Compass Minerals Promotes Joe Havasi to VP, Natural Resources

Compass Minerals has appointed Joe Havasi as vice president, natural resources.

As vice president, natural resources, Havasi will continue to oversee real estate transactions and land-use planning and to secure necessary surface rights, mineral rights and water rights for our global portfolio of mineral extraction and manufacturing locations, including support for the development of our lithium resource. Additionally, he will represent our company in regulatory matters related to the role, mineral exploration and mineral reserve management and reporting.

Havasi serves on the Great Salt Lake (GSL) Advisory Council, representing mineral extraction interests on the GSL, and on the Salinity Advisory Council, representing North Arm of GSL mineral extraction interests. Havasi also sits on the Utah Department of Environmental Quality Water Quality Board and is an extractive industry representative on the GSL Technical Advisory team.

Havasi has been with Compass Minerals for more than 12 years and has nearly 30 years of experience in the industry, including serving in geologist and land and mineral resources roles. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in geology from Denison University and a Master of Business Administration from Youngstown State University.