Dan J. Cohrs
THIS AGREEMENT is made effective as of October 22, 2008 between Rentech, Inc. (the “ Company ”)
and Dan J. Cohrs (“ Executive ”).
In consideration of the mutual covenants contained herein and other good and valuable consideration, the
receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto agree as follows:
1. Employment . The Company shall employ Executive, and Executive hereby accepts employment with the
Company, upon the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, for the period beginning on October 22 ,
2008 (the “ Commencement Date ”) and ending as provided in Section 4 hereof (the “ Employment Period ”).
2. Position and Duties .
(a) During the Employment Period, Executive shall serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
Officer of the Company. During the Employment Period, Executive shall render such administrative, financial and
other executive and managerial services to the Company and its affiliates (the “ Company Group ”) as are
consistent with Executive’s position and the by-laws of the Company and as the Chief Executive Officer (“ CEO ”)
may from time to time reasonably direct. Executive shall also serve for no additional compensation or remuneration
as an officer or director of such subsidiaries of the Company as may from time to time be designated by the CEO
or the Board of Directors of the Company (the “ Board ”).
(b) During the Employment Period, Executive shall report to the CEO and shall devote his best efforts and his
full business time and attention (except for permitted vacation periods and reasonable periods of illness or other
incapacity) to the business and affairs of the Company. Executive shall perform his duties, responsibilities and
functions to the Company hereunder to the best of his abilities in a diligent, trustworthy, professional and efficient
manner and shall comply with the Company’s policies and procedures in all material respects.