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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Watson

63 2014 Chairman of the Board

Bobby O'Brien

56 2014 Vice Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Gregory Swalwell

57 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Benjamin Corona

53 2012 President - Global Sales Management

H. Joseph Maas

62 2012 President - Global Sales and Marketing

Klemens Schluter

58 2013 President - Manufacturing and Technology

Kelly Luttmer

50 2014 Executive Vice President, Global Tax Director

Robert Graham

58 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel

Tim Hafer

52 2006 Vice President, Controller

John St. Wrba

57 2004 Vice President, Treasurer

Janet Keckeisen

58 2013 Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations

A. Andrew Louis

53 2011 Vice President, Secretary

Andrew Nace

49 2013 Vice President

Brian Christian

35 2011 Vice President - Strategic Business Development

Loretta Feehan

58 2014 Director

Keith Coogan

61 2004 Independent Director

Cecil Moore

74 2003 Independent Director

Thomas Stafford

83 2013 Independent Director

R. Gerald Turner

2003 Independent Director

C. Wildenthal

72 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Watson

Mr. Steven L. Watson has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Kronos Worldwide Inc., with effect from February 19, 2014. He has served as chief executive officer since 2009, vice chairman of the board since 2004 and on the board of directors since 2003. Since prior to 2007, Mr. Watson has been president and a director of Contran and president, chief executive officer and a director of Valhi. He has also served as TIMET’s vice chairman of the board since prior to 2007 and its chief executive officer from prior to 2007 to 2009. Mr. Watson has served as a director of CompX, Keystone and NL since prior to 2007. He has served as an executive officer or director of various companies related to Contran and Valhi since 1980.

Bobby O'Brien

Mr. Bobby D. O'Brien has been appointed as Vice Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Kronos Worldwide, Inc., February 19, 2014. He served as the registrant’s executive vice president from February 2013 to May 2013. From 2009 to December 2012 he served as chief executive officer of Titanium Metals Corporation, a former publicly held affiliate of the registrant, and as its president from prior to 2008 to December 2012. Mr. O’Brien has served as chief financial officer and vice president of Valhi, Inc., a publicly held parent of the registrant (‘Valhi”), and Contran since prior to 2008. Mr. O’Brien has served in financial and accounting positions with various companies related to the registrant and Contran since 1988.

Gregory Swalwell

Mr. Gregory M. Swalwell is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. He was vice president and chief financial officer from 2004 to 2009. Since prior to 2008, he also has served as vice president, finance and chief financial officer of NL, and vice president and controller of Contran and Valhi. He also served as vice president of TIMET from prior to 2008 to December 2012. Mr. Swalwell has served in accounting and financial positions with various companies related to the Company and Contran since 1988.

Benjamin Corona

Mr. Benjamin R. Corona is President - Global Sales Management of Kronos Worldwide, Inc., since September 2012. From May 2012 to September 2012 he served as president, North American and export sales and marketing. He also served as president, North American sales and marketing from 2008 to 2011 and from 2005 to 2008, as vice president, marketing. He has served in various marketing positions with the Company since 2004.

H. Joseph Maas

Mr. H. Joseph Maas is President - Global Sales and Marketing of Kronos Worldwide, Inc., since September 2012. From 2004 to September 2012, he served as president, sales and marketing. He served as senior vice president, sales and marketing from 2003 to 2004. From 1985 to 2003, Mr. Maas served as director of marketing and later as vice president of marketing. From 1978 to 2003, Mr. Maas held several positions in commercial development, marketing and planning for various divisions of NL (Rheox and Spencer Kellogg).

Klemens Schluter

Mr. Klemens T. Schluter is President - Manufacturing and Technology of Kronos Worldwide, Inc., since February 2013. Previously he served as president, manufacturing from 2009 to January 2013. Since 2009, he has served as president, manufacturing of KII and from prior to 2006 to 2009 he served as its vice president-manufacturing. Mr. Schlüter has served in various engineering positions of increasing responsibility with KII. He joined KII in 1996 as director of corporate engineering.

Kelly Luttmer

Ms. Kelly D. Luttmer is Executive Vice President, Global Tax Director of Kronos Worldwide, since February 2014 and prior to that as our vice president and global tax director since 2011. She served as our vice president and tax director from 2004 to 2011. She also has served as executive vice president and global tax director of NL and Valhi since February 2014 and prior to that as vice president and global tax director of NL and Valhi since 2012 and 2011, respectively, and before that as vice president and tax director of NL and Valhi since prior to 2009. She has served as vice president and global tax director of Contran and CompX since 2012 and 2011, respectively, and prior to that as vice president and tax director of Contran and CompX since prior to 2009. Ms. Luttmer has served in tax accounting positions with various companies related to us and Contran since 1989.

Robert Graham

Mr. Robert D. Graham is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. He has served as the executive vice president of Kronos Worldwide, Inc., an affiliate of the registrant, since 2009 and previously served as its chief administrative officer from 2012 to May 2013, its general counsel from prior to 2009 to 2012 and its vice president in 2009 and prior years. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Graham served as executive vice president of CompX International Inc., an affiliate of the registrant (“CompX”). He served as the executive vice president of Titanium Metals Corporation, a former affiliate of the registrant, from prior to 2009 to 2012 and CompX’s executive vice president from 2010 to 2012. He has served as vice president of Contran and Valhi since 2002.

Tim Hafer

Mr. Tim C. Hafer is Vice President and Controller of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. Mr. Hafer has served in financial accounting positions with various companies related to the Company and Contran since 1999.

John St. Wrba

Mr. John A. St. Wrba is Vice President and Treasurer of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. He has served as vice president and treasurer of CompX since 2011. From prior to 2008 to December 2012 he served as vice president and treasurer of TIMET. Since prior to 2008, he has also served as vice president and treasurer of Contran, NL, and Valhi.

Janet Keckeisen

Ms. Janet G. Keckeisen is Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations of Kronos Worldwide, Inc., since February 2013. She served as vice president, investor relations from 2011 to February 2013. She served as director, business processes of TIMET from prior to 2008 to 2011. Ms. Keckeisen has served in accounting and financial positions with various companies related to the Company and Contran since 2007.

A. Andrew Louis

Mr. A. Andrew R. Louis is Vice President, Secretary of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. He served as secretary of CompX, Contran, NL and Valhi since prior to 2007 to 2011. He served as secretary of TIMET from prior to 2007 to 2008. Mr. Louis has served as legal counsel of various companies since 1995.

Andrew Nace

Mr. Andrew B. Nace is Vice President of Kronos Worldwide, Inc., since February 2013. since May 2013 and previously served as our vice president and general counsel in 2013. He also has served since May 2013 as vice president and general counsel of Contran and Valhi and vice president of CompX and NL. Mr. Nace has served as legal counsel to companies related to us and Contran since 2003.

Brian Christian

Mr. Brian W. Christian is Vice President - Strategic Business Development of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. He served as manager of strategic and financial planning from 2009 to 2011. He has also served as manager of strategic and financial planning for Contran and Keystone since 2006.

Loretta Feehan

Keith Coogan

Mr. Keith R. Coogan is an Independent Director of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. Since 2010, Mr. Coogan has been a director of Softchoice Corporation, a Canadian corporation whose common stock is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange, which is a business-to-business direct marketer in North America of technology products and solutions. He is also on the audit committee and compensation committee of Softchoice. From 2003 to 2005 and since April 2012, Mr. Coogan has been a director of Keystone and serves as the chairman of its audit committee and as a member of its management development and compensation committee. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Coogan served as president and chief executive officer of Pomeroy IT Solutions, Inc., an information technology services and solutions provider. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Coogan served as chief executive officer of Software Spectrum, Inc., a global business-to-business software services provider that Level 3 Communications, Inc. sold to Insight Enterprises Inc. in 2006. From 1991 to 2002, Software Spectrum was a publicly held corporation. From 1990 to 2002, he served in various other executive officer positions with Software Spectrum, including vice president of finance and operations and chief operating officer. He also served as a director of TIMET from prior to 2008 to January 2013. Mr. Coogan was a director of Software Spectrum from 1998 to 2006, Pomeroy from 2007 to 2009 and CompX from 2002 to 2006.

Cecil Moore

Mr. Cecil H. Moore, Jr., is an Independent Director of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. Mr. Moore is currently a private investor and retired from KPMG LLP in 2000 after 37 years in which he served in various capacities with the public accounting firm. Among other positions, he served as managing partner of the firm’s Dallas, Texas office from 1990 to 1999. Prior to 1990, Mr. Moore was partner-in-charge of the audit and accounting practice of the firm’s Dallas, Texas office for 12 years. Since June 2011, he has served as a director and chairman of the audit committee of Digital Generation, Inc., a publicly held provider of digital technology services to media outlets. From 2003 until 2009, Mr. Moore served as a director and chairman of the audit committee of Perot Systems Corporation, a worldwide provider of information technology services and business solutions. Perot Systems became privately held upon its acquisition by Dell, Inc. in 2009. Since prior to 2008, he has served as a director and on the audit committee of NL.

Thomas Stafford

Thomas P. Stafford is an Independent Director of Kronos Worldwide Inc., since May 2013. Gen. Stafford was selected as an astronaut in 1962, piloted Gemini VI in 1965 and commanded Gemini IX in 1966. In 1969, Gen. Stafford was named Chief of the Astronaut Office and was the Apollo X commander for the first lunar module flight to the moon. He commanded the Apollo-Soyuz joint mission with the Soviet cosmonauts in 1975. He served as U.S. Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Research and Development and Acquisition. After his retirement from the United States Air Force in 1979 as Lieutenant General, he became chairman of Gibraltar Exploration Limited, an oil and gas exploration and production company, and served in that position until 1984, when he joined General Technical Services, Inc., a consulting firm. Gen. Stafford was also affiliated with Stafford, Burke and Hecker, Inc., a Washington-based consulting firm, from 1982 until 2005. Gen. Stafford has more recently served as an advisor to a number of government agencies including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Air Force Material Command. He is currently chairman of the NASA Advisory Council Task Force on the International Space Station Program, and also served as co-chairman of the Stafford-Covey NASA Space Shuttle Return to Flight Task Group. Gen. Stafford has received many honors and decorations including the Congressional Space Medal of Honor.

R. Gerald Turner

Dr. R. Gerald Turner is an Independent Director of Kronos Worldwide, Inc. He has served since 1995 as president of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He held previous executive and administrative positions at the University of Mississippi, the University of Oklahoma and Pepperdine University. He has served on the board of directors of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. since 1995 and since 2001 as a trustee of the American Beacon Funds, American Beacon Master Trust, American Beacon Mileage Funds and American Beacon Select Funds, each a registered management investment company.

C. Wildenthal

Dr. C. Kern Wildenthal, M.D., Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Kronos Worldwide, Inc., since June 2012. He served from 2008 to 2012 as president of the Southwestern Medical Foundation, a foundation that supports and promotes The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. From 1986 to 2008, he served as president of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, a medical school that is part of The University of Texas System.
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