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Aqua Metals Inc (AQMS.OQ)

AQMS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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14 Dec 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Clarke

59 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Selwyn Mould

56 2017 Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Mark Weinswig

44 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Mark Stevenson

54 2015 Director

Vincent DiVito

57 2015 Independent Director

Mark Slade

55 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Clarke

Dr. Stephen R. Clarke is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder of the Company. From May 2013 to June 2014, Dr. Clarke, along with Mr. Mould and others, engaged in research and development that ultimately lead to their development of the AquaRefining process. From 2008 to May 2013, Dr. Clarke was employed as the chief executive officer of Applied Intellectual Capital, Ltd., an Isle of Jersey company co-founded by Dr. Clarke in 1999 to engage in the business of incubating and developing electro-chemical technologies. Dr. Clarke holds a Ph.D. in computer simulation and manufacturing management from The University of Aston, UK, a BSc in mechanical engineering from Nottingham Trent University, UK and an MSc/MBA in engineering enterprise management from The University of Warwick, UK.

Selwyn Mould

Mr. Selwyn J. Mould is Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He is a co-founder of our company and has served as our chief operating officer since inception in June 2014. From May 2013 to June 2014, Mr. Mould, along with our chief executive officer, Dr. Stephen R. Clarke, and others, engaged in research and development that ultimately lead to their development of our AquaRefining process. From 2008 to May 2013, Mr. Mould served as chief operating officer of Applied Intellectual Capital, Ltd. From 1999 to 2007, Mr. Mould served as head of supply chain for Group Lotus Plc, the sports car manufacturer and engineering consultant. Previously, Mr. Mould was head of logistics for Pilkington Plc. In his earlier career, Mr. Mould was a production manager for Chloride Industrial Batteries Ltd. Mr. Mould holds an MA in natural sciences from the University of Cambridge with a major in chemistry.

Mark Weinswig

Mr. Mark Weinswig has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the company effective August 10, 2017. Mr. Weinswig has previously served as Chief Financial Officer of One Workplace, a designer and manufacturer of customized workspaces, from July 2016 to July 2017. From October 2010 to June 2016, Mr. Weinswig served as Chief Financial Officer of Emcore Corporation, a Nasdaq-listed designer and manufacturer of indium phosphide optical chips, components, subsystems and systems for the broadband and specialty fiber optics market. From September 2009 to October 2010, Mr. Weinswig served as International Finance Director at Coherent, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed designer and manufacturer of photonics solutions. Mr. Weinswig began his career working at Morgan Stanley and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He received an M.B.A. from the University of Santa Clara and a B.S. in business administration from Indiana University. He has earned the CFA and CPA designations.

Mark Stevenson

Mr. Mark Stevenson is Director of the Company. Mr. Stevenson was the technical marketing director – Asia for Ecobat Technologies Ltd., a global company that produces and recycles lead, from March 2010 to April 2016. He currently serves as Technical Director for Global Lead Technologies and is a non-executive director for Metallic Waste Solutions, trading as Metsol Pty Ltd, a start-up company. He also serves as chairman and organizer of the two Asian battery and international secondary lead conferences held biennially across Asia. Mr. Stevenson has extensive knowledge of the metals and other commodity markets from his experience serving as an executive officer, director and consultant to businesses in the lead industry. As a result of these and other professional experiences, our board of directors has concluded that Mr. Stevenson is qualified to serve as a director.

Vincent DiVito

Mr. Vincent L. DiVito is an Independent Director of the company. Since April 2010, Mr. DiVito has served as the owner and chief executive officer of Vincent L. DiVito, Inc., a financial and management consulting firm. From January 2008 to April 2010, Mr. DiVito served as president of Lonza America, Inc., a global life sciences chemical business headquartered in Allendale, New Jersey, and also served as chief financial officer and treasurer of Lonza America, Inc. from September 2000 to April 2010. Lonza America, Inc. is part of Lonza Group, whose stock is traded on the Swiss Stock Exchange. From 1990 to September 2000, Mr. DiVito was employed by Algroup Wheaton, a global pharmaceutical and cosmetics packaging company, first as its director of business development and later as its vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. DiVito is a certified public accountant and certified management accountant and is a National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow. He has served on the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of Entertainment Gaming Asia Inc., a Nasdaq listed company gaming company, since October 2005 and also served as a member of the board of directors of Riviera Holdings Corporation, formerly an AMEX listed gaming and resort company, from July 2002 until the consummation of a change in control of the corporation in March 2011. Mr. DiVito has extensive knowledge of accounting and corporate governance issues from his experience serving on various corporate boards of directors and has extensive operational knowledge as a result of his experience as a senior executive officer of major corporations. As a result of these and other professional experiences, our board of directors has concluded that Mr. DiVito is qualified to serve as a director.

Mark Slade

Mr. Mark Slade is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Slade was the chief executive officer and founder of Marex Financial Ltd, one of Europe’s leading independent commodity brokers, from January 2006 to January 2011. Marex was a member of the London Metal Exchange, Intercontinental Exchange, The London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange and Eurex Exchange, with offices in London, Geneva and New York. Since leaving Marex Financial, Mr. Slade has held a number of advisory and executive roles. From December 2011 to December 2012, he was an advisor on international business development to the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange. From January 2013 to July 2013, Mr. Slade was chief executive officer of London Capital Group. Since January 2015, Mr. Slade has served as an advisor on strategy and business development to Tower Trading Group Ltd. In addition to his corporate roles, Mr. Slade also held a number of board and committee appointments within the commodity futures industry, including being a board member of the London Metal Exchange (1999 – 2006) and the Futures and Options Association (2005-2008). Mr. Slade has extensive knowledge of the metals and other commodity markets from his experience serving as a senior executive officer and consultant to commodity trading and brokerage firms. As a result of these and other professional experiences, our board of directors has concluded that Mr. Slade is qualified to serve as a director.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stephen Clarke

420,000

Selwyn Mould

375,000

Mark Weinswig

--

Mark Stevenson

--

Vincent DiVito

--

Mark Slade

--
As Of  31 Dec 2015

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