“We are delighted that Secretary Abraham has agreed to lead our Advisory Board as Chairman. He has been a strong advocate for the uranium and nuclear sectors both in government and in the private sector. His experience and knowledge of the industry will be extremely helpful in advancing the Company’s business objectives,” said Amir Adnani, President and CEO. “Secretary Abraham’s leadership will be valuable in navigating the challenges and opportunities ahead.”
Abraham served as a U.S. Senator from Michigan from 1995 to 2001 and served as Secretary of Energy from 2001 to 2005. Since 2005, Abraham has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Abraham Group, an international strategic consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. Abraham is an alumnus of Michigan State University and Harvard Law School. He currently serves on the board of Occidental Petroleum Corp. and was previously Chairman of Areva, Inc., the North America subsidiary of AREVA.
“I am pleased to be joining the Advisory Board of Uranium Energy Corp,” Abraham said. “The Company is well-recognized as an up-and-coming leader, and operates North America’s newest emerging uranium mine. With the recently received license for its second uranium mine to enter production, UEC possesses a strong growth profile. I am impressed by the experience and vision of the Company’s leadership and look forward to working with management and the other advisors.”
Uranium Energy Corp is a U.S.-based uranium production, development and exploration company operating North America’s newest emerging uranium mine. The company’s fully licensed and permitted Hobson processing facility is central to all of its projects in South Texas, including the Palangana in-situ recovery mine, which has recently expanded its initial production, and the Goliad in-situ recovery project, which is now fully permitted and in construction.