|G. Walter Loewenbaum|
Chairman of the Board
G. Walter Loewenbaum II, age 67. Mr. Loewenbaum has served as a member of the board of directors since May 1995 and as Chairman of the board of directors since September 2002. Mr. Loewenbaum also has served as chairman of the board of directors of 3D Systems since September 1999, and was previously chairman of the board of directors of Envoy. He holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina.
Mr. Loewenbaum originally became involved with Luminex as an original investor in Luminex prior to our initial public offering. As an investment banker and private equity investor, Mr. Loewenbaum has worked with multiple companies in a variety of different industries at different phases of organizational development, ranging from startup to publicly traded. He brings depth of knowledge in serving as chairman for public and private companies, building stockholder value and capital market considerations. Mr. Loewenbaum also brings continuity to the board of directors, given his service on the board since Luminex’s earliest years of operation.