Thorium Power
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Thorium Power

February 01, 2007 09:00 ET

Thorium Power Appoints Erik Hallstrom as Chief Operating Officer

MCLEAN, VA--(CCNMatthews - February 01, 2007) - Thorium Power Ltd. (OTCBB: THPW), the leading developer of low waste, non-proliferative nuclear fuel technology for existing and future reactors, today announced the appointment of Erik Hallstrom as Chief Operating Officer.

Thorium Power CEO Seth Grae stated, "We are honored and pleased to have an individual of Erik's caliber join us at Thorium Power. Erik has a record of success and accomplishment stretching from his service in the Swedish army and subsequent assignment as a diplomat in Eastern Europe, to more than a decade of building and transforming international, cutting edge high-tech businesses." Grae added, "Erik has demonstrated that he can help lift fast-growing companies to new heights of achievement and successfully commercialize new technology. As Thorium Power's unique technology of non-proliferative low waste nuclear fuel designs attracts new attention from traditional and non-traditional customers, Erik's experience and instincts will serve us well."

Mr. Hallstrom is a native of Sweden. He served as a lieutenant in that nation's military, and as a diplomat at the Swedish Embassy in Moscow with a focus on energy, manufacturing and environmental issues. Mr. Hallstrom then worked with the Boston Consulting Group in Europe and North America, where he managed initiatives to create new high tech businesses and advised numerous multinational companies on their strategic direction. Most recently, Mr. Hallstrom has served as Senior Vice President of WorldSpace Satellite Radio, an early provider of satellite-based radio to markets in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He holds a Master's degree in Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, a Master's degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics and an MBA with distinction from INSEAD in France.

About Thorium Power Ltd:

Thorium Power Ltd. is involved in the nuclear power sector. Its focus is on technologies and services that will benefit from, and help lead to, expanded use of nuclear power generation. The company has assembled an International Advisory Board comprised of key national and international leaders in the fields of Nuclear Energy, Finance, Government Affairs, Non-proliferation and Diplomacy. Thorium Power Ltd. also has put together a Technical Advisory Board made up of top scientists and practitioners from the world's major nuclear companies. Thorium Power Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Thorium Power Ltd., is a leading developer of proliferation resistant nuclear fuel technologies. Thorium Power Inc. designs nuclear fuels, obtains patent protection on these fuels, and coordinates fuel development with commercial entities and governments. The company has been working in Russia with Russian nuclear engineers and scientists for over a decade.


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