Compass Minerals Names Edward Dowling Chief Executive Officer

Edward C. Dowling Jr. will become the company’s president and chief executive officer and continue serving as a member of its board of directors, effective Jan. 18, 2024.

Dowling brings more than 30 years of leadership experience and international mining expertise to the president and CEO role. A former petty officer in the U.S. Navy, he earned a Bachelor of Science in mining engineering and mineral processing, a Master of Science in mineral processing, and a Doctorate in mineral processing from Pennsylvania State University.

“I am honored and excited by the opportunity to lead Compass Minerals,” shared Dowling. “I look forward to the continued shared efforts of our board and leadership team as we work tirelessly to enhance the profitability of our essential minerals portfolio through safe, efficient and fiscally disciplined operations.”

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