– CANADA, Vancouver – Standard Uranium Ltd. (TSX: STND | OTC: STTDF) today announced the appointments of Mike Young and Zoya Shashkova to its board as independent directors, effective immediately.
“It gives me great pleasure to add Mike to our Board. He is known across the uranium industry for his work building Vimy Resources and his strong industry connections. Not only does he bring his vast experience in the capital markets, but he also adds his in-depth knowledge as a uranium resource geologist. Mike is going to make a great addition to our team at Standard Uranium and we look forward to getting him back to Uranium City, Saskatchewan, where he started his career as a geologist.” said CEO, Jon Bey.
Jon Bey added: “As we look to the future of Standard Uranium, we are building our Board and executive team for where this company is headed. Zoya has a remarkable background and unique set of skills. The combination of her financial acumen and her depth of understanding of the uranium market gives me great confidence she will add considerable strength to our team.”
About Mike Young
Mr. Young is an experienced mining executive and resource development geologist with strong leadership in team building, feasibility studies, managing joint ventures, execution of mine development, and management of mining operations. He was recently the Managing Director and CEO of Vimy Resources, a uranium development company. Mr. Young was instrumental in recapitalizing and rebranding Vimy Resources and led his team to grow the resource base of the Mulga Rock Project where a definitive feasibility study was delivered on time and budget.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
About Zoya Shashkova
Ms. Shashkova has over two decades of consulting and finance executive experience, spanning audit and consulting, tax structuring, risk management, reporting, disclosure, and mining finance. She is currently the CFO of EnviroGold Global, a clean technology company engaged in selective reprocessing of mining tailings. Her previous executive roles include Treasurer for Torex Gold Resources, a mid-tier Canadian gold producer, where she raised over $1B in debt capital to support ongoing operations as well as long-term strategic initiatives; CFO for UraniumOne’s operations in Central Asia, where she provided leadership in all areas of business and financial management, including strategic planning, performance measurement, debt financing, accounting, international tax structuring, and risk management; as well as senior leadership positions with Deloitte and E&Y. During her tenure with UraniumOne, Ms. Shashkova also served on the boards of operating joint ventures as the Audit Committee Chair. Ms. Shashkova holds an MSc in Biology and Chemistry, an MBA in Banking and Finance is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, US, Maine), and is an ICD.D certified director, Institute of Corporate Directors.
About Standard Uranium
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Standard Uranium is a mineral resource exploration company based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Since its establishment, Standard Uranium has focused on the identification and development of prospective exploration stage uranium projects in the Athabasca Basin in Saskatchewan, Canada. Standard Uranium’s Davidson River Project, in the southwest part of the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, is comprised of 21 mineral claims over 25,886 hectares. The Davidson River Project is highly prospective for basement-hosted uranium deposits yet remains relatively untested by drilling despite its location along with trends from recent high-grade uranium discoveries.
For more information: https://standarduranium.ca/
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