Dean T. (Ted) Wilton joined the Company in April 2012 as Vice President and Chief Geologist. Mr. Wilton, who has over 40 years of experience in the mining industry, including nearly 20 years in exploration leadership roles in the uranium sector, is responsible for the development and implementation of exploration and delineation systems, procedures and controls related to both the exploration and development of existing properties as well as identifying potential new projects. Mr. Wilton has varied experience from greenfield to advanced stage mineral exploration and development in a variety of regions including North America, Latin America, Australia, and New Zealand. He participated in the discovery of a number of uranium and gold deposits over his career which includes a variety of technical and managerial roles at Freeport McMoRan, Inc., Kinross Gold Corporation, Neutron Energy Inc., and Victoria Gold Corporation. Mr. Wilton is a graduate of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and was honored with the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Achievement award. He is also a Registered and Certified Professional Geologist.