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TOR Minerals International Inc (TORM.OQ)

TORM.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Hartman

48 2013 Chairman of the Board

Olaf Karasch

59 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Barbara Russell

63 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary

Mark Schomp

56 2006 Executive Vice President

Julie Ehmann

56 2009 Independent Director

Thomas Pauken

72 2001 Independent Director

Bernard Paulson

87 2014 Independent Director

Steven Paulson

54 2008 Independent Director

Chin Tan

51 2001 Independent Director

David Mossberg

Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Hartman

Mr. Douglas Macdonald Hartman is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as our Chairman of the Board since May 2014. Mr. Hartman currently serves as Chairman and President of Hartman & Associates, Inc., a venture capital firm in Austin, Texas, and has served as its President since 1999. He also serves as a director of The Software Revolution, Inc., a provider of automated legacy computer system modernization services, since 2001. He served as a Commissioner on The Texas Facilities Commission from 2009 – 2014. Mr. Hartman is the sole Trustee for The Douglas MacDonald Hartman Family Irrevocable Trust.

Olaf Karasch

Dr. Olaf Karasch is a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was appointed as our Executive Vice President, Operations, on September 4, 2002. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and elected as a director on July 1, 2006. Dr. Karasch served as Managing Director of our Company’s wholly owned Netherlands subsidiary, TOR Processing and Trade, B.V. (“TP&T”), since joining our Company on May 16, 2001. In January 1996, Dr. Karasch was managing director for Flohme Chrome Plating and Plasma Coating. In 1997, he joined the Royal Begemann Group in the Netherlands, TP&T’s predecessor, until we purchased it in 2001. Dr. Karasch received his Ph.D. in Mineralogy at Reinisch-Westfalische University in Aachen, Germany, where he specialized in submicronization (particle size reduction below one micron).

Barbara Russell

Ms. Barbara J. Russell is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary of the Company. She was appointed Chief Financial Officer on February 12, 2010 and Secretary and Treasurer on May 23, 2008. Ms. Russell had served as the Company’s Controller since 1999 and as the Acting Chief Financial Officer since May of 2008. Prior to joining the Company in 1997, she was Chief Executive Officer of the South Texas Lighthouse for the Blind.

Mark Schomp

Mr. Mark J. Schomp is Executive Vice President of the Company. He was appointed Executive Vice President by the Board on July 1, 2006. Mr. Schomp had served as Vice President, Sales and Marketing since September 4, 2002. Mr. Schomp is a Chemical Engineer who spent 15 years in sales and sales management with Alusuisse-Lonza, a large European manufacturer of aluminum, specialty aluminas, and other products. He has wide experience in selling pigments and fillers for plastics and coatings applications. Mr. Schomp joined the Company’s sales department in 2001.

Julie Ehmann

Ms. Julie Ann Ehmann, CPA, is an Independent Director of the Company. She served as a director of our Company since 2009. Ms. Ehmann has been an accountant with Buckley and Associates since 1991 and was elected President of Buckley and Associates, PC in 2008. Ms. Ehmann has served as a director of Driscoll Children’s Hospital Development Foundation and the Texas A&M University Corpus Christi Foundation since 2008, where she also served as president, vice president and treasurer. In addition, she has served in the following roles as: (1) director of the Art Museum of South Texas since 2007, where she also served as chairman, past chairman and treasurer; (2) treasurer of the Texas State Aquarium since 2011; (3) treasurer and secretary of the Corpus Christi Yacht Club; and (4) as a member of the Business Advisory Board of American Bank since 2009.

Thomas Pauken

Mr. Thomas W. Pauken, Esquire, is a Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director of our Company since 1999. Mr. Pauken has been President of TWP, Inc., an investment company in Dallas, Texas, since 1991, and as Commissioner of the Texas Workforce Commission from 2008 to 2013. Mr. Pauken is also a director of Future Matrix, a privately held company.

Bernard Paulson

Mr. Bernard A. Paulson is an Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director of our Company since 1992 and served as Chairman from 2000 to 2014. Mr. Paulson has served as chairman of Contech Control Services since 2014. Mr. Paulson has served as a director of the Del Mar College Foundation since 1992, Driscoll Children’s Hospital Development Foundation and the Art Museum of South Texas since 1994. Mr. Paulson is the father of Steven E. Paulson.

Steven Paulson

Mr. Steven E. Paulson is an Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director of our Company since 2008. Mr. Paulson has severed as the president and Chief Executive Officer of Contech Control Services since 2014. Mr. Paulson served as President and a director of TAG from 1996 until its sale to Emerson Electric in December 2007; following the sale, he continued to serve as a consultant there through 2012. Mr. Paulson is the son of Bernard A. Paulson.

Chin Tan

Dr. Tan Chin-Yong, Ph.D. is an Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director of our Company, as well as our subsidiary company in Malaysia, TOR Minerals Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., since 2001. Dr. Tan has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Kaizen Holdings Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysia since 2008.

David Mossberg

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