Chairman of the BoardMr. Fehsenfeld has served as a Director on our Board since 1999 and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (“Calumet Partners”) since 2006. He has served as the Vice Chairman of the Board of the predecessor to Calumet Partners since 1990, has worked for the Heritage Group in various capacities since 1977 and has served as its Managing Trustee since 1980. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University and his M.S. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School.
The Board has concluded that Mr. Fehsenfeld should be a Director and Chairman of the Company’s Board because of his significant executive experience referred to above, as well as the fact that his significant stock ownership in the Company aligns his interests with those of other shareholders. Mr. Fehsenfeld’s engineering and management training and senior leadership roles in other companies also benefit the Company