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Compass Minerals International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and markets inorganic mineral products primarily in North America and the United Kingdom. It operates in two segments: Salt and Specialty Fertilizer. 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 Specialty Fertilizer segment provides sulfate of potash for use in the production of specialty fertilizers for vegetables, fruits, potatoes, nuts, tobacco, and turf grass. 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 provides records management services to businesses located in the United Kingdom. Compass Minerals International, Inc. operates rock salt mines in Goderich, Ontario, Canada; 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.

1,855 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/14
Founded in 1993

compass minerals internation (CM8) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $674.8K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $408.8K
Senior Vice President of Strategy
Total Annual Compensation: $329.8K
Senior Vice President of Corporate Services
Total Annual Compensation: $283.8K
Senior Vice President of Salt Division
Total Annual Compensation: $41.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

compass minerals internation (CM8) Key Developments

Compass Minerals Announces Resignation of Rodney Underdown, Chief Financial Officer, Effective December 31, 2014

On July 8, 2014, Compass Minerals, Inc, announced that an agreement has been reached with Mr. Rodney Underdown, Chief Financial Officer, under which he will depart the company on December 31, 2014, to pursue other professional opportunities. While the company’s external search for a new CFO is underway, Mr. Underdown will continue serving as Chief Financial Officer, the principal financial officer and principal accounting officer.  Once the CFO is named, Mr. Underdown will remain available to the company until December 31, 2014 to assist with a transition of his responsibilities.

Compass Minerals International, Inc. Closes $250 Million Private Placement of 4.875% Senior Notes Due 2024

Compass Minerals International Inc. announced the closing of its private placement offering of $250.0 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2024 bearing interest at a rate of 4.875% per year. The Notes were sold at a price equal to 100.0% of their face value. The Notes were offered in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A and outside the United States in compliance with Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The net proceeds of the offering will be used to fund the conditional notice of redemption issued on May 23, 2014, to purchase any and all of Compass Minerals' outstanding $100.0 million in aggregate principal amount 8% senior notes due 2019 and for general corporate purposes. The Notes have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act.

Compass Minerals Updates on Pricing Private Placement of 4.875% Senior Notes Due 2024

Compass Minerals International Inc. reported that it has priced and increased its private placement offering (the "Notes Offering") from $200 million to $250 million in aggregate principal amount of 4.875% senior notes due 2024 (the "Notes").


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