TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / May 6, 2014 / Takara Resources Inc. ("Takara" or the "Company") (TSXV:TKK) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. William C. Kerr, P. Geo., to the position of Vice President Exploration, replacing Rod Ogilvie who passed away suddenly.
Mr. Kerr is a professional geologist (P.Geo) with over 35 years of experience in senior exploration and mining management roles including fourteen years with Denison Mines, the last seven as worldwide Vice President, Exploration where he led successful uranium exploration programs in the Athabasca Basin including discovery success at Midwest A, and the Phoenix deposit at Wheeler River. He also has extensive experience evaluating mineral properties and completing detailed economic valuations of numerous early and advanced stage uranium assets in the Athabasca Basin. Mr. Kerr is a P.Geo and a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario, and a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada. A published author on high-grade uranium with the Society of Economic Geologists, he has also served as past Chairman of the Exploration Section of the Saskatchewan Mining Association.
"We are thrilled to welcome a professional of Bill's caliber to Takara." stated Chris Hopkins President & CEO. "His extensive experience and success in uranium exploration and economic evaluation combined with his knowledge and professional network provides Takara with top notch exploration leadership as it grows its uranium business development and exploration efforts in Saskatchewan's Athabasca Basin. I would like to acknowledge Rod's outstanding efforts and contributions to Takara, his wise counsel and friendship will be missed by all of us."
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