K-Tech’s strategic
vision and direction

is overseen by the company’s five-person
Board of Directors. In addition to Messrs. Baroody and Berry, the company is fortunate to have active non-management directors who are also shareholders of the company. Recently, David Henderson was elected to the Board to increase the number of non-management directors to three. He joins Dinty Leach and Mark Tegen who have been serving as directors since 2011. Our outside directors have a wealth of business experience in high ranking management positions with several resource and investment companies.



Mark Tegen

Mark Tegen

Mr. Tegen has over 18 years of petrochemical and chemical industry experience. He is currently CEO of Inventure Chemical, a bio material process company developing Mixed Super Critical Fluid technology to convert agriculture residues to fermentable sugars and chemicals. He was formerly CEO of Senergy Chemical. Mr. Tegen formed Senergy Chemical after licensing a novel patent to convert glycerin into propylene glycol. The technology won the 2006 US Presidential Green Chemistry Award. Prior to forming Senergy, he was President and General Manager of Pacific Fluids LLC, the largest specialty chemical manufacturer, terminal in the Pacific Northwest. He continues as a board member of the Seattle Clean Cities Coalition, Member of the Washington State Department of Agriculture biofuels advisory committee. During his term with Senergy Chemical and Pacific Fluids, Mr. Tegen has overseen marketing, sales, product development, and manufacturing of petrochemical products for customers including Proctor & Gamble, Ineos Enterprises, Octagon Process, Boeing, Castrol, British Petroleum, Kaiser Aluminum, and others. In addition, he has also developed or co-developed 4 issued patents and 12 patent applications. He received his degree in Business Finance from the University of Washington, and currently resides in Gig Harbor, WA.
James Leach

James S.D. (“Dinty”) Leach

Mr. Leach is a Director of China Construction Bank (Asia) (formerly known as Bank of America (Asia) Ltd.). He has spent most of his career in Hong Kong working on various appointments with the Kadoorie Family. During this time he was exposed to many privately held and public operations, with a later focus on the Kadoorie family's associated public held corporations, including CLP Holdings, Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels, and Tai Ping Carpets. Mr. Leach was closely involved from the inception of China Light and Power's international operations in Thailand, India and Australasia. In the early 1980s, he ran a venture capital company which invested in oilfield equipment manufacturing and construction materials. Mr. Leach holds an MBA from Columbia University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He currently resides in Victoria, BC, Canada.
James Leach

David Henderson

Mr. Henderson first became involved in the specialty metals business over 35 years ago when Cabot Corporation bought Kawecki Berylco Industries, Inc.

Since then, he has been involved in various industry segments, including, among others, tantalum/niobium, aluminum masteralloys, lithium minerals, gallium, and rare earths. He is the founder and CEO of Rittenhouse International Resources, LLC, a specialty metals trading and merchanting firm. He is also the co-founder and Chairman of various start-up ventures in the specialty metals field, such as Boston Electronic Materials, LLC.

Mr. Henderson is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Tantalum-Niobium International Study Center in Belgium. He has a BA from Pomona College and a MBA from Harvard University. He presently resides in Litchfield, CT.

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