BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Steven E. Paulson

Director

Mr. Paulson has served as a Director of the Company since the Closing Date. Mr. Paulson has been a director of TOR Minerals International Inc. (NASDAQ:TORM), (“TOR Minerals”) since 2008. TOR Minerals is a global producer of high performance, specialty mineral products focused on product innovation and technical support. Mr. Paulson has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Contech Control Services, an electrical and automation engineering/design services and construction firm since December 2014. Previously, Mr. Paulson served as President and Director of The Automation Group, or TAG, a national engineering firm focused in process automation, from 1996 until its sale to Emerson Electric in December 2007. Following the sale, he continued to serve as a consultant to Emerson and TAG until November 2012. Mr. Paulson received his Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University.