Uranium Resources, Inc.
 

Corporate Officers

Christopher M. Jones

President and Chief Executive Officer

Christopher M. Jones joined Uranium Resources as President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2013. Mr. Jones has more than 30 years of experience in positions of increasing responsibility in senior management as CEO and in operational leadership roles in the mining and energy industries. He was most recently President and CEO of Wildcat Silver Corporation, where his team effectively doubled the size of the resource twice using proven metallurgical technologies. Prior to that, he was the Chief Operating Officer and the Mining General Manger at Albian Sands Energy, where he led the post start-up, stabilization, and optimization of the Muskeg River Mine in Alberta. Mr. Jones also held management positions at RAG Coal West Inc., Phelps Dodge Sierrita Corp. and Cyprus Amax Coal Company. He is a member of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers and is a Professional Engineer registered in Utah and Alberta. Mr. Jones received a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines and an MBA from Colorado State University.

Jeffrey L. Vigil

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Jeffrey L. Vigil was appointed Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Uranium Resources in June 2013. He is responsible for the Company’s financial and management reporting, tax planning and compliance, treasury and risk management functions, and financings.  Mr. Vigil has more than 30 years of financial management experience in both production stage and development stage enterprises, including more than eight years in the uranium sector. Previously, he served in various financial positions, including as CFO at Energy Fuels. Mr. Vigil also has experience in M&A activities, including conducting financial, operational and legal due diligence for acquisitions. Prior to Energy Fuels, he served as CFO for Koala Corporation, which was a durable goods manufacturer publically listed on NASDAQ. Mr. Vigil’s early uranium sector experience includes serving as a mill cost analyst and contract administrator for the White Mesa uranium processing facility. Mr. Vigil is a graduate of the University of Wyoming with a BS in Accounting and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Colorado.

Dean T. "Ted" Wilton

Vice President and Chief Geologist

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.

Dain A. McCoig

Vice President – South Texas Operations

Dain McCoig was named Vice President of the South Texas Operations in January 2013. He joined the Company in 2004 and advanced in various positions of increasing responsibility including Plant Engineer and Kingsville Dome Plant Superintendent. Mr. McCoig earned a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines and is certified as a Professional Engineer from the Texas Board of Professional Engineers.