Kevin L. Barnett joined the Company on April 1, 1997 and was elected Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer on April 24, 1997. Mr. Barnett served in this capacity until August 7, 2002, when he became Vice President-Manager Columbus Operations and Secretary. On May 15, 2005, Mr. Barnett was promoted to Vice President, Business Development. On January 3, 2006, Mr. Barnett was promoted to Group Vice President and then on January 1, 2007, Mr. Barnett was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Barnett has served as a director of the Company since January 1, 2007. Mr. Barnett joined the Company after approximately five years of working with Medex Inc., a publicly held manufacturer and marketer of injection molded products used for medical and surgical applications. Mr. Barnett served as Vice President, Treasurer, and Corporate Controller of Medex Inc. from October 1995 through March 1997. He served as Vice President and Corporate Controller of Medex Inc. from May 1994 to October 1995 and as Assistant Treasurer from April 1992 to May 1994. Prior to joining Medex Inc., Mr. Barnett served as a certified public accountant with Deloitte & Touche LLP from August 1984 to April 1992. Mr. Barnett also serves on the Board of Directors, as Chairman-Elect and Treasurer, of the American Composites Manufacturers Association (“ACMA”). Mr. Barnett has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ohio University. As a result of these and other professional experiences, the Board of Directors has concluded that Mr. Barnett should serve as a director because of his corporate management skills and experience, the key role Mr. Barnett plays in facilitating the communication and the flow of information between management and the directors on a regular basis and his experience in the plastics industry.