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Visualant Inc (VSUL.PK)

VSUL.PK on OTC Markets Group

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ronald Erickson

72 2016 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jeff Wilson

55 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Secretary

Todd Sames

60 2012 Vice President - Business Development

Ichiro Takesako

55 2013 Director

Jon Pepper

63 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ronald Erickson

Mr. Ronald P. Erickson is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Company. Previously, Mr. Erickson was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on September 29, 2003, and resigned from these positions on August 31, 2004. Mr. Erickson was Chairman of the Board from August 31, 2004 until May 2011. A senior executive with more than 30 years of experience in the high technology, telecommunications, micro-computer, and digital media industries, Mr. Erickson was the founder of Visualant. He is formerly Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Blue Frog Media, a mobile media and entertainment company; Chairman and CEO of eCharge Corporation, an Internet based transaction procession company, Chairman, CEO and Co-founder of GlobalTel Resources, a provider of telecommunications services; Chairman, Interim President and CEO of Egghead Software, Inc. the large software reseller where he was an original investor; Chairman and CEO of NBI, Inc.; and Co-founder of MicroRim, Inc. the database software developer. Earlier, Mr. Erickson practiced law in Seattle and worked in public policy in Washington, DC and New York, NY. Additionally, Mr. Erickson has been an angel investor and board member of a number of public and private technology companies. In addition to his business activities Mr. Erickson serves on the Board of Trustees of Central Washington University where he received his BA degree. He also holds a MA from the University of Wyoming and a JD from the University of California, Davis. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Washington. Mr. Erickson is our founder and was appointed as a Director because of his extensive experience in developing technology companies.

Jeff Wilson

Mr. Jeff T. Wilson is Chief Financial Officer, Secretary of the Company. He brings more than 20 years of senior financial management experience with international, public and private companies to Visualant. He brings over 12 years of experience at Microvision, a Redmond, Washington based technology company. In addition, he previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Command Center, a public staffing company and Acumatica, a privately held cloud-based ERP provider. Earlier in his career, he held senior finance and accounting positions with Siemens Medical Systems, and served as a manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Todd Sames

Mr. Todd Martin Sames is Vice President - Business Development of Visualant, Inc. Mr. Sames is responsible for business development, customer relations and creating new licensing agreements resulting in the commercialization of the company’s technology across a wide-range of applications with device and equipment manufacturers in several business verticals. Mr. Sames brings over 25 years of successful emerging technology sales and sales management experience in the areas of enterprise software, audio and video conferencing and networking solutions to corporate clients. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Sames held a Business Unit Director position at INX, focused on unified communications and collaboration solutions for Fortune 1000 clients. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Sames held a Regional Management position at BT Conferencing, Video. During his career Mr. Sames has established successful business relationships and partnerships with several major corporations such as Disney, Unocal, Lockheed Martin, General Electric and Hewlett Packard and many other companies. Mr. Sames was the original corporate sales resource for then start-up Portable Software, now Concur Technologies, closing the first licensing agreements with Pfizer, The New York Times and Revlon Corporation. During his tenure at Egghead Software, Mr. Sames was the Midwest Regional Manager for Corporate Sales based in Chicago and ultimately Director of Corporate Relationships overseeing corporate purchasing contracts, special projects and innovative new corporate service programs. Mr. Sames has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Puget Sound and additional certifications in communications technology from Cisco Systems, Polycom, TANDBERG and other technology systems providers.

Ichiro Takesako

Mr. Ichiro Takesako has been appointed as Director of Visualant Inc., effective April 8, 2013. Mr. Takesako has held executive positions with Sumitomo Precision Products Co., Ltd or Sumitomo since 1983. Mr. Takesako graduated from Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan where he majored in Social Science and graduated with a Degree of Bachelor of Social Science.

Jon Pepper

Mr. Jon Pepper is an Independent Director of Visualant Inc., since April 19, 2006. Mr. Pepper founded Pepcom in 1980. Mr. Pepper continues as the founding partner of Pepcom, an industry leader at producing press-only technology showcase events around the country. Prior to that Pepper started the DigitalFocus newsletter, a ground-breaking newsletter on digital imaging that was distributed to leading influencers worldwide. Pepper has been closely involved with the high technology revolution since the beginning of the personal computer era. He was formerly a well-regarded journalist and columnist; his work on technology subjects appeared in The New York Times, Fortune, PC Magazine, Men's Journal, Working Woman, PC Week, Popular Science and many other well-known publications. Pepper was educated at Union College in Schenectady, New York and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. Mr. Pepper was appointed as a Director because of his marketing skills with technology companies.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ronald Erickson

180,000

Jeff Wilson

--

Todd Sames

133,500

Ichiro Takesako

--

Jon Pepper

--
As Of  29 Sep 2014

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