LIBERTY STAR URANIUM Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 7, 2018 Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp. announced its Board of Directors has named current Board Member Brett Gross to succeed Jim Briscoe as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Pete O’Heeron to succeed Jim Briscoe as Chairman of the Board, both effective immediately. Mr. Gross is a seasoned mining executive who joined the Liberty Star Board in 2014. Mr. O’Heeron is an experienced and gifted corporate executive with a long history of success creating and growing business enterprises.
Mr. Gross is a registered professional mining engineer and attorney (BS,Ohio State University; MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; PE, Colorado and Alabama, and JD, University of Denver). He has successfully led teams of highly talented professionals at a variety of mining, engineering and construction companies throughout his career. In the last fifteen years of his career he has worked in an executive role as senior counsel for multiple major mining, engineering and construction companies. He has built a stellar reputation in the mining community as an astute executive and creator of partnership opportunities which add to shareholder value.
Mr. O’Heeron joined the Board in September 2012. He leads an operational investment group which identifies early stage opportunities with strong intellectual property positions. He integrates resources from strategic disciplines necessary to commercialize unique technologies and business opportunities. Mr. O’Heeron graduated from Texas State University with a BS in Healthcare Administration. He also holds an MS from the University of Houston Clear Lake and post-graduate accreditation from the University of Chicago in Mergers and Acquisitions. This restructuring presents a highly complementary team leveraging a broad spectrum of skills to move Liberty Star forward in the near and long term.
Mr. Briscoe will remain involved with Liberty Star as the Chief Geologist and Scientific Advisor and he will focus on supporting Mr. Gross in the development of Hay Mountain and addition of other mineral prospects to its portfolio. Mr. Briscoe founded Liberty Star in 2004 with the Alaskan Big Chunk Project and further developed additional opportunities in Northern Arizona and the active Southern Arizona Tombstone mining region.
Also, Keith Brill has resigned as a member of the Board of Directors effective December 3, 2018. He joined the Liberty Star Board in December 2009. Mr. Brill resigned for personal reasons and has no disagreement with the Company. The Board thanks him for his service for the past years.
Commented Liberty Star CEO Brett Gross: “On behalf of the Board and the company, I would like to thank Mr. Brill for the contributions that he has made during his tenure on the Board and wish him continued success in the future.”
No family relationships exist between any of our directors or executive officers.
Certain Related Transactions and Relationships
We have not been party to any transaction with Mr. Brett Gross since the beginning of our last fiscal year, or any currently proposed transaction with Mr. Gross in which we were or will be a participant and where the amount involved exceeds $120,000, and in which Mr. Gross had or will have a direct or indirect material interest.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The exhibits listed in the following Exhibit Index are furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K.
LIBERTY STAR URANIUM & METALS CORP. Exhibit
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About LIBERTY STAR URANIUM & METALS CORP. (OTCMKTS:LBSR)
Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp. is an exploration-stage company engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties in the States of Arizona and Alaska. The Company’s subsidiary, Big Chunk Corp., is engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties business in the State of Alaska. The Company’s subsidiary, Hay Mountain Super Project LLC (HMSP), serves as the primary holding company for development of the potential ore bodies encompassed in the Hay Mountain area of interest in Arizona. The Company has not generated any revenues. The Company’s projects include North Pipes Super Project (North Pipes and NPSP), Big Chunk Super Project (Big Chunk), Tombstone Super Project (Tombstone) and East Silver Bell Porphyry Copper Project (East Silver Bell). The NPSP is located in Northern Arizona on the Arizona Strip. The Tombstone is located in Cochise County, Arizona. East Silver Bell Porphyry Copper Project is located northwest of Tucson, Arizona.