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Compass Minerals International Inc (CMP.N)

CMP.N on New York Stock Exchange

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14 Dec 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Grant

71 2018 Chairman of the Board, Interim President, Chief Executive Officer

James Standen

42 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Diana Toman

39 2015 Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

S. Bradley Griffith

50 2016 Senior Vice President - Plant Nutrition

Angela Jones

2018 Senior Vice President - People and Culture

Anthony Sepich

46 2016 Senior Vice President - Salt

John Craft

2017 Vice President, Internal Audit

David D'Antoni

73 2004 Independent Director

Valdemar Fischer

54 2017 Independent Director

Eric Ford

62 2011 Independent Director

Allan Rothwell

70 2006 Independent Director

Lori Walker

60 2015 Independent Director

Paul Williams

58 2009 Independent Director

Amy Yoder

51 2012 Independent Director

Theresa Womble

2018 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Grant

Mr. Richard S. Grant is Chairman of the Board, Interim President, Chief Executive Officer 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 served as a director of BlueLinx Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded distributor of building products, from 2005 to 2017. Mr. Grant also served as Compass Minerals’ Interim Chief Executive Officer from December 2012 to January 2013. Mr. Grant has served as the Lead Independent Director since the position was created in 2005, except during his short service as Interim Chief Executive Officer.

James Standen

Mr. James D. Standen has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the company. Prior to this position, Mr. Standen served as the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer starting in April 2017. He also served as the Company’s Vice President, Finance and Treasurer from October 2016 to April 2017, as Treasurer from July 2011 to October 2016 and as Assistant Treasurer from April 2006 to June 2011. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Standen spent six years at Kansas City Southern in various finance roles after spending two years with the public accounting firm Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.

Diana Toman

Ms. Diana C. Toman is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. From March 2010 to October 2015, Ms. Toman worked at General Cable Corporation, a global wire and cable manufacturing company, most recently as Vice President, Strategy and General Counsel, Asia Pacific and Africa based in Thailand. 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.

S. Bradley Griffith

Mr. S. Bradley Griffith serves as Senior Vice President - Plant Nutrition of the Company, effective Aug. 29, 2016. Before joining Compass Minerals, Mr. Griffith spent eight years at Monsanto Company, a global provider of agricultural products. While at Monsanto, he held various positions, including Vice President, Global Strategic Accounts, Vice President, Global Microbials and Vice President, Western Business Unit (USA Row Crops). Prior to Monsanto, Mr. Griffith held a number of pharmaceutical and medical sales roles, most recently at Sanofi.

Angela Jones

Ms. Angela Jones is Senior Vice President - People and Culture of the company. She joined Compass Minerals as vice president, human resources, in January 2018, bringing to the company more than 13 years of human resources experience and more than 16 years in operations. Prior to joining Compass Minerals, Jones developed a strong background in transforming organizational cultures in the agriculture and consumer products industries, serving as vice president human resources at both Rembrandt Enterprises and ConAgra Brands, Inc. In addition to her human resources experience, Angela also has significant operations experience, having held roles such as director of operations and plant general manager for The Clorox Company as well as progressively responsible supply chain and operations roles with Proctor & Gamble. Jones holds a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering and Master of Science in management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Anthony Sepich

Mr. Anthony J. Sepich serves as Senior Vice President - Salt of the company effective November 2016. Mr. Sepich came to Compass Minerals from Archer Daniels Midland Company (“ADM”), one of the world’s largest agricultural processors, where he most recently served as President of ADM Corn Europe. He joined ADM in 1997 and served in a number of capacities, primarily in ADM’s cocoa division, where he held positions in risk management and sales, including Vice President of Sales.

John Craft

Mr. John David Craft has been appointed as Vice President, Internal Audit of the company.

David D'Antoni

Mr. David J. D'Antoni is Independent Director of Compass Minerals International Inc. since November 2004. Prior to his retirement from Ashland, Inc. in 2004, Mr. D’Antoni had served as Senior Vice President and Group Operating Officer of APAC and Valvoline since 2000. Previously, he served as Ashland’s President of APAC and Ashland Chemical. Mr. D’Antoni currently serves as a director of OMNOVA Solutions, Inc., a publicly traded global provider of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals and decorative and functional surfaces. Mr. D’Antoni served as a director of State Auto Financial Corporation, a publicly traded insurance holding company, from 1995 to 2017.

Valdemar Fischer

Mr. Valdemar L. Fischer serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Fischer has been serving as Regional Director, Latin America, of Syngenta AG, a Swiss agrochemical company, since 2017. He previously served as Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Nufarm Limited, a global agriculture chemicals company based in Melbourne, Australia, from 2016 until 2017. Prior to this role, he served as Nufarm’s Group Executive, Global Marketing and Product Portfolio from 2015 to 2016 and as General Manager, Latin America from 2010 to 2015. Prior to joining Nufarm, Mr. Fischer held several positions with increasing responsibility at Syngenta, including key leadership roles such as Regional Head, NAFTA Crop Protection and Regional Head Latin America and Brazil, as well as several other international positions at Syngenta’s predecessor companies.

Eric Ford

Mr. Eric Ford is Independent Director of Compass Minerals International Inc. Prior to his retirement in 2014, Mr. Ford served as Executive Vice President, Office of the Chief Executive Officer of Peabody Energy Corporation, the world’s largest private sector coal company. In this position, Mr. Ford oversaw strategic aspects of the company’s Australia platform, including business direction, operational and commercial strategy and external stakeholder interaction. Mr. Ford served in various senior executive roles at Peabody from 2007. 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 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 currently serves as a director of OMNOVA Solutions, Inc., a publicly traded global provider of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals and decorative and functional surfaces.

Lori Walker

Ms. Lori A. Walker is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Walker 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. Before this 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, Ms. Walker worked at Honeywell, Inc., a global conglomerate of commercial and consumer products, for 20 years in progressively increasing roles of responsibility, including as Director of Global Financial Risk Management. Ms. Walker currently serves on the board of directors of Southwire Company, LLC, a private industrial manufacturer of wire and cable, and Constellium N.V., a publicly traded aluminum fabricator for the automotive, aerospace and packaging industries.

Paul Williams

Mr. Paul S. Williams is Independent Director of Compass Minerals International Inc. Since 2005, Mr. Williams has been a Partner and Managing Director of Major, Lindsey & Africa, LLC, an executive recruiting firm, where he conducts searches for board members, CEO’s and senior legal executives. He also serves as Director of Global Diversity Search, assisting legal organizations in enhancing their diversity. From 2001 through 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 Essendant, Inc. (f/k/a United Stationers Inc.), a publicly traded national wholesale distributor of business products. Mr. Williams served as a director of Bob Evans Farms, Inc., a publicly traded owner and operator of restaurants, from 2007 through 2017. He also served as Lead Independent Director of State Auto Financial Corporation, a publicly traded property and casualty insurance company, on whose board he served from 2003 to 2015.

Amy Yoder

Ms. Amy J. Yoder is Independent Director of Compass Minerals International Inc. since May 21, 2012. Ms. Yoder is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Anuvia Plant Nutrients, an enhanced efficiency fertilizer company. Prior to joining Anuvia in 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 from 2010 to 2015. Prior to joining Arysta, Ms. Yoder’s 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 and National Sales Manager at Monsanto. Ms. Yoder currently serves as a director of Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., a publicly traded agricultural biotechnology development company.

Theresa Womble

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Richard Grant

207,500

James Standen

619,647

Diana Toman

971,696

S. Bradley Griffith

1,540,320

Angela Jones

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Anthony Sepich

1,583,280

John Craft

493,115

David D'Antoni

172,534

Valdemar Fischer

162,215

Eric Ford

177,500

Allan Rothwell

175,000

Lori Walker

190,000

Paul Williams

185,000

Amy Yoder

177,466

Theresa Womble

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As Of  30 Dec 2017