DeLyle W. Bloomquist
Mr. Bloomquist has served on PDS’s board of Directors since December 2014. Mr. Bloomquist retired in March 2015 as the President, Global Chemicals Business for Tata Chemicals Ltd. as well as the President, CEO and Director of Tata Chemicals North America Inc. (the former General Chemical Industrial Products Inc.), which he was instrumental in selling to Tata Chemicals for over $1 billion in 2008. During his 28-year career, he held positions in finance, manufacturing, sales & marketing, logistics and general management. He has experience in taking companies public and private, raising financing in the public markets as well as with banks and private investors. Mr. Bloomquist serves on the Board of Directors for Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE: RYAM), Crystal Peak Minerals Inc. (TSXV: CPM), Gran Colombia Gold Corporation (TSX: GCM), PDS Biotechnology Corporation, Huber Engineered Materials, and Vivos Therapeutics Inc., and has served in the past on the Board of Directors of ANSAC, Oglebay Norton Corporation, a number of Tata Chemicals entities, and Costa Farms. He currently serves on the compensation and audit committees of RYAM; the technical, finance and audit committees of CPM; the audit committee of GCM; and the nomination and governance, and compensation committees of Vivos Therapeutics. He also serves on the Board of Business Advisors for the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. The board of directors of PDS and Edge believe that Mr. Bloomquist’s experience serving on public company board of directors, financial and managerial experience, and knowledge of PDS provide him with the qualifications and skills to serve as a director.