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Aemetis Inc (AMTX.OQ)

AMTX.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eric McAfee

55 2007 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Todd Waltz

56 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary

Andrew Foster

52 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Francis Barton

70 2012 Independent Director

Lydia Beebe

65 2016 Independent Director

John Block

83 2008 Independent Director

Steven Hutcheson

64 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Eric McAfee

Mr. Eric A. McAfee is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He co-founded Aemetis, Inc. in 2005 and has served as its Chairman of the Board since February 2006. Mr. McAfee was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company in February 2007. Mr. McAfee has been an entrepreneur, merchant banker, venture capitalist and farmer/dairyman for more than 20 years. Since 1995, Mr. McAfee has been the Chairman of McAfee Capital and since 1998 has been a principal of Berg McAfee Companies, an investment company. Since 2000, Mr. McAfee has been a principal of Cagan McAfee Capital Partners through which Mr. McAfee has founded or acquired twelve energy and technology companies. In 2003, Mr. McAfee co-founded Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX), a West Coast ethanol producer and marketer. Mr. McAfee received a B.S. in Management from Fresno State University in 1986 and served as Entrepreneur in Residence of The Wharton Business School MBA Program in 2007. Mr. McAfee is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Private Equity and Venture Capital Program, and is a 1993 graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program. Mr. McAfee’s industry experience and leadership skills qualify him for the position.

Todd Waltz

Mr. Todd A. Waltz is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary of the Company. He served as the Company’s Corporate Controller. From 1994 to 2007, Mr. Waltz served in a variety of senior financial management roles with Apple, Inc. in Cupertino, CA. Prior to Apple, Mr. Waltz worked with Ernst & Young. Until November 2013, Mr. Waltz served as Chief Executive Officer and sole Board member of Vision Global Solutions, Inc. (OTC: VIGS). Mr. Waltz is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in the state of California. Mr. Waltz holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Union College, an MBA from Santa Clara University and a Master of Science degree in Taxation from San Jose State University.

Andrew Foster

Mr. Andrew B. Foster is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He joined American Ethanol in March 2006. Mr. Foster served as Vice President of Corporate Marketing for Marimba, Inc., an enterprise software company, which was acquired by BMC Software in July 2004. From July 2004 until April 2005, Mr. Foster served as Vice President of Corporate Marketing for the Marimba product line at BMC. In April 2005, Mr. Foster was appointed Director of Worldwide Public Relations for BMC and served in that capacity until December 2005. From May 2000 until March 2003, Mr. Foster served as Director of Corporate Marketing for eSilicon Corporation, a fabless semiconductor company. Mr. Foster also served as Associate Director of Political Affairs at the White House from 1989 to 1992, and Deputy Chief of Staff to Illinois Governor Jim Edgar from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Foster holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Francis Barton

Mr. Francis P. Barton is Independent Director of the Company. He served as Chief Executive Officer in the consulting firm Barton Business Consulting LLC. Prior to this, Mr. Barton served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of UTStarcom, Inc. from 2005 through 2008 and as a director from 2006 through 2008. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Barton was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Atmel Corporation. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Barton was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Broadvision Inc. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Barton was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Barton was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Amdahl Corporation. From 1974 to 1996, Mr. Barton worked at Digital Equipment Corporation, beginning his career as a financial analyst and moving his way up through various financial roles to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Digital Equipment Corporation’s Personal Computer Division. Mr. Barton holds a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Chemical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A. with a focus in finance from Northeastern University. Mr. Barton served on the board of directors of ON Semiconductor from 2008 to 2011. Mr. Barton has served on the Board of Directors of SoSo Cards since January 2013. He is also serving on the board of directors of Inventergy since January 2014, and is the Chairman of its Audit Committee, and a member of its Compensation, Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Barton served on the board of directors of Etubics, Inc from 2014 - 2016, and was chair of its Audit Committee and member of its Compensation, Governance and Nominating Committee.

Lydia Beebe

Ms. Lydia I. Beebe is the Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Beebe now has her own corporate governance consulting business, LIBB Advisors. She was Senior Counsel for Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati from 2015 until 2017. Prior to this, Ms. Beebe served as Chief Governance Officer and Corporate Secretary of one of the world’s leading energy companies, Chevron Corporation from 2007 – 2015. Ms. Beebe began her career as a staff attorney for Chevron Corporation in 1977. From 1981 – 1985, Ms. Beebe became a Washington D.C. Representative representing Chevron with the Executive Branch and the House of Representatives. Returning to California, Ms. Beebe worked her way up through the Office of Chief Tax Counsel from 1985 – 1995, becoming the Senior Managing Attorney - State and Excise Tax. In 1995, Ms. Beebe was promoted to Corporate Secretary and an Officer of the company, the first female corporate officer in Chevron’s 127-year history. Ms. Beebe remained Corporate Secretary until 2007 when she also became the Chief Governance Officer until she retired in 2015. Ms. Beebe holds a B. S. in journalism from University of Kansas, a J.D. from the University of Kansas, as well as a M.B.A. from Golden Gate University. Ms. Beebe served on the board of directors of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc (NYSE:HCC) in 2015, and currently serves on the Boards of Stanford University’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance, and University of Delaware’s Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, and Kansas City Southern. She previously served on the boards of the Council of Institutional Investors, Presidio Trust, and California Fair Employment & Housing Commission.

John Block

Mr. John R. Block is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Block served as United States Secretary of Agriculture under President Ronald Reagan. He is currently an Illinois farmer and a Senior Policy Advisor to Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Bode Matz PC, an organization that represents the food industry, a position Mr. Block has held since January 2005. From January 2002 until January 2005, he served as Executive Vice President at the Food Marketing Institute, an organization representing food retailers and wholesalers. From February 1986 until January 2002, Mr. Block served as President of Food Distributors International. Mr. Block is currently a member of the board of directors of Digital Angel Corporation and Metamorphix, Inc. Mr. Block previously served on the board of directors of each of Deere and Co., Hormel Foods Corporation and Blast Energy Services, Inc. Mr. Block received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the United States Military Academy.

Steven Hutcheson

Dr. Steven W. Hutcheson Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a Professor for the University of Maryland in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology. He also served as Founder, Chief Executive Officer from 2006 to 2008 and Chief Technical Officer of Zymetis, Inc. until its acquisition by Aemetis on July 1, 2011. Dr. Hutcheson received his B.A. in Biology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and his Ph.D. in Plant Physiology from the University of California at Berkeley.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Eric McAfee

350,000

Todd Waltz

424,177

Andrew Foster

404,177

Francis Barton

--

Lydia Beebe

--

John Block

--

Steven Hutcheson

--
As Of  31 Dec 2017

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Eric McAfee

0 0

Todd Waltz

90,000 201,539

Andrew Foster

10,000 20,638

Francis Barton

0 0

Lydia Beebe

0 0

John Block

0 0

Steven Hutcheson

0 0