D. Hunt Ramsbottom - Mr. Ramsbottom was appointed Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors of our general partner in July 2011.
He has over a quarter-century of experience acquiring and growing both publicly traded and privately held companies and is CEO, President and Director of Rentech.
Since joining Rentech in September 2005, Mr. Ramsbottom has leveraged his extensive business and management experience to focus on commercializing Rentech's patented clean-fuel technologies.
Over the course of his
career, Mr. Ramsbottom
acquired nearly 70 small to medium sized-companies with strong market potential, growing them into larger, more profitable ventures and strategically taking select private companies into the public realm.
He joined Rentech from Circle Funding Group LLC, a buyout firm where, as Principal and Managing Director, he spent two years acquiring a range of companies in the distribution and manufacturing sectors.
From 1998 to 2005, he was CEO and Chairman of the automotive repair venture M2 Automotive.
Prior to that, he
led Thompson PBE for seven years, taking the company public in 1995 and growing it into the largest supplier of paints and related supplies.
He also previously served as President and CEO of Kellow Brown, a printer, packager and distributor for major computer hardware and software clients.
Mr. Ramsbottom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Plymouth State College.