DENNIS YAKOBSON, Chief Executive Officer of Rentech, Inc., received a
Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Cornell University
in 1959 and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Adelphi
University in 1963. From 1960 to 1983, Mr. Yakobson held a series of
increasingly responsible positions at Grumman Aerospace Corporation,
Martin Marietta Corporation, Wyoming Mineral Corporation, a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Westinghouse Corporation, and finally Nova Petroleum
Corporation, where he was Vice President of Administration and Finance.
Mr. Yakobson resigned from Nova in November 1983 to assume the
Presidency of Rentech, Inc. Mr. Yakobson serves as Chairman of the Board
of Directors of Rentech and its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Yakobson is
identified as a co-inventor on 10 patents and has numerous additional
patent applications pending.