Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> September 21, 2009

Rentech, Inc. – D. Hunt Ramsbottom (rtk)

D. Hunt Ramsbottom is CEO of Rentech, Inc., a Los Angeles-based maker of alternative fuels. Since joining Rentech in 2005, Mr. Ramsbottom has focused on commercializing the company's patented clean fuel technologies. He was previously a Managing Director at Circle Funding Group LLC, a buyout firm, and CEO of an automotive repair venture called M2 Automotive. Prior to that, he was the Head of Thompson PBE and CEO of Keller Brown. Mr. Ramsbottom holds a B.S. degree from Plymouth State College. Profile
TWST: Please begin with a brief overview of your company and some highlights of

its history.

Mr. Ramsbottom: Rentech was started in the early 1980s during the energy

crisis back with our