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Last $87.28 USD
Change Today +0.55 / 0.63%
Volume 185.4K
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Compass Minerals International, Inc. produces and markets salt, sulfate of potash specialty fertilizer (SOP), and magnesium chloride primarily in North America and the United Kingdom. It operates in two segments, Salt and Plant Nutrition. The Salt segment mines, produces, processes, distributes, and markets sodium chloride and magnesium chloride for use in highway and consumer deicing, dust control, water conditioning, consumer and industrial food preparation, and agricultural and industrial applications; and purchases potassium chloride and calcium chloride to sell as finished products or to blend with sodium chloride to produce specialty products. This segment offers rock salt, mechanically evaporated and solar evaporated salt, and brine and flake magnesium chloride products to producers of intermediate chemical products used in the production of vinyls and other chemicals, and pulp and paper, as well as water treatment and other industrial uses. The Plant Nutrition segment provides SOP, which is used as an ingredient in specialty fertilizer blends for chloride-sensitive crops and turfs under the Protassium+ brand name; and develops and distributes micronutrient products under the Wolf Trax brand. This segment serves growers and fertilizer distributors worldwide. The company also produces and markets consumer deicing and water conditioning products, ingredients used in consumer and commercial food preparation, and other mineral-based products for consumer, agricultural, and industrial applications; and offers records management services to businesses located in the United Kingdom. It operates rock salt mines in Goderich, Ontario, Canada; Cote Blanche, Louisiana, the United States; and Winsford, Cheshire, the United Kingdom. The company was formerly known as Salt Holdings Corporation and changed its name to Compass Minerals International, Inc. in December 2003. Compass Minerals International, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.

1,963 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/23/15
Founded in 1993

compass minerals internation (CMP) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $746.4K
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $336.1K
Senior Vice President of Corporate Services
Total Annual Compensation: $370.4K
Senior Vice President of Strategy
Total Annual Compensation: $329.8K
Senior Vice President of Plant Nutrition
Total Annual Compensation: $308.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

compass minerals internation (CMP) Key Developments

Compass Minerals Appoints John Craft as Vice President and Corporate Controller

Compass Minerals has appointed John Craft as vice president and corporate controller. He previously served as vice president of internal audit and compliance. Craft will serve as a key member of the finance leadership team and be responsible for all aspects of the accounting close process, SEC reporting, Sarbanes Oxley compliance and technical accounting.

Compass Minerals Announces Three-Year Agreement with Employees at its Goderich, Ontario, Salt Mine

Compass Minerals has reached a three-year agreement with Goderich mine employees represented by Unifor Local 16-0. The agreement includes clarifications in mine operations, positive participation in sponsored safety programs and a benefits package more consistent with all employees of Compass Minerals Canadian locations.

Compass Minerals Announces Executive Appointments

Compass Minerals announced that it has made several management appointments including the hiring of David Hernandez as director of research and alliances. Hernandez will lead the Plant Nutrition Division and be based in Overland Park, Kansas. He was previously with Arysta LifeScience as global development manager for biostimulants and value-added nutrients. Additionally the company has hired Chris Heywood as head of sales and logistics, UK where he will lead the commercial and customer service departments. Prior to joining the firm he was general manager at Air Liquide UK Limited. Compass has also named Victor Toneatti director of sales for Canada, where he will be responsible for executing the strategy for the firm's highway deicing business. He was previously with Opta Minerals and Lafarge North America.


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