EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT
THIS EXECUTIVE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) is made and entered into as of this 10
th day of March, 2008 by and between Zoltek Companies, Inc. (“Company”), and Karen M. Bomba
(“Executive”). In consideration of the mutual covenants and promises herein contained, the adequacy of which is
hereby acknowledged, Company and Executive hereby agree as follows.
Company employs Executive, and Executive accepts employment by Company upon all of the terms and
conditions set out in this Agreement.
II. Positions and Duties
2.1. Positions. Executive shall serve as Chief Operating Officer of Company during the term of this
2.2. Duties, Responsibilities and Involvement. Executive will report to the Chief Executive Officer and
will perform those duties customarily performed by a Chief Operating Officer. Executive shall also have such
other responsibilities as may be reasonably assigned to her from time to time by the Chief Executive Officer
and/or the Board.
2.3. Commitment to Company. Executive shall devote her full-time efforts to the business of Company, and
shall not, during the term of this Agreement, be engaged in any other business activity which requires a significant
portion of her personal time and attention whether or not such business activity is pursued for gain, profit or other
pecuniary advantage. This shall not be construed as preventing Executive from investing Executive’s assets in
such form or manner consistent with the restrictions in Section 10.1, below, which will not require any services on
the part of Executive in the operation or affairs of the entities in which such investments are made.
2.4. Compliance. Executive agrees to abide by the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws of Company and
such reasonable rules and regulations, as are adopted from time to time by the Board. Executive also agrees to
conduct herself so as to be in compliance with all applicable laws and