OUR TEAM

Dr. Henry Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman

Dr. Rex Crick, Chief Operating Officer

Mark J. Hayes, Vice President / Technical Services & Chief Science Officer

Charles B. Oborn, Chief Engineer

DIRECTORS


Directors


Directors

Management Directors    

James W. Alexander
Independent Director

Director
Age: 74
Director Since: 2009
James W. Alexander joined our board in March 2009. From January 1993 to the present, Mr. Alexander has been the General Manager of Alexander Energy, a Nevada general partnership. Alexander Energy engages in the purchase and management of oil and gas resources, including exploration and production. Mr. Alexander received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma. Mr. Alexander’s expertise in the oil and gas industry, which is an area in which the Company would like to establish a foothold, led us to believe that he should serve as a director.

Ken Calligar
Director

Director
Age: 56
Director Since: 2012
Mr. Calligar founded Convertible Capital, a division of Trump Securities, in July 2008, a New York based investment banking firm, specializing in highly tailored capital raising and advisory work, and remains its Managing Partner. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Calligar was a managing director with Jefferies & Co. where he ran the equity-linked Capital Markets Group. In addition he has held managing positions in convertible securities groups at H&Q, Chase, PaineWebber, and UBS. Mr. Calligar was selected for our Board of Directors due to his experience raising capital in both equity and debt markets.

Bernard Brogan
Director

Director
Director Since: 2012
Mr. Brogan has been self-employed as a consultant since April 2000 and operates out of Dublin, Ireland where he resides. His consulting experience includes a variety of turn around and real estate projects. Mr. Brogan spent a majority of his career with Microsoft where he was employed from 1988 to 2000. He held a variety of engineering management and strategic leadership roles throughout Europe. Mr. Brogan was selected for our Board of Directors for his international marketing experience and his business relationships.

Dr. Henry Sullivan
Independent Director

Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Age: 74
Director Since: 2012
Dr. Henry Sullivan began working for North American Technologies Group, Inc. (OTCBB: NATK), the parent company of TieTek LLC, in 1996, and served in a variety of roles before his departure in July 2007. He was President and Chairman from January 1999 until February 2004. Dr. Sullivan was the principal architect of a composite railroad crosstie made from recycled composite materials, which was sold under the TieTek brand.

Prior to joining NATK/TieTek, Dr. Sullivan was employed by Huntsman Chemical Corporation and Shell Oil Company, where he spent twenty-six years in various senior management and technical roles.

Dr. Sullivan combines extensive experience as a senior executive for multinational, multi-billion dollar corporations, with a proven track record in the start-up, acquisition and development of manufacturing and marketing companies, many of them early-stage technology companies.

In 1965, Dr. Sullivan joined Shell Oil Company, designing refineries and petrochemical plants at Shell’s New York headquarters office. He was later given a number of field positions with various Shell plants, and in 1978, became the Business Center Manager for Hydrocarbon Utilization for all six major refinery complexes in the United States, where he was responsible for directing all hydrocarbon movement and processing in and out of the refineries, a multi-billion dollar operation. In 1982 he became responsible for all of Shell’s Polymers, Plastics and Specialty Chemicals in the U.S. In this role, Dr. Sullivan was also responsible for identifying and commercializing new chemical technologies for Shell, and later ran Shell’s venture capital operation, Shell Polymers & Catalysts Enterprises, with 14 different entities.

In 1988, Dr. Sullivan joined Huntsman Petrochemical Corporation as President, and in 1989 became Vice Chairman of Huntsman Chemical Corporation, the parent company and the nation’s largest private chemical company.

Dr. Sullivan has served as Chairman and Director of a number of companies and organizations in manufacturing and polymer technology, including Huntsman Chemical and the Executive Committee of the Society of the Plastics Industry. He currently serves as a Director of Sarkeys Energy Center at the University of Oklahoma.

Dr. Sullivan earned his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Cooper Union and completed Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering from New York University in 1965.



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