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Westwater Resources Inc (WWR.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Terence Cryan

55 2017 Chairman of the Board

Christopher Jones

57 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Jeffrey Vigil

61 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Dain McCoig

35 2013 Vice President - South Texas Operations

Dean Wilton

67 2012 Vice President, Chief Geologist

Paul Willmott

75 2014 Non-Executive Director

Patrick Burke

46 2016 Independent Director

Marvin Kaiser

74 2007 Independent Director

Tracy Stevenson

65 2013 Independent Director

Wendy Yang

2014 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Terence Cryan

Mr. Terence J. Cryan re-appointed as Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Cryan has over twenty-five years of experience in international business as an investment banker in the United States and Europe. In 2001, Mr. Cryan co-founded and presently serves as the Managing Director of Concert Energy Partners, an investment and private equity firm based in New York City. Prior to that, Mr. Cryan was a Senior Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division at Bear Stearns. Earlier in his career, Mr. Cryan was a Managing Director, Energy and Natural Resources Group Head and member of the Investment Banking Operating Committee at Paine Webber. Mr. Cryan joined Paine Webber following its acquisition of Kidder, Peabody in 1994. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Cryan also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Medical Acoustics LLC. Mr. Cryan has also been an adjunct professor at the Metropolitan College of New York Graduate School of Business and is a frequent lecturer at finance and energy and natural resources industry gatherings. Mr. Cryan received a Master of Science degree in Economics from the London School of Economics in 1984 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Tufts University in 1983. Mr. Cryan has been a Director on the Board of Ocean Power Technologies, Inc., since October 2012 and has served as its Chairman since June 2014. Mr. Cryan has been a Director on the Board of Global Power Equipment Group Inc. since January 2008 and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since March 2015. Mr. Cryan currently serves as Director on the Board of Superior Drilling Products, Inc. and was previously a director of The Providence Service Corporation from May 2009 to May 2011 and Gryphon Gold Corporation from August 2009 to December 2012. Mr. Cryan is a Board Leadership Fellow and member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Christopher Jones

Mr. Christopher Murrel Jones has been re-designated as President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He served as Interim Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Jones has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a director since April 2013 and was appointed as the interim Chairman of the Board in March 2016. Mr. Jones has more than 30 years’ experience in the mining industry and was most recently President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Wildcat Silver Corporation from August 2008 to May 2012, where he and his team effectively sextupled the size of Wildcat Silver’s resources using proven metallurgical and exploration technologies. Prior to that, Mr. Jones was the Chief Operating Officer and the Mining General Manager at Albian Sands Energy from April 2004 to June 2008. Mr. Jones also held management positions at RAG Coal West Inc., Phelps Dodge Sierrita Corp. and Cyprus Amax Coal Company. He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers and is a Professional Engineer registered in Utah and Alberta. Mr. Jones received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines and a Master of Business Administration degree from Colorado State University.

Jeffrey Vigil

Mr. Jeffrey L. Vigil, CPA has been appointed as Vice President – Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Uranium Resources, Inc., effective June 14, 2013. Mr. Vigil, who most recently was Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer at Energy Fuels Inc. During his tenure at Energy Fuels, Mr. Vigil served in various financial positions, including Chief Financial Officer between April 2009 and August 2012. Mr. Vigil managed financial and management reporting, equity financings, tax planning and compliance, treasury functions and risk management for Energy Fuels. Prior to joining Energy Fuels, Mr. Vigil pursued varied finance and accounting consulting assignments in 2007 and 2008, including assisting Energy Fuels in its early design and installation of accounting systems and software. From 1996 to 2007, Mr. Vigil served as Chief Financial Officer of Koala Corporation. Mr. Vigil is a graduate of the University of Wyoming with a B.S. in Accounting and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Colorado.

Dain McCoig

Mr. Dain A. McCoig is appointed as the Vice President - South Texas Operations of Uranium Resources Inc., since January 24, 2013. He joined the Company in 2004 and has advanced in various positions of responsibility from his initial employment as Plant Engineer to his most recent position as Manager – South Texas Operations, a position Mr. McCoig had held since April 2010. From August 2008 to April 2010, Mr. McCoig held the position of Senior Engineer and immediately preceding that time, Mr. McCoig was the Kingsville Dome Plant Supervisor for the Company. Mr. McCoig earned a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines in 2002 and attained his certification as a Professional Engineer from the Texas Board of Professional Engineers in 2010.

Dean Wilton

Mr. Dean T. Wilton is Vice President and Chief Geologist of Uranium Resources, Inc., since April 02, 2012. He joined the Company in April 2, 2012. Mr. Wilton, who has over 40 years of experience in the mining industry, is responsible for the development and implementation of exploration and delineation policies, systems, processes, procedures and controls related to both the exploration and development of existing properties as well as identifying potential new projects. Mr. Wilton has a comprehensive range of experience from greenfield to advanced stage mineral exploration and development programs in a variety of regions from North America and Latin America to Australia and New Zealand. He has participated in the discovery of a number of uranium and gold deposits over his career which includes a variety of technical and leadership roles at Freeport McMoRan, Inc., Kinross Gold Corporation, Neutron Energy Inc., Victoria Gold Corporation and Klondex Mines Ltd. Prior to joining the Company in April 2012, Mr. Wilton served as Vice President—Exploration for Klondex Mines Ltd. from January 2012 to March 2012, Vice President—Exploration for Victoria Gold Corporation from January 2011 to December 2011, and as Chief Geologist for Neutron Energy, Inc. from March 2005 to December 2010. Mr. Wilton is a graduate of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and has been honored with the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Achievement award as well as being a Certified Professional Geologist.

Paul Willmott

Mr. Paul K. Willmott is Non-Executive Director of Uranium Resources, Inc. He has served as a director since August 1994. On August 6, 2007, Mr. Willmott became Executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Willmott previously served as President from February 1995 to October 2006 and from July 1995 to August 2007 as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Willmott served as Company's Chief Financial Officer from April 12, 1995 to September 25, 1995. Mr. Willmott retired from Union Carbide Corporation, where he was involved for 25 years in the finance and operation of Union Carbide's world-wide mining and metals business. Most recently, Mr. Willmott was President of UMETCO Minerals Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Union Carbide, from 1987 to 1991, where he was responsible for Union Carbide's uranium and vanadium businesses. From January 1993 until February 1995, Mr. Willmott was engaged by the Concord Mining Unit as a senior vice president where he was primarily involved in the acquisition of UMETCO Minerals Corporation's uranium and vanadium operating assets. Mr. Willmott graduated from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining in 1964 and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Administration in 1967. He has been an active member of the American Institute of Mining Engineers, the Canadian Institute of Mining Engineers and a number of state professional organizations. As a result of his involvement in various executive-level positions with the Company over the last 21 years, including his tenure as President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chairman, Mr. Willmott is able to provide valuable insights regarding the management and strategy of the Company. In addition, Mr. Willmott's 25 years with Union Carbide provide him with extensive knowledge of the mining industry, including the unique issues surrounding the mining of uranium.

Patrick Burke

Mr. Patrick N. Burke is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Burke serves as a director for ASX listed ATC Alloys Limited (formerly Hazelwood Resources Limited), and has acted as a Director for a number ofASX and AIM listed small to mid-cap resources companies over the past ten years. Mr. Burke previously served as a non-executive director ofAnatolia Energy Limited, which the Company acquired in November 2015. Mr. Burke holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Western Australia and has extensive legal and corporate advisory experience developed over more than twenty two years working in law firms, corporate advisory firms and with various companies.

Marvin Kaiser

Mr. Marvin K. Kaiser CPA, is Independent Director of the Company. Since 2006, Mr. Kaiser has owned Whippoorwill Consulting LLC, a consulting practice specializing in the natural resource industry. In February 2006, Mr. Kaiser retired from The Doe Run Company, a privately held natural resources company and the largest integrated lead producer in the Western Hemisphere, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to his thirteen years with Doe Run, Mr. Kaiser held the positions of Chief Financial Officer for Amax Gold, Olympic Mining Corporation and Ranchers Exploration at various times over a 24-year period. Mr. Kaiser graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 1963. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is experienced in all aspects of corporate finance and management. Mr. Kaiser currently serves as a director of Aurania Resources Ltd. Mr. Kaiser previously served as a director of New West Gold Corporation from May 2006 through September 2007, Constellation Copper Corporation from August 2006 through December 2008, El Capitan Precious Metals Inc. from September 2007 through April 2009, Gryphon Gold Corporation from November 2008 to December 2013, and Brigus Gold Corp. (formerly named Apollo Gold Corporation) from May 2006 to March 2014.

Tracy Stevenson

Mr. Tracy A. Stevenson is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director since December 2013 and is Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Stevenson has served as a director of Vista Gold Corp. since November 2007 and previously served as a director of Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. from May 2010 to April 2012 and as a director of Quaterra Resources Inc. from 2007 to 2013, where he was its Non-Executive Chairman from February 2008. Mr. Stevenson is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive), graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Utah and spent four years with a predecessor of the firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Wendy Yang

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Terence Cryan

244,000

Christopher Jones

758,184

Jeffrey Vigil

483,276

Dain McCoig

205,834

Dean Wilton

210,725

Paul Willmott

105,612

Patrick Burke

--

Marvin Kaiser

--

Tracy Stevenson

--

Wendy Yang

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As Of  31 Dec 2013