Jack L. Howard

President

Jack L. Howard has served as President of Steel Partners (“Company”) since July 15, 2009 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since October 18, 2011.

He also served as the Company’s Assistant Secretary from July 15, 2009 until September 19, 2011 and as the Company’s Secretary from September 19, 2011 until January 2012.

Mr. Howard has been a registered principal of Mutual Securities, Inc., a FINRA registered broker- dealer, since 1989.

Mr. Howard has been a director of HNH since July 2005, Vice Chairman of the Board since March 2012 and principal executive officer since January 2013. He is the President of SPGS.

He is the President of Steel Partners and has been associated with Steel Partners and its affiliates since 1993. Mr. Howard also co-founded Steel Partners II, L.P. (“SPII”) in 1993. Mr. Howard has been a director of Steel Excel since December 2007, serving as Vice Chairman of the Steel Excel Board since May 2012, and Principal Executive Officer of Steel Excel since March 2013.

He currently holds the securities licenses of Series 7, Series 24, Series 55 and Series 63.

Mr. Howard graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor’s degree in finance.