American Vanadium Corp. (TSXV:AVC,OTCQX:AVCVF) has appointed Brett Whalen as its non-executive chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Whalen is currently vice president at Dundee Corporation (TSX:DC.A) American Vanadium’s largest shareholder. American Vanadium has also extended the second tranche of its non-brokered private placement, and expects the private placement to close by May 8 2014.

As quoted in the press release:

Mr. Whalen earned an Honours B.A. in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1998 and holds a CFA designation. Previously, he was an investment banker holding senior positions at Dundee Capital Markets, Clarus Securities Inc. and Jacob Securities Inc.

American Vanadium CEO, Bill Radvak, said:

As American Vanadium transforms into an integrated energy storage company, Brett’s experience in both clean tech and mine finance enables him to play a critical leadership role.

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