Mr. Melbye has been a director of the Company since April of 2017 and has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company since October 2019. He has over 37 years of experience in the nuclear energy industry and has held leadership positions in various uranium mining companies and industry organizations. Mr. Melbye has served as an Executive Vice President of Uranium Energy Corp. since September of 2014, where he is responsible for uranium marketing and sales and strategic growth objectives. Previously, Mr. Melbye was the Vice President of Commercial at Uranium Participation Corporation (now Sprott Physical Uranium Trust) from 2014 to 2018, and concurrently served as an advisor to the Chairman of Kazatomprom, the national uranium company of Kazakhstan, until March of 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Melbye held the position of Executive Vice President of Marketing at Uranium One Inc. from 2011 to 2014, and, from 1989 to 2010, held various positions at Cameco Corporation, including President of their global marketing subsidiary, Cameco, Inc. Mr. Melbye is currently the President of the Uranium Producers of America and is a past Chair of the Board of Governors of the World Nuclear Fuel Market. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University.
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