Great Bear Uranium Corp.
CNQ : GTBR

Great Bear Uranium Corp.

January 25, 2008 15:11 ET

Great Bear Uranium Appoints Donald Gee to President, CEO and Dr. Lawrence Dick to Its Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 25, 2008) - Great Bear Uranium Corp. (the "Company" or "Great Bear") (CNQ:GTBR) is pleased to announce that Mr. Donald Gee, B.Sc., C.A. has joined the Company as President and CEO, and Dr. Lawrence Dick, Ph.D, P.Geo has joined the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Wan Jung, outgoing President and CEO, will remain with the Company as Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Donald Gee - B.Sc (Geology) C.A., President and CEO

Mr. Donald Gee brings to Great Bear more than 30 years experience in finance and accounting with extensive experience in business start-ups, international business, and managing public resource companies and mining company joint-ventures. As an entrepreneur, Mr. Gee was the successful founder of Gee & Company Chartered Accountants, a Vancouver based public accounting firm. More recently, Mr. Gee has served as a key executive and director for several publicly listed resource companies. Mr. Gee currently serves on the Board of Directors for Evolving Gold Corp, La Quinta Resources, Acero-Martin Exploration Inc., and Yankee Hat Minerals Ltd. Mr. Gee is a native of Vancouver, British Columbia, a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from the University of British Columbia.

Dr. Lawrence Dick - Ph.D (Economic Geology), P.Geo

Dr. Lawrence Dick is a well known and well respected exploration geologist who has thus far identified four major mineral deposits. As Exploration Manager for Chevron Resources in Chile, Lawrence led the team that discovered the giant Collahuasi district copper-molybdenum deposits and the Can Can epithermal gold deposit. Today Collahuasi is one of the largest copper producers in the world. Earlier in his career, Lawrence discovered the Golden Bear gold deposit in northern British Columbia which gave the Hunter Dickinson Group and Wheaton River Mines their early start. As Executive Vice President and Director of General Minerals Corporation, Lawrence led the exploration that discovered copper and silver prospects in Chile, Peru and Bolivia. As President, Director and lead geologist for Continuum Resources Ltd., Lawrence identified and developed the Natividad and San Jose deposits advancing them from "depleted" properties to potentially viable gold and silver mines. Lawrence received his Ph.D. in Economic Geology from Queen's University and has extensive experience in the exploration and evaluation of mineral deposits worldwide. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Timmins Gold Corp. and is President and founder of Evolving Gold Corp.

The Company also announces that, subject to regulatory approval and pursuant to the Company's stock option plan, it has granted incentive options to a Director and an Officer to acquire up to a total of 700,000 common shares of the Company. Each option permits the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at an exercise price of CAD$0.20 per share for a period of 5 years from the date of grant.

ABOUT GREAT BEAR URANIUM

Great Bear Uranium Corp. is a well financed mineral exploration company focused on the strategic acquisition, exploration, and development of uranium properties. The Company has assembled a strong portfolio of projects in some of Canada's foremost uranium producing and exploration regions - the Athabasca Basin, Thelon Basin, and Uranium City Mining District - and is well positioned to discover new sources of supply. Great Bear's shares are listed on the CNQ exchange under the symbol "GTBR".

This news release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Donald Gee, President and CEO

The CNQ has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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