People: REX American Resources Corp (REX.N)

REX.N on New York Stock Exchange

67.75USD
24 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stuart Rose

65 2010 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Zafar Rizvi

64 2010 President, Chief Operating Officer

Douglas Bruggeman

53 2003 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Treasurer

Edward Kress

64 1985 Secretary, Director

Lawrence Tomchin

86 2004 Director

Mervyn Alphonso

73 2007 Independent Director

Robert Davidoff

87 1984 Independent Director

Charles Elcan

50 2003 Independent Director

Lee Fisher

62 2011 Independent Director

David Harris

54 2004 Independent Director

J. Dennis Hastert

72 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stuart Rose

Mr. Stuart Alan Rose is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Rex American Resources Corporation. He has been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since incorporation in 1984 as a holding company to succeed to the ownership of Rex Radio and Television, Inc., Kelly & Cohen Appliances, Inc. and Stereo Town, Inc. Prior to 1984, Mr. Rose was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Rex Radio and Television, Inc., which he founded in 1980 to acquire the stock of a corporation which operated four retail stores. Mr. Rose’s leadership as Chief Executive Officer provides the Board with essential knowledge of the Company’s operations and strategic opportunities.

Zafar Rizvi

Mr. Zafar A. Rizvi is President, Chief Operating Officer of Rex American Resources Corporation. Previously, he had been Vice President, and has been President of Farmers Energy Incorporated, alternative energy investment subsidiary, since 2006. From 1991 to 2006, Mr. Rizvi was Vice President – Loss Prevention. From 1986 to 1991, Mr. Rizvi was employed in the video retailing industry in a management positions.

Douglas Bruggeman

Mr. Douglas L. Bruggeman is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Treasurer of Rex American Resources Corporation. He has been Vice President–Finance and Treasurer since 1989 and was elected Chief Financial Officer in 2003. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Bruggeman was Manager of Corporate Accounting. Mr. Bruggeman was employed with the accounting firm of Ernst & Young prior to joining in 1986.

Edward Kress

Mr. Edward M. Kress is Secretary, Director of Rex American Resources Corporation. He has been Secretary since 1984 and a director since 1985. Mr. Kress has been a partner of the law firm of Dinsmore & Shohl LLP (formerly Chernesky, Heyman & Kress P.L.L.), legal counsel, since 1988. Mr. Kress has practiced law in Dayton, Ohio since 1974. Mr. Kress, a lawyer and legal counsel, provides the Board with critical legal advice and perspective.

Lawrence Tomchin

Mr. Lawrence Tomchin is Director of Rex American Resources Corporation. He was retired as company's President and Chief Operating Officer in 2004, a position he held since 1990, and remained a part-time employee and consultant until January 31, 2006. From 1984 to 1990, he was company's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Tomchin has been a director since 1984. Mr. Tomchin was Vice President and General Manager of the corporation which was acquired by Rex Radio and Television, Inc. in 1980 and served as Executive Vice President of Rex Radio and Television, Inc. after the acquisition. Mr. Tomchin’s service as company's retired Chief Operating Officer provides the Board with additional perspective of the Company’s operations.

Mervyn Alphonso

Mr. Mervyn L. Alphonso is an Independent Director of Rex American Resources Corporation. Mr. Alphonso retired as Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Central State University in March 2007, a position he held since 2004. Mr. Alphonso has 30 years of experience in the banking industry. He was President, Dayton District, KeyBank National Association from 1994 to 2000 and held various management positions with KeyBank of New York, N.A., Crocker National Bank and Bankers Trust Company. Mr. Alphonso served as a Peace Corps volunteer from 2001 to 2003.

Robert Davidoff

Mr. Robert Davidoff is an Independent Director of Rex American Resources Corporation. Mr. Davidoff has been a Managing Director of Carl Marks & Co., Inc., an investment banking firm, since 1990, and the general partner of CMNY Capital II, L.P., a venture capital affiliate of Carl Marks & Co., since 1989. Mr. Davidoff was formerly a director of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., Hubco Exploration, Inc. and Marisa Christina, Inc. Mr. Davidoff’s long career in investment banking and accounting background gives the Board seasoned, executive level financial knowledge.

Charles Elcan

Mr. Charles A. Elcan is an Independent Director of Rex American Resources Corporation. Mr. Elcan is a founder and President of China Healthcare Corporation, organized in May 2008 to build and operate hospitals in China. Mr. Elcan was Executive Vice President—Medical Office Properties of Health Care Property Investors, Inc. (HCP), a real estate investment trust specializing in health care related real estate, from October 2003 to April 2008, and served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of MedCap Properties, LLC, a real estate company located in Nashville, Tennessee that owned, operated and developed real estate in the healthcare field, from 1998 to October 2003. (HCP acquired MedCap Properties in October 2003.) From 1992 to 1997, Mr. Elcan was a founder and investor in Behavioral Healthcare Corporation (now Ardent Health Services LLC), a healthcare company that owns and operates acute care hospitals.

Lee Fisher

Mr. Lee Fisher is an Independent Director of Rex American Resources Corporation. Mr. Fisher is President and Chief Executive Officer of CEOs for Cities, a non-profit national organization of urban leaders focused on revitalizing American cities. Mr. Fisher served as Lieutenant Governor of Ohio from 2007 to 2011, including as Director of the Ohio Department of Development. Mr. Fisher was a director of REX from 1996 to 2006. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Families and Children, a private non-profit human services organization, from 1999 to 2006. Mr. Fisher was a partner in the law firm of Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP from 1995 to 1999, served as Ohio Attorney General from 1991 to 1995, State Senator and State Representative, Ohio General Assembly, from 1981 to 1990, and practiced law with Hahn Loeser & Parks from 1978 to 1990.

David Harris

Mr. David S. Harris is an Independent Director of Rex American Resources Corporation. Mr. Harris has served as President of Grant Capital, Inc., a private investment company, since January 2002. Mr. Harris served as a Managing Director of Tri-Artisan Partners, LLC, a private merchant banking firm engaged in investment banking and principal investment activities, from January 2005 to June 2006. From May 2001 to December 2001, Mr. Harris served as a Managing Director in the investment banking division of ABN Amro Securities LLC (ABN). From 1997 to May 2001, Mr. Harris served as a Managing Director and Sector Head of the Retail, Consumer and Leisure Group of ING Barings LLC (ING). The investment banking operations of ING were acquired by ABN in May 2001. From 1986 to 1997 Mr. Harris served in capacities as a member of the investment banking group of Furman Selz LLC. Furman Selz was acquired by ING in 1997. Mr. Harris is a director of Steiner Leisure Limited.

J. Dennis Hastert

Mr. J. Dennis Hastert is an Independent Director of the Company. He has been a member of the Public Policy & Law Practice of Dickstein Shapiro LLP since 2008 where he concentrates in the areas of government law and strategy and public policy. Mr. Hastert served as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from January 1999 until January 2007 and was the longest-serving Republican Speaker in history. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1987 and served Illinois’ 14th Congressional District from 1987 to 2007. He was a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Committee and prior to his time in Congress, served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1980 to 1986.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stuart Rose

1,154,500

Zafar Rizvi

1,199,270

Douglas Bruggeman

863,515

Edward Kress

--

Lawrence Tomchin

614,625

Mervyn Alphonso

--

Robert Davidoff

--

Charles Elcan

--

Lee Fisher

--

David Harris

--

J. Dennis Hastert

--
As Of 30 Jan 2014

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Stuart Rose

3,478,075 27,692,150

Zafar Rizvi

400,000 4,023,873

Douglas Bruggeman

311,800 2,486,066

Edward Kress

0 0

Lawrence Tomchin

1,155,625 7,914,208

Mervyn Alphonso

0 0

Robert Davidoff

0 0

Charles Elcan

0 0

Lee Fisher

0 0

David Harris

0 0

J. Dennis Hastert

0 0
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