Uranium Energy Corp.: Form 8K - Filed by newsfilecorp.com

Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

October 14, 2015
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Nevada 001-33706 98-0399476
(State or other jurisdiction of (Commission File (IRS Employer Identification
incorporation) Number) No.)

1111 West Hastings Street, Suite 320  
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 2J3
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(604) 682-9775
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

Not applicable.
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Section 5 Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Effective October 14, 2015, the Board of Directors of Uranium Energy Corp. (the “Company”) accepted the resignation of Alan Lindsay as a director of the Company and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Lindsay was a co-founder of the Company and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since December 2005.

Also on October 14, 2015, following the resignation of Mr. Lindsay, the Board of Directors appointed former United States Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham as a member of the Board of Directors and as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. Secretary Abraham served as Chairman of the Company’s Advisory Board from December 2012 until his appointment to the Board of Directors on October 14, 2015.

As a result, the Company’s current directors and executive officers are as follows:

Name Position
Amir Adnani President, Chief Executive Officer and a director
Spencer Abraham Executive Chairman and a director
Ivan Obolensky Director
Vincent Della Volpe Director
David Kong Director
Ganpat Mani Director
Mark Katsumata

Secretary, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer

Scott Melbye Executive Vice President

Since 2005, Secretary Abraham has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Abraham Group LLC, an international strategic consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. President George W. Bush selected Secretary Abraham as the tenth Secretary of Energy of the United States in 2001. During his tenure at the Energy Department from 2001 through 2005, he developed policies and regulations to ensure the nation’s energy security, was responsible for the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve, oversaw domestic oil and gas development policy and nuclear energy policy and developed relationships with international governments, including members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. From 1995 to 2001, Secretary Abraham served as a U.S. Senator from Michigan.

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Secretary Abraham has served as a director of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) from 2005 to date, as a director of PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE: PBF) from 2012 to date, as a director of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) from 2014 to date, and as a director of Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE: TWO) from 2014 to date. He previously served as a director of GenOn Energy, Inc. from January to December 2012, when it was acquired by NRG Energy. Secretary Abraham was previously non-executive Chairman of the board of AREVA Inc., the North American subsidiary of AREVA.

Secretary Abraham serves on the Leadership Council of the prominent Washington D.C. education and policy group, Nuclear Matters, an organization formed to help broaden America’s understanding of the benefits of nuclear power. Secretary Abraham is an alumnus of Michigan State University and Harvard Law School.

Section 8 Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events

On October 15, 2015, the Company issued a news release regarding the resignation of Mr. Lindsay from the Company’s Board of Directors and the appointment of Secretary Abraham to the Company’s Board of Directors.

A copy of the news release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(a) Financial Statements of Business Acquired

Not applicable.

(b) Pro forma Financial Information

Not applicable.

(c) Shell Company Transaction

Not applicable.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit Description
99.1  News Release dated October 15, 2015.

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

DATE: October 19, 2015 By: /s/ Mark Katsumata
    Mark Katsumata, Secretary, Treasurer
    and Chief Financial Officer

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