Compass Minerals Names New Chief Legal Officer

October 28, 2019

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a leading global provider of essential minerals, today announced that Mary Frontczak will be joining its senior management team as chief legal officer and corporate secretary, effective Nov. 6. Frontczak most recently served as senior vice president and general counsel at POET, the world’s largest biofuels producer.

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Mary Frontczak (Photo: Business Wire)

Mary Frontczak (Photo: Business Wire)

“Mary’s deep legal, governance and management expertise, along with her wealth of experience in both the mining and agribusiness sectors, make her the perfect fit for this key role,” said Kevin S. Crutchfield, Compass Minerals president and CEO. “We are excited to have her join our team as we continue our focus on performance improvements and value creation across the enterprise.”

In addition to her role at POET, Frontczak has held various leadership and legal positions with Bunge North America, Peabody Energy and The May Department Stores Company, as well as leading commercial litigation matters with private law firms earlier in her career.

Frontczak earned a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Louis University, a Juris Doctor from the Saint Louis University School of Law, and a Master of Business Administration from Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

About Compass Minerals

Compass Minerals is a leading provider of essential minerals that solve nature’s challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses, and specialty plant nutrition minerals that improve the quality and yield of crops. The company produces its minerals at locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Brazil and the U.K., operating 21 production facilities and employing more than 3,000 personnel worldwide. Compass Minerals’ mission is to be the best essential minerals company by safely delivering where and when it matters. For more information about Compass Minerals and its products, please visit

This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on the company's current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the company’s actual results to differ materially. The differences could be caused by a number of factors including those factors identified in the “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” sections of our Annual and Quarterly Reports on Forms 10-K and 10-Q. The company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements made in this press release to reflect future events or developments.

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