Fission Energy Corp.

Fission Energy Corp.

September 27, 2011 11:43 ET

Ross McElroy Appointed to Fission's Board of Directors

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 27, 2011) - FISSION ENERGY CORP. ("Fission" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:FIS)(OTCQX:FSSIF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ross McElroy to the Board of Directors.

Mr. McElroy, Fission's President and COO, is a professional geologist with over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. He has experience with working and managing many types of mineral projects from grass roots exploration to feasibility and production.Mr. McElroy has held previous positions with both major and junior mining companies, which include BHP Billiton, Cogema Canada (now AREVA), and Cameco. He was a member of the early stage discovery team of the MacArthur River uranium deposit. Mr. McElroy received a Bachelor's Degree in Science, with a Specialization in Geology from the University of Alberta in 1987. Mr. McElroy is a registered professional geologist in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Nunavut/Northwest Territories.

Mr. Randhawa, Fission's Chairman and CEO commented, "This appointment recognizes the expertise and commitment Mr. McElroy brings to Fission. Fission's accomplishments, especially the J Zone discovery in the Athabasca Basin, are largely due to Ross and the outstanding technical team he has put together."

Fission's Board of Director's is now composed of Dev Randhawa, Ross McElroy, Jody Dahrouge, Frank Estergaard and George Sanders.

FISSION ENERGY CORP. is a Canadian based resource company specializing in the strategic acquisition, exploration and development of uranium properties and is headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia. FISSION ENERGY CORP. Common Shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "FIS" and on the OTCQX Exchange under the symbol "FSSIF".


Dev Randhawa, Chairman & CEO

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