Former Lightbridge Corporation Board Member Jack D. Ladd, Sr.

Former Lightbridge Corporation Board Member Jack D. Ladd, Sr.


MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jack DeVere Ladd, Sr., age 63,
a distinguished attorney, Dean of the College of Business and Engineering of
the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, and former member of the
Lightbridge Corporation Board of Directors from 2006 to 2013, died October 16,
2013 in Dallas, Texas.

"Jack provided Lightbridge with invaluable counsel and guidance at critical
times in the Company's growth and development," said Thomas Graham, Jr.,
Lightbridge Executive Chairman. "He touched many lives and was a selfless
friend who will be deeply missed. We extend our condolences and prayers to
Connie and the rest of the Ladd family. Blessings, Jack, on your journey."

Mr. Ladd joined the Lightbridge Board of Directors in 2006, stepping down in
September 2013 to serve as a Senior Advisor.He was appointed Dean of the
College of Business and Engineering at UTPB in 2007. Previously, he was
Director of the John Ben Shepperd Leadership Institute of UTPB.

Earlier, Mr. Ladd practiced law at the firm of Stubbeman, McRae, Sealy,
Laughlin & Browder, Inc., in Midland, Texas. He was appointed to the Texas
State Securities Board in 2002 and two years later was designated its Chairman
where he served until 2010.

For nearly three decades, Mr. Ladd worked in public affairs, law, governance,
and public service. He also served on numerous civic, educational, religious
and governmental boards and committees. He was a director of two other public
corporations and one private corporation. He earned Doctor of Jurisprudence
and B.A. degrees from The University of Texas in Austin.

About Lightbridge Corporation

Lightbridge is a U.S. nuclear energy company based in McLean, Virginia with
operations in Moscow and London.The Company develops proprietary,
proliferation resistant, next generation nuclear fuel technologies for current
and future nuclear reactor systems.The Company also provides comprehensive
advisory services for established and emerging nuclear programs based on a
philosophy of transparency, non-proliferation, safety and operational
excellence.Lightbridge's breakthrough fuel technology is establishing new
global standards for safe and clean nuclear power and leading the way to a
sustainable energy future.Lightbridge consultants provide integrated
strategic advice and expertise across a range of disciplines including
regulatory affairs, nuclear reactor procurement and deployment, reactor and
fuel technology and international relations.The Company leverages those broad
and integrated capabilities by offering its services to commercial entities
and governments with a need to establish or expand nuclear industry
capabilities and infrastructure.

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