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 Behrman
Director
Mark 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 2015 and as its Senior Vice President of Corporate Development beginning in March 2014. In addition to his experience at the Company, he has over 30 years of financial and investment banking experience, with his in... 
Jonathan S. Bobb
Director
Jonathan S. Bobb
Director


Mr. Bobb is a Director at Eldridge Industries, an affiliate of Security Benefit. In this role, he is responsible for originating and executing both control and minority investments in operating companies and assets in a range of industries. Mr. Bobb previously served in the same capacity at Guggenheim Partners. Prior to joining Guggenheim, Mr. Bobb was a senior member of the investment banking division at Goldman Sachs & Co. from 2007 to 2013. His previous business experience includes investment... 
Barry H. Golsen
Director
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 Operating Officer from 2004 to 2014.

Mr. Golsen joined LSB Industries in 1978 as a product manager at International Environmental Corporation (IEC). He became Executive Vice President of IEC in 1979 and IEC... 

Jack E. Golsen
Director
Jack E. Golsen
Director


Mr. Golsen is the founder of the Company and has served as the Executive Chairman of the Company’s Board since January 1, 2015. He formerly served as the Company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from 1969 until 2014, as well as the Company’s President from 1969 until 2004. In 1996, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Commerce and Industry Hall of Honor as one of Oklahoma’s leading industrialists. Mr. Golsen is a Trustee of Oklahoma City University and has served on its Financ... 

Kanna Kitamura
Director
Kanna Kitamura
Director


Ms. Kitamura is a Senior Director and Head of Human Resources at Eldridge Industries. Born in Tokyo, Japan, Ms. Kitamura was raised in New York, attended high school at Aiglon College (a British international boarding school located in Switzerland), received a BS from Georgetown University, and a JD from Brooklyn Law School. Prior to joining Eldridge, Ms. Kitamura worked at Guggenheim Partners, where she was Head of Legal Operations for Guggenheim Investments; a member of Guggenheim Partners’ ... 
Richard W. Roedel
Chairman, Director
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 Corporation and Luna Innovations Incorporated, and as the Chairman of IHS Markit, Inc.’s Risk Committee. Mr. Roedel also serves as the Non-executive Chairman of the Board of Luna Innovations Incorporated. As a directo... 

Richard Sanders, Jr.
Director
Richard 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, Mr. Sanders served as Vice President of Manufacturing of Terra Industries Inc. from 2003 until the acquisition of Terra Industries by CF Industries Holdings, Inc. in April 2010. On completion of the transaction,... 

Lynn F. White
Director
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 is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow, demonstrating his commitment to the highest standards of boardroom excellence. The NACD Fellowship is a comprehensive and conti...