Compass Minerals Appoints Ben Nichols Vice President, Salt

Ben Nichols has been named vice president, salt, consumer and industrial (C&I). He has fulfilled the responsibilities of this role as the interim vice president since February.

Ben joined Compass Minerals in 2004 as a sales and marketing analyst and has held positions of increasing responsibility over the past 14 years, most recently as director of U.S. sales for the salt division.

“Ben has been demonstrating high performance and fulfilling the duties of this role for several months now,” said Anthony Sepich, senior vice president, salt. “He has demonstrated exceptional knowledge and leadership during his time and I look forward to Ben leading the C&I business unit into the future.”

Ben has a bachelor’s degree in business management and marketing from Baker University and a MBA from Pittsburg State University.