SASKATOON, SASKATCHAWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 07/02/13 -- Star Uranium Corp. (TSX VENTURE: SUV) ("Star" or the "Corporation") is very pleased to announce today that Mr. Jim Engdahl has been appointed to the position of President and CEO of the Corporation, effective immediately, subject to regulatory approval.
Mr. Engdahl joined the Board of Directors of Star in March of 2013. Prior to his board appointment, Mr. Engdahl was actively involved in the exploration of the Hoidas Lake project while he was the President and a Director with Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. Since his appointment as a Director to Star, Mr. Engdahl has also been evaluating opportunities for Star's existing exploration projects.
Mr. Engdahl has extensive leadership experience in mining and exploration companies, including the rare earth, diamond and gold sectors over the past 25 years. His experience includes raising more than $250 million for project exploration and corporate growth. Further, Mr. Engdahl developed a worldwide base of contacts through his experience in banking, venture capital and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Kyle Kozuska, CEO of the Corporation said, "Star is exceptionally pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Engdahl as President and CEO. Mr. Engdahl possesses significant exploration industry expertise with critical knowledge of the Hoidas Lake Rare Earth Project and an understanding of Star's current slate of exploration assets. Under Mr. Engdahl's guidance, Star will continue to look for further opportunities in the rare earth as well as other strategic metal sectors. Mr. Engdahl's team has the experience and understanding in order to develop fully integrated operations in these sectors.
About Star Uranium Corp.
Star Uranium is a Canadian based entity focused on the strategic acquisition and development of resource properties on a worldwide basis.
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