Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEMKT:UEC) has appointed Ganpat Mani to its board of directors. Mr. Mani has a wealth of experience in senior marketing positions as well as a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Loughborough University, UK.

As quoted in the press release:

From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Mani was President and Chief Executive Officer of ConverDyn, a partnership between affiliates of Honeywell International Inc. and General Atomics, which specializes in the nuclear fuel conversion trade. During this time he also served as a director of the Nuclear Energy Institute and was a member of the U.S. Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee. He is a highly experienced negotiator of contracts with major private and state-owned corporations in Asia, Europe and the U.S. Notably, Mr. Mani negotiated the agreement for the return of uranium feed from the Metropolis conversion facility under the Megatons to Megawatts program between the U.S. and Russia. He also met with government and industry organizations as part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s multiple nuclear trade missions to India.

UEC CEO, Amir Adnani, said:

We welcome Ganpat’s expertise and experience in the uranium business, particularly his in-depth knowledge of the global nuclear fuel market. The Company is very appreciative of Katharine’s guidance and expertise throughout her five-year tenure as an advisor and director. We will continue to seek her perspective and counsel on an informal basis.

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