Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 06, 2012
Garfield Refining Company announced today that Christopher M. Chipman, CPA, Chief Operating Officer, has also been appointed as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Chipman joined the Company as Chief Operating Officer in October 2011. Under his short tenure, the Company has made significant strides in improving operating efficiencies and reducing costs. In addition to his duties as Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Chipman will now be responsible for the Company's financial reporting commitments, as well as the execution of its short and long-term financial and operational strategies.
“I would like to thank Mr. Garfield for his confidence in me and look forward to his ongoing support and guidance. I am excited to accept this opportunity and look forward to continuing to work with Mr. Garfield and the talented Garfield team to deliver on our strategic objectives. Our commitment will continue to be to provide award-winning service customer service and pay the most amongst our peers.”
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Chipman was Chief Financial Officer & Secretary for Capital Gold Corporation, from March 1, 2006 through the company’s 2011 sale to Aurico Gold for $420 million. Since November 2000, Mr. Chipman has been a managing member of Chipman & Chipman, LLC, a consulting firm that assists public companies with the preparation of periodic reports required to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002. The firm also provides outsourced financial resources to clients assisting in financial reporting, forecasting and accounting services. He received a B.A. in Economics from Ursinus College in 1994 and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Chipman is a CPA and a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
About Garfield Refining
Garfield Refining, located in Philadelphia, PA, has been one of the country's leading refiners for precious metal scrap for over 120 years. With its award-winning customer service, the Company buys gold, silver, platinum, and palladium, and sells gold and silver bullion. Garfield offers the quickest turnaround in the industry, usually sending payment within 24 hours of receiving a shipment of gold, silver, dental scrap or other precious metal material. Additional information about Garfield Refining is available on the Company's website, http://www.garfieldrefining.com.