May 20, 2024
NANO Nuclear’s Executive Advisory Board Member General (ret) Wesley K. Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Congratulates Company on Becoming the First Portable Microreactor Company to Publicly List in the U.S.

NANO Nuclear Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: NNE) (“NANO Nuclear”), an emerging vertically integrated nuclear energy and technology company, led by a world-class nuclear engineering team developing proprietary, portable, and clean energy solutions, today received congratulations from its Executive Advisory Board Member, General Wesley K. Clark (Retired) on NANO Nuclear’s recent initial public offering.

With its public listing on May 8, 2024, NANO Nuclear became the first portable nuclear microreactor company to be listed in the U.S.  General Clark is one of several distinguished members of NANO Nuclear’s Executive Advisory Board, which includes accomplished military, scientific and governmental experts.

“I congratulate NANO Nuclear and everyone involved in this achievement.  The U.S. Department of Defense needs deployable power, and NANO Nuclear can meet this need in a safe, clean and sustainable manner,” said General Clark, who serves as Chairman of NANO Nuclear’s Executive Advisory Board for Military and Defense. “We know nuclear power can be safe – the U.S. Navy has proved this for seven decades. Now NANO Nuclear’s highly qualified researchers and engineers are designing microreactor solutions that promise versatile, reliable and safe power solutions for land forces and ship-borne mobile power units.”

Figure 1 – General (ret) Wesley K. Clark, Chairman of the Executive Advisory Board for Military and Defense of NANO Nuclear Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: NNE), the First Portable Nuclear Microreactor Publicly Listed in the USA.

General Clark was awarded the Bronze Star and Silver Star due to his performance under enemy fire during the Vietnam war and was given a Purple Heart for his injuries. He served as a commanding general of the U.S. Army’s National Training Center during the Persian Gulf War. From 1994 to 1996, he acted as director of strategic plans and policy for the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon. General Clark then took the role of the lead military negotiator for the Bosnian Peace Accords in 1995 before serving as the Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, from July 1997 to May 2000.

In 2000, General Clark received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Bill Clinton for his service to the nation. Subsequently, he has worked with over 100 private and public companies on energy, security, and financial services and serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wesley K. Clark and Associates, a consulting firm located in Little Rock, Arkansas. 

“It is an incredible honor to count General Clark as a part of the NANO Nuclear team and we are thankful to him for all of the knowledge and support he has provided our management,” said Jay Jiang Yu, Executive Chairman & President of NANO Nuclear. “The recent changes in United States’ nuclear policy have brought dynamism to this industry, and we are confident General Clark will add value to the current domestic resurgence in the nuclear industry, particularly with potential military or similar applications for our technology.”

“It’s a pleasure to receive Gen. Clark’s congratulations on our achievements to date. More importantly, we believe his role on our Executive Advisory Board will provide significant credibility and assistance we navigate in this rapidly evolving marketplace,” said James Walker, Chief Executive Officer and Head of Nuclear Reactor Development of NANO Nuclear. “His experience on the international stage and finely honed understanding of United States military and defense processes and needs will be a great resource in our efforts to properly position NANO Nuclear for these applications.”

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