Uranium Energy Corp announced that it has appointed leading industry professionals to its advisory board, Dr. John D. Nelson and Anthony J. Thompson. Commenting on the additions, Mr. Amir Adnani, president and CEO, stated, “We welcome Dr. Nelson and Mr. Thompson to the Advisory Board here. Dr. Nelson, one of North America’s foremost authorities in the management of uranium mine tailings, and Mr. Thompson, legal counsel for environmental and occupational health and safety issues for much of this industry, definitely bring the level of expertise to distinguish our Company in developing state-of-the-art ISR and conventional uranium projects.”
Commenting on the appointment of Mr. Ed Brezinski as the VP of Corporate Development, Mr. Adnani stated, “Mr. Brezinski is a welcome addition to the management team. His in-depth experience in the uranium industry makes an excellent fit with Uranium Energy Corp’s growth profile.”
Below are descriptions of each new team member as provided by the Company in the Press Release:
Dr. Nelson is a professional engineer, with licenses in five states, and a long-term professor of civil engineering at Colorado State University. As a professor, he developed a major geotechnical engineering program for the field of mine tailings management, primarily as it relates to uranium mining, and is an industry expert in this specialized field.
Mr. Thompson has been practicing environmental and occupational health and safety law since the mid-1970’s. He is the primary outside counsel to the National Mining Association (NMA) for uranium issues, and he has represented much of the domestic uranium mining and milling industry either as counsel to NMA or as counsel to individual licensees since the late 1970’s. He is the prime author of NMA’s White Paper entitled “Recommendations for a Coordinated Approach to Regulating the Uranium Recovery Industry.”
Mr. Brezinski has 20+ years of service with utility companies and with nuclear fuel traders and brokers. His experience has been focused on marketing, trading and brokerage of uranium and related products, market analysis, inventory management, and the procurement and contracting for nuclear fuel, fuel services and other vital nuclear power plant services.
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