Domestic nuclear energy company enCore Energy Corp. has appointed Robert Willette to chief legal officer, the company announced Feb. 1.

Willette recently served as ProFrac Holding Co.’s chief legal officer, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary. He has more than 20 years of experience managing corporate legal functions for public and private entities across the industrial, manufacturing, transportation, oil and gas and renewables sectors.

As part of his appointment package, enCore granted Willette 125,000 common shares in the company’s capital at CA$6.25 per share for a five-year period. Vesting of the shares will occur in six month increments occur over 24 months

"On behalf of the board of directors, it is a great pleasure to welcome Mr. Willette to the enCore Energy team,” Executive Chairman William M. Sheriff said in the press release. “Mr. Willette's background and expertise in mergers and acquisitions is an excellent fit for enCore and his proven success delivering value through growth and commercial transactions will serve enCore and our shareholders well."