Ucore Announces Board Appointee
(Vancouver, B.C.) Ucore Uranium Inc. (“Ucore”, TSX-V: UCU) wishes to announce that subject to regulatory approval, Mr. Jos De Smedt has agreed to join the company’s Board of Directors.The appointment of Mr. De Smedt as Ucore’s fifth Director fills an open position on the Board.
Mr. De Smedt has been a Business Consulting Partner with IBM Canada Global Business Services since 2002 and brings more than 20 years experience in the finance/accounting/auditing and management consulting industry. Starting as a Chartered Accountant in Belgium with increasing responsibilities for major publicly traded companies, he became a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada in 1998. In 2000, he took over responsibility for the Travel & Transportation industry consulting practice for the Canadian Marketplace. Prior to taking on a management consulting role and his industry leadership role, Mr. De Smedt worked in the Audit and Business Advisory Services Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Brussels, Belgium and Montreal, Canada. In this capacity he held senior manager responsibilities for major audit engagements and financial due diligence assignments.
“The appointment of Jos as a Director provides substantial public company experience as well as an extensive background in business, finance and accounting applications.” said Jim McKenzie, Ucore’s President and CEO. “We are pleased to welcome Jos to the Board.”
For further information, please contact Mr. Jim McKenzie, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ucore Uranium Inc. at:
Telephone: (604) 484-9402
Fax: (604) 484-9407
Or refer to our website at www.ucoreuranium.com
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