ALX Uranium Corp. (“ALX” or the “Company) (TSXV: AL; FSE: 6LLN; OTC: ALXEF) announced today that Warren Stanyer has accepted the appointment of Chief Executive Officer of ALX and will continue as Chairman and a Director, effective November 24, 2017. R. Sierd Eriks has acted as interim President and Chief Executive Officer since February 2017 and will remain as President of the Company with an additional role as Chief Geologist.
Mr. Stanyer has over twenty-two years of experience in the mineral exploration industry, with a focus on uranium in the Athabasca Basin and gold exploration in North America. He began his career with Pioneer Metals Corporation, a diverse explorer for gold, base metals and uranium, with properties in New Mexico, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. In 1999, Pioneer signed an option agreement with Cameco Corporation which led to the formation of UEX Corporation. Mr. Stanyer held the positions of Corporate Secretary and Vice President, Corporate Development in both Pioneer and UEX, prior to the acquisition of Pioneer by Barrick Gold Corporation in 2006.
After leaving UEX in 2007, Mr. Stanyer began consulting for Northern Continental Resources, a junior uranium exploration company in the Athabasca Basin. He was appointed President and CEO in 2008, and in 2009 steered the successful sale of the company to Hathor Exploration Limited, in competition with Denison Mines.
Mr. Stanyer has acted as a Director of ALX and its predecessor companies since 2010. As a Director of Alpha Minerals Inc., and following the Patterson Lake uranium discovery in 2012, he served as Chairman of the Special Committee during the acquisition of the company by Fission Uranium Corp. (“Fission”) in 2013. He subsequently acted as a Director of Fission until 2014.
Currently, Mr. Stanyer serves as President, CEO and a Director of Nevada Sunrise Gold Corporation (TSXV: NEV), an exploration company focused on gold, cobalt and lithium in Nevada, USA, and a Director of Eureka Resources Inc. (TSXV: EUK), an exploration company with properties in British Columbia, Nevada and the Yukon Territory. He is also a Director of New Moon Minerals Corporation, a private exploration company.
About ALX Uranium Corp.
ALX’s mandate is to provide shareholders with multiple opportunities for discovery and value creation by optimizing a portfolio of prospective uranium exploration properties through staking, joint ventures, acquisitions and divestitures. The Company executes well-designed exploration programs using the latest technologies and has interests in over 180,000 hectares in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca Basin. ALX is based in Vancouver, BC, Canada and its common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “AL”, on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol “6LLN” and in the United States OTC market under the symbol “ALXEF”. Technical reports are available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) for several of the Company’s active properties.
For more information about the Company, please visit the ALX corporate website at www.alxuranium.com or contact Roger Leschuk, Manager, Corporate Communications at Ph: 604.629.0293 or Toll-Free: 1.866.629.8368, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Behalf of the Board of Directors of ALX Uranium Corp.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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