Uranium International Corp. Appoints Richard M. Cherry as President and Director of The Board.ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uranium International Corp. ("Uranium International") (BULLETIN BOARD: URNI) has appointed Richard M. Cherry as company President and a Director of The Board effective April 2, 2008.
Richard M. Cherry has over 34 years of experience in the nuclear industry, having worked for multiple companies in areas of uranium mining, production, conversion, marketing, and nuclear power generation. He currently consults to the uranium industry.
From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Cherry was President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Cotter Corporation and Nuclear Fuels Corporation, which are both affiliates of General Atomics Corporation. Mr. Cherry was responsible for all aspects of Cotter's mining and milling operations in Colorado, including uranium and vanadium production. Through Nuclear Fuels Corporation, he was responsible for the worldwide uranium marketing efforts of all uranium produced by General Atomics' affiliates to customers in the United States, Japan and Europe.
From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Cherry served as Vice President of ConverDyn and Nuclear Fuels Corporation. ConverDyn is a joint venture between Honeywell International and General Atomics formed to market uranium conversion services to large electrical utilities worldwide.
From 1993 to 1997, Mr. Cherry served as Executive Vice President of UG U.S.A., Inc. UG U.S.A is the U.S. subsidiary of the German uranium trading company, Urangesellschaft mbH, based in Frankfurt, which trades all forms of nuclear fuel. From 1986 to 1993, Mr. Cherry served as Regional Director (Far East) of Sequoyah Fuels Corporation, marketing the company's uranium conversion services to clients in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.
From 1973 to 1986, Mr. Cherry held various engineering and management positions with Kansas Gas and Electric Company, where was responsible for the commercial and technical areas required to secure nuclear fuel for the Wolf Creek Nuclear Generating Station Wolf Creek Nuclear Generating Station, a nuclear power plant located in Burlington, Kansas, occupies 9,818 acres (40 km²) of the total 11,800 acres (48 km²) controlled by the owner. Wolf Creek lake provides not only the name, but cooling water for the reactor. near Burlington, Kansas.
Mr. Cherry holds an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Wichita State University Wichita State University (WSU) is an American state-supported university located in the city of Wichita, Kansas. WSU is one of six state universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents. The current President is Dr. Donald Beggs. and a B.S. in Engineering Physics from the University of Oklahoma University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. . He is a Licensed Professional Engineer (State of Kansas).
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