Lukas H. Lundin Executive Chairman
Mr. Lundin was educated at the École Internationale de Genève in Switzerland. In 1981, Mr. Lundin graduated from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Mr. Lundin headed International Petroleum Corporation's international operations and was based in the Company's technical office in Dubai, U.A.E. for over 12 years. From 1990 to June 1995, Mr. Lundin was President of International Musto Exploration Limited and was responsible for Musto's acquisition of the Bajo de la Alumbrera deposit. His uninhibited pursuit of highly prospective properties around the world has resulted in numerous resource discoveries, including the multi-million ounce Veladero gold discovery. Mr. Lundin has also led several companies through highly profitable business acquisitions and mergers such as Lundin Mining's $3.3 billion merger with EuroZinc Mining, the $2 billion sale of Tanganyika Oil Company Ltd. and most recently the $9.2 billion sale of Red Back Mining Inc. He currently sits on the Board of a number of publicly traded companies. Mr. Lundin is Executive Chairman of Denison Mines Corp., a position he has held since 1998 other than Mr. Hochstein's term as Executive Chairman for a period in 2015, and currently sits on the Board of a number of publicly traded companies.
Catherine J.G. Stefan (3, 8) Lead Director
Ms. Stefan, Lead Director of the Denison Board, served as a director of Denison Mines Inc. prior to the merger with International Uranium Corporation and was appointed a director of the Company on December 1, 2006. Ms. Stefan is currently President of Stefan & Associates, a consulting firm. Ms. Stefan served as Chief Operating Officer of O&Y Properties Inc. from 1996 to 1998. From 1999 until 2008, Ms. Stefan was Managing Partner of Tivona Capital Corporation, a private investment firm. Ms. Stefan obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto in 1973. Ms. Stefan is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, with over 30 years of business experience, primarily in senior management of public companies in the real estate sector.
Hyung Mun Bae
Mr. Hyung Mun Bae joined the Board of Denison on February 11, 2016. Based in Korea, Mr. Bae is currently General Manager of the Overseas Resources Project Department at KEPCO, the state-owned electric utility in South Korea founded in 1898 and a two-time winner of the Edison Award (1997 and 2006). His role at KEPCO includes managing overseas resource investment projects, including mining companies. From 2001 to 2013, Mr. Bae was the General Manager of the Treasury Department at KEPCO, for which he was recognized for excellence by KEPCO with the Man of the Year award in 2013. He has a Master of Science in Technology Management from the State University of New York and an MBA from Sejong University in Seoul, Korea.
W. Robert Dengler (5, 9)
Mr. Dengler served as a director of Denison Mines Inc. prior to the merger with International Uranium Corporation and was appointed a director of the Company on December 1, 2006. Mr. Dengler is currently engaged as a Corporate Director. In 2006, Mr. Dengler retired from his position as Non-Executive Vice-Chairman of Dynatec Corporation. Until January 2005, Mr. Dengler served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dynatec Corporation, a position which he held for 25 years. Before founding Dynatec, Mr. Dengler was a partner and Vice President & General Manager of J.S. Redpath Limited. Mr. Dengler has more than 40 years of management experience. Mr. Dengler obtained his B.Sc. from Queen's University in 1964.
Brian D. Edgar (6, 7)
Mr. Edgar has served as a director of the Company since March 22, 2005. Mr. Edgar is currently the Chairman of SilverBull Resources Inc., a mineral exploration company listed on the TSX and the OTCMKTS. He also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dome Ventures Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SilverBull. Prior to joining SilverBull in 2012, Mr. Edgar worked as a director at Rand Edgar Capital Corp. (now Rand Edgar Investment Corp.), a private investment company established in 1992 by Messrs. Rand and Edgar. Mr. Edgar is a lawyer who practiced corporate and securities law for 16 years.
Ron F. Hochstein (2)
Mr. Hochstein is currently a director of the Company, after having served as its Executive Chairman as well as President and Chief Executive Officer since 2009. Previously he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to the merger between International Uranium Corporation and Denison Mines Inc., Mr. Hochstein served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from April 2000. Mr. Hochstein has served as a director of the Company since April 2000. Mr. Hochstein joined the Company in October 1999 as Vice President, Corporate Development and later served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hochstein was a Project Manager with Simons Mining Group and was with Noranda Minerals as a metallurgical engineer. Mr. Hochstein is a Professional Engineer and holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia and a B.Sc. from the University of Alberta.
William A. Rand (4, 6)
William Rand is the President and a Director of Rand Edgar Investment Corp., a private investment company which invests in early stage venture capital companies. Mr. Rand practiced corporate/securities law for nearly 25 years before retiring from the practice of law in 1992 to establish Rand Edgar Capital Corp. (succeeded by Rand Edgar Investment Corp.). Mr. Rand received a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honours Economics) from McGill University, a law degree from Dalhousie University and a Master of Laws degree in international law from the London School of Economics and a Doctor of Laws honoris causa from Dalhousie University. Mr.Rand is also a director of Lundin Mining Corporation, Lundin Petroleum AB, New West Energy Services Inc. and NGEx Resources Inc.
(1) The term of office of each of the directors of Denison will expire at the next Annual Meeting of the Shareholders.
(2) Member, Environment, Health and Safety Committee
(3) Member, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
(4) Member, Compensation Committee
(5) Chair, Compensation Committee
(6) Member, Audit Committee
(7) Chair, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
(8) Chair, Audit Committee
(9) Chair, Environment Health and Safety Committee