Mr. Cortina was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2014. Mr.
Cortina was managing director of Possehl from 1986 until June 2014. Possehl has been
active in trading and distribution of metals, mineral products, chemicals and ferroalloys
to the iron and steel, foundry, refractory, plastics, paints, animal feed and chemicals
industries. Mr. Cortina has successfully developed export markets in Central America,
the Caribbean and South America. Mr. Cortina has over 25 years of experience in the
global supply chain business. Mr. Cortina has a Master of Business Administration from
the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.