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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549




FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):           January 16, 2013

URANIUM RESOURCES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware

 

001-33404

 

75-2212772

(State or other

jurisdiction of

incorporation)

(Commission File

Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

405 State Highway 121 Bypass, Building A, Suite 110

Lewisville, Texas

 

75067

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

 (972) 219-3330
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

Effective January 16, 2013, Mark K. Wheatley has been appointed as an independent director of Uranium Resources Inc. (“URI”).  Mr. Wheatley was nominated by Resource Capital Fund V L.P. (“RCF”) as provided by the terms of the Bridge Loan Agreement, dated as of December 17, 2012, among URI, each of its subsidiaries and RCF, whereby RCF has the right to designate two nominees to URI’s Board of Directors so long as RCF holds more than 25% of URI’s common stock on a partially diluted basis.  Mr. Wheatley is the second member of the Board of Directors nominated by RCF after Mr. John Pfahl.  

With Mr. Wheatley's appointment, the Company's Board of Directors now consists of five directors, including three independent directors.  Mr. Wheatley will also serve on the Company’s Audit Committee, increasing the number of members to three.  Following Mr. Wheatley’s appointment, the Company expects to regain compliance with NASDAQ rules requiring the Board of Directors to be comprised of a majority of independent directors and the Audit Committee to be comprised of at least three independent members.

Item 8.01. Other Events.

On January 16, 2013, the Company issued a press release to announce that Mark K. Wheatley was appointed as an independent director of URI effective January 16, 2013.The press release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibit No.   Description
99.1 Press Release dated January 16, 2013


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

URANIUM RESOURCES, INC.

 

Date:

January 17, 2013

 

/s/ Thomas H. Ehrlich

 

Thomas H. Ehrlich

 

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer





EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit Number

 

Description

          99.1

Press Release dated January 16, 2013