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Compass Minerals International Inc (CMP)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Francis Malecha

52 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

John Craft

53 2016 Interim Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting and Financial Officer

Diana Toman

37 2015 Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Steve Berger

50 2013 Senior Vice President-Corporate Services

David Goadby

61 2013 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development

Brad Griffith

2016 Senior Vice President - Plant Nutrition

Jack Leunig

62 2013 Senior Vice President - Operations

Richard Grant

69 2013 Lead Independent Director

David D'Antoni

71 2004 Independent Director

Eric Ford

61 2011 Independent Director

Allan Rothwell

68 2006 Independent Director

Lori Walker

58 2015 Independent Director

Paul Williams

56 2009 Independent Director

Amy Yoder

49 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Francis Malecha

Mr. Francis Joseph Malecha is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Compass Minerals International Inc. He joined Compass Minerals with more than 25 years of experience in agri-business. From 2000 through 2013, he worked of Viterra Inc., a global agri-business company. He served as Chief Operating Officer-Grain from 2007 to 2012 and served as Senior Vice President-Grain and Vice President-Grain Merchandising & Transportation from 2000 to 2007. Viterra Inc. was acquired by Glencore International plc in December 2012 at which time Mr. Malecha was named Head of Agricultural Products, North America. At Viterra Inc., Mr. Malecha’s responsibilities included global grain merchandising, transportation, operations, commodity risk management, and international merger and acquisition activity. Prior to Viterra Inc., Mr. Malecha worked for 15 years with General Mills, Inc. in the grain division.

John Craft

Mr. John D. Craft to serve Interim Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting and Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Craft, has served as the Company’s Vice President and Corporate Controller since May 2015. Mr. Craft joined the Company as Vice President of Internal Audit and Compliance in March 2015. Prior to joining the Company, he was with Delphi Corporation from August 2011 to March 2015, where he held the position of Chief Financial Officer for Delphi Connection Systems-Americas. Mr. Craft has a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Michigan State University.

Diana Toman

Ms. Diana C. Toman is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Toman was employed by General Cable Corporation from 2010 to 2015, most recently as Vice President, Strategy and General Counsel, Asia Pacific and Africa. Ms. Toman served as legal counsel with increasing levels of responsibility at Gardner Denver, Inc. from 2006 to 2010 and Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. from 2003 to 2006. She began her career as an attorney with the law firm of Levy & Craig, P.C.

Steve Berger

Mr. Steve N. Berger is Senior Vice President, Corporate Services of Compass Minerals International, Inc. since June 2013. He joined Compass Minerals as Vice President, Human Resources in March 2013 and was appointed Senior Vice President, Corporate Services in June 2013. From 2008 and until joining the Company, Mr. Berger was employed at Viterra, Inc., most recently as Senior Vice President, Corporate Services. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Executive at Accenture and a Principal at A.T. Kearney.

David Goadby

Mr. David J. Goadby is Senior Vice President - Corporate Development of Compass Minerals International Inc. He was named Vice President – Strategic Development for Compass Minerals in October 2006 and was named Senior Vice President, Strategy in June 2013. Prior to this position, he served as Vice President of the Company since August 2004, Vice President of CMI since February 2002 and as the Managing Director of Salt Union Ltd., our U.K. subsidiary, since April 1994, under the management of Harris Chemical Group. In February 2016, the Company internally announced Mr. Goadby's intention to resign from Compass Minerals effective August, 2016.

Brad Griffith

Mr. Brad Griffith serves as Senior Vice President - Plant Nutrition of the Company, effective Aug. 29, 2016. Griffith will lead Compass Minerals' plant nutrition division and deliver on the division's growth and profitability objectives. Griffith will work with the plant nutrition team to drive product innovation, strengthen customer relationships, and build improved sales and distribution strategies. Griffith comes to Compass Minerals from Monsanto and brings valuable agriculture marketing experience in the areas of product development, new product commercialization, sales and marketing, and global strategy. He was at Monsanto since 2008, most recently as vice president, global strategic accounts where he was responsible for fostering relationships with key customers. Previously Griffith had a lengthy career in pharmaceutical and medical sales, where he held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently at Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as pilot lead. Griffith holds a bachelor's degree from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He earned his MBA from Washington University, John M. Olin School of Business in St. Louis, Missouri.

Jack Leunig

Mr. Jack Leunig is Senior Vice President - Operations of Compass Minerals International Inc, since June 2013. He was named Senior Vice President, Operations in June 2013. Mr. Leunig joined Compass Minerals in 2008 as Vice President of Manufacturing and Engineering. Prior to joining Compass Minerals, he was with Johns Manville, most recently as Vice President of Operations for the firm's Building Products Division. Prior to joining Johns Manville in 2004, Mr. Leunig held manufacturing and supply chain leadership roles with Great Lakes Chemical, Allied-Signal/Honeywell International and General Electric.

Richard Grant

Mr. Richard S. Grant is Lead Independent Director of Compass Minerals International Inc. From 1998 until his retirement in 2002, Mr. Grant served as Chief Executive Officer of BOC Process Gas Solutions, a global business providing utilities and services primarily to the chemical, petrochemical, and metals industries. Concurrently, he served as a director of the BOC Group plc and Chairman of CNC sa, a Mexican joint venture. Mr. Grant currently serves as a director of BlueLinx Holdings, Inc., a distributor of building products.

David D'Antoni

Mr. David J. D'Antoni is Independent Director of Compass Minerals International Inc since November 2004. In September 2004, Mr. D’Antoni retired from Ashland, Inc. where he served as Senior Vice President and Group Operating Officer of APAC and Valvoline since March 2000. He also served as President of APAC and Ashland Chemical. Mr. D’Antoni has served as a director of State Auto Financial Corporation, an insurance holding company since 1995, and as a director of OMNOVA Solutions, Inc., a global provider of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and decorative and functional surfaces since 2004.

Eric Ford

Mr. Eric Ford is Independent Director of Compass Minerals International Inc. Mr. Ford was Executive Vice President, Office of the Chief Executive Officer of Peabody Energy Corporation when he retired in January 2014. Peabody Energy Corporation is the world’s largest private sector coal company, and Mr. Ford was an executive with that company in various senior executive roles since March 2007. In his last role, Mr. Ford oversaw strategic aspects of the Australia platform, including business direction, operational and commercial strategy and performance, and external stakeholder interaction. Prior to joining Peabody, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Anglo Coal Australia Pty Ltd.

Allan Rothwell

Mr. Allan R. Rothwell is Independent Director of Compass Minerals International Inc since March 2006. In April 2006, Mr. Rothwell retired from Eastman Chemical Company where he served as Executive Vice President and President of its Voridian Division. Mr. Rothwell joined Eastman Chemical in 1969 and held various positions including Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy; President, Chemicals Group; Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and President, Polymers Group. Mr. Rothwell has served as a director of OMNOVA Solutions, Inc., a global provider of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and decorative and functional surfaces since 2010.

Lori Walker

Ms. Lori A. Walker is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Walker previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of The Valspar Corporation, a global coatings manufacturer, from 2008 to 2013, where she led the Finance, IT, and Communications teams. Prior to that position, Ms. Walker served as Valspar’s Vice President, Controller and Treasurer from 2004 to 2008, and as Vice President and Controller from 2001 to 2004. Prior to joining Valspar, Walker worked at Honeywell, Inc., a global conglomerate of commercial and consumer products, for 20 years in progressively increasing roles of responsibility. Her last role at Honeywell was the director of global financial risk management. Ms. Walker currently serves on the board of directors of Southwire, a private industrial manufacturer of wire and cable, and Constellium, a publicly traded aluminum fabricator for automotive, aerospace, and packaging industries.

Paul Williams

Mr. Paul S. Williams is Independent Director of Compass Minerals International Inc. Since 2005, he has been a Partner and Managing Director of Major, Lindsey & Africa, LLC, an executive recruiting firm, where he also serves as Director of Global Diversity Search, assisting legal organizations in enhancing their diversity. From April 2001 through April 2005, Mr. Williams served as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary of Cardinal Health, Inc., a provider of products and services to healthcare providers and manufacturers. Mr. Williams is a well-respected leader in the area of diversity, frequently speaking on diversity-related issues. He currently serves as a director of Bob Evans Farms, Inc., an owner and operator of restaurants, and Essendant, Inc. (f/k/a United Stationers, Inc.), a national wholesale distributor of business products.

Amy Yoder

Ms. Amy J. Yoder is Independent Director of Compass Minerals International Inc., since May 21, 2012. Ms. Yoder is the President and CEO of Anuvia Plant Nutrients, an enhanced efficiency fertilizer company. Prior to joining Anuvia in June 2015, Ms. Yoder served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Arysta LifeScience North America, LLC, a division of the world’s largest privately held crop protection and life science company. For more than five years prior to joining Arysta in 2010, Ms. Yoder’s substantial experience included positions as a senior advisor to Atlas Advisors, LLC; President of the United Industries division of Spectrum Brands, Inc.; Vice President and General Manager for Biolab of Chemtura, Inc.; Vice President of the turf and specialty division of Nufarm Ltd.; President of the UAPTimberland division of United Agri Products; and North American brand manager, national sales manager, and local market manager at Monsanto.

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