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Our formula for performance is driven by a management team that brings a wealth of experience, vision and talent to our organization.

GREN SCHOCH, Chairman and CEO

Mr. Gren Schoch is a professional engineer and ran a successful engineering and geological services company, MPH Consulting, between 1976 and 1995. In 1982, he also founded and chaired Petromet Resources, a junior oil and gas exploration company that was sold to Talisman Energy for more than $900 million in 2001. Since 1989, Mr. Schoch has been the Chairman and a substantial shareholder of AirBoss.

LISA SWARTZMAN, President

Ms. Lisa Swartzman has over 20 years of experience in manufacturing, distribution and retail industries having previously held senior financial positions with some of Canada's largest publicly traded corporations as well as advising mid-market privately held companies in both the US and Canada.

Ms. Swartzman holds a BA (Economics) from Western Ontario and an MBA from Queen's University and also holds the Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D (Certified Director) designation.

DANIEL GAGNON, CFO

Mr. Daniel Gagnon brings to AirBoss a breadth and depth of strong leadership and financial capabilities gained through over 30 years of progressive experience. He has worked in both private and public organizations in a variety of industries, including 10 years in manufacturing. As CFO he has a strong track record of building effective teams, implementing best practices, and helping drive profitable growth.

Mr. Gagnon is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Accountant. He graduated with honors from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Diploma in Public Accounting at McGill University.

CHRIS BITSAKAKIS, COO AirBoss of America Corp. and President, AirBoss Rubber Solutions

Mr. Bitsakakis has over 27 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. The majority of his experience has been gained within rubber-based businesses and automotive parts suppliers.

Mr. Bitsakakis has an extensive background in building, expanding and streamlining manufacturing operations in Canada, the United States, Mexico, South America, Europe and Asia.

Mr. Bitsakakis holds a BSc (Science) from Wilfrid Laurier University, as well as an MBA from the Ivey Business School at Western University.

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