Certified Exit Planning Advisor from the Exit Planning Institute, and certifications in information systems auditing and CFO leadership from CPA Ontario.
John El-Raheb, CEO of Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds, stated, “Annie’s expertise is a perfect fit as Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds continues to innovate and achieve new milestones on our mission to connect one million children to nature per day through our work.”
Annie Taillon, CFO of Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds, expressed her excitement about joining the organization, saying, “Keeping true to its core values has enabled Bienenstock to gain tremendous respect and recognition in the natural playground industry. It is with great enthusiasm that I align myself with this dynamic organization. I look forward to collaborating with the dedicated individuals who work here, in their strategy and overarching objective to immerse as many children as possible in the world of natural playgrounds.“