UrtheCast updates board of directors

UrtheCast Corp. (TSX: UR) said it has named Tye Burt as chair of the board.

Burt, a current director of UrtheCast, brings over 26 years of corporate and financial leadership experience to the helm of the UrtheCast board and steps into the position following Ian Delaney, who has left the board to pursue other opportunities.

Currently, Burt is the chair of The Better Planet Project, the University of Guelph´s USD200-million life sciences research funding campaign. Burt also brings extensive experience in Russia, having led Kinross´ profitable USD3bn investment into Russian operations.

UrtheCast also named a new board member, Greg Nordal, president and CEO of Nelson Education Ltd.

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