Corporate Governance - Board of Directors

Corporate Governance - Board of Directors

The full biographical information for each director, including their age, is provided in the company’s proxy statement. Please see SEC filings page.
  • Mark T. Behrman
    Mark T. Behrman
    Director

    Mr. Behrman was appointed as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member to its Board of Directors in December 2018. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, he served as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since June 20

    Director
  • Jonathan S. Bobb
    Jonathan S. Bobb
    Director

    Mr. Bobb is a Director on the investment team at Eldridge Industries. In this role, he is responsible for originating, executing and overseeing investments in operating companies and assets across a range of industries. Mr. Bobb previously served in a similar capacity at Guggenheim Part

    Director
  • Barry H. Golsen
    Barry H. Golsen
    Director

    Mr. Golsen is President of GOL Capital LLC. He served as the Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Company from 1993 until 2015. Previously he served as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2015 until September 2015 and as the Company’s President and Chief Operat

    Director
  • Jack E. Golsen
    Jack E. Golsen
    Chairman Emeritus

    Mr. Golsen is our Chairman Emeritus and the founder of the Company. He served as the Executive Chairman of the Company’s Board from January 2015 until January 2018 and as the Company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from 1969 until 2014, as well as the Company’s Presi

    Chairman Emeritus
  • Kanna Kitamura
    Kanna Kitamura
    Director

    Ms. Kitamura is a Senior Director and Chief Talent Officer at Eldridge Industries. Prior to joining Eldridge, Ms. Kitamura was a Vice President and Head of Legal Operations for Guggenheim Investments. She was a member of Guggenheim Partners’ Women’s Innovation and Inclusion Network, Sec

    Director
  • Steven L. Packebush
    Steven L. Packebush
    Director

    Steven L. Packebush, age 55, is a new nominee director. If elected, his term will expire in 2023. Mr. Packebush is a founder and principal in Elevar Resources, LLC, a company providing advisory and consulting services and capital solutions for companies in the agriculture and energy mar

    Director
  • Diana M. Peninger
    Diana M. Peninger
    Director

    Ms. Peninger founded and serves as CEO of Geneva Lake Partners LLC since 2017. Geneva Lake Partners is an advisory firm that works with middle market private industrial companies to help them develop individual strategic plans, assess acquisitions, improve profitability and identify inv

    Director
  • Richard W. Roedel
    Richard W. Roedel
    Chairman, Director

    Mr. Roedel has served as a director of IHS Markit, Inc. (NYSE: IHS) since 2004, Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX) since 2010 and Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ: LUNA) since 2005. Mr. Roedel serves as a member of the audit committee of Six Flags Entertainment Corpora

    Chairman, Director
  • Richard S. Sanders Jr.
    Richard S. Sanders Jr.
    Director

    Mr. Sanders served as our Interim Executive Vice President, Chemical Manufacturing since September 2015 until August 2016. Mr. Sanders has been a nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing consultant from January 2011 through Circle S. Consulting LLC, of which he is the sole owner. Previously, M

    Director
  • Lynn F. White
    Lynn F. White
    Director

    Mr. White founded and has served as the Managing Director of Twemlow Group LLC since 2013, and previously from 2008 until 2009. Twemlow Group LLC is a consulting firm that provides strategic, organizational and product development counsel to agriculturally related businesses. Mr. White

    Director