D. Hunt Ramsbottom,
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director, Age 56—
Mr. Ramsbottom was appointed President and as a director of Rentech in September 2005, and he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Rentech in December 2005.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Ramsbottom had been serving as a consultant to Rentech since August 2005 under the terms of a Management Consulting Agreement that Rentech entered into with Management Resource Center, Inc.
has over 25 years of experience building and managing growth companies.
Prior to accepting his position at Rentech, Mr. Ramsbottom held various key management positions including: from 2004 to 2005, as Principal and Managing
Director of Circle Funding Group, LLC
, a buyout firm; from 1997 to 2004, as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of M2 Automotive, Inc.
, an automotive repair venture; and from 1989 to 1997, as Chief Executive Officer of Thompson PBE
, a supplier of paints and related supplies, which was acquired by FinishMaster, Inc.
On April 17, 2005, M2 Automotive, Inc.
completed an assignment for the benefit of its creditors pursuant to a state law insolvency proceeding.
Mr. Ramsbottom holds a B.S. degree from Plymouth State University.
has determined that Mr. Ramsbottom
brings to the Board knowledge of our business and his
historical understanding of our operations gained through his
service as our President and Chief Executive Officer and experience with companies as their
In July 2011, Mr. Ramsbottom was appointed Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors of Rentech Nitrogen GP, LLC, the general partner of Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. (NYSE: RNF).
Information concerning the business experience of Mr. Ramsbottom, who serves as our President and Chief Executive Officer, is provided above.
The undersigned shareholder(s) of Rentech, Inc.
, a Colorado corporation, hereby acknowledge(s) receipt of the Proxy Statement dated May 16, 2014, and hereby appoint(s) Colin M. Morris, D. Hunt Ramsbottom
, and Dan J. Cohrs, and each of them, proxy and attorney-in-fact, with full of substitution, on behalf and in the name of the undersigned at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Rentech, Inc.
, to be held at the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel, 6101 W. Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, California on July 1, 2014 at 8:30 am PDT and at any adjournment or postponements thereof, and to vote all shares of Common Stock which the undersigned would be entitled to vote if then and there personally present, on all matters set forth on the reverse side.