New CEO of Uranium Resources to work in DTC

Posted on March 15, 2013

Christopher M. Jones has been named the new president and CEO of Uranium Resources Inc. (URI), effective April 1.

The uranium mining company (Nasdaq: URRE) is based in Lewisville, Texas, but Jones will be based in a Denver Tech Center office, said Mat Lueras, the company’s vice president of corporate development.

Jones most recently was president and CEO of Vancouver, British Columbia-based Wildcat Silver Corp., and previously was COO and mining general manager at Albian Sands Energy. He has 30 years of mining-industry experience, URI said.

He holds an MBA degree from Colorado State University.

URI operates in Texas, New Mexico and South Dakota.

Denver Business Journal.