François Ruel was the founding President and CEO of Central Uranium Corporation from May 2007 until its acquisition by Abitex in September 2008 at which time he became a Director and Co-Chairman of the Corporation. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice-President of Equity Capital Markets for Desjardins Securities from March 2002 to May 2007. Mr. Ruel has a B.Sc. in Economics and over twenty years' experience in the financial industry. He is now the President and CEO of Tundra Finance Inc.