Athabasca Uranium Inc. (TSXV:UAX) announced Paula Rogers is the newest member of the Board of Directors and will serve as chair of the company’s audit committee.
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Ms. Rogers is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years of experience at Canadian-based international public companies in the areas of treasury, mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, and tax. She is currently Director and Audit Committee Chair for TSX-listed Timmins Gold Corp. and Chief Financial Officer at Castle Peak Mining. As the former Vice-President, Treasurer of NYSE-listed Goldcorp Inc. and Corporate Treasurer of Wheaton River Minerals Ltd. until its 2005 merger with Goldcorp, she was instrumental in financing the growth of both companies during her six-year tenure, successfully raising over $4 billion in bank credit facilities, convertible notes and project financing for the companies. Prior to Wheaton River and Goldcorp, Ms. Rogers spent nine years in senior finance roles at Finning International Inc., including as Assistant Treasurer, Corporate Reporting Manager and Tax Manager.