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Marcel Kessler

Marcel Kessler, Chief Executive Officer and President, GrafTech International Ltd.

Marcel Kessler joined GrafTech as Chief Executive Officer and President and was elected to the Board of Directors in July 2022. Mr. Kessler previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pason Systems Inc. (“Pason”), a global provider of specialized data management systems for oil and gas drilling, from 2011 to 2020, and has been a director of Pason since 2012 and is currently serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pason. Before joining Pason in 2011, Mr. Kessler was President, North America, of Exploration Logistics Group, an assistance, medical, safety and security solutions provider, President and Chief Executive Officer of CCR Technologies, a provider of solvent reclaiming services, and was a Partner at McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm. Mr. Kessler holds a Masters in Engineering with Distinction from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and a Masters in Finance from the London Business School.