Protassium+ Sales Director Named

Compass Minerals has named Scott Johnson director of sales for Protassium+ North America.

Johnson is an industry veteran with extensive sales experience, most recently with Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and Intrepid Potash. He will be responsible for driving sales of Protassium+ supporting the volume expansion projects already well underway at both Ogden, Utah, and Wynyard, Saskatchewan. Johnson’s leadership will provide the necessary foundation for further growth of the Protassium+ product line.

“Our investment in additional production capabilities and sales resources demonstrates our commitment and readiness to serve the growing market demand for Protassium+,” said Todd Denzin, vice president of sales and marketing for Protassium+ at Compass Minerals.

Johnson will be based in the Compass Minerals corporate headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas, and will lead the following team of territory managers:

  • Robin Matson – Pacific Northwest
  • Raphael Diez – Northern California
  • Jason Howe – Southern California and Arizona
  • Ryan Keller – Upper Midwest
  • Jason Gray – Florida/Southeast
  • Scott Duesing – Western Canada
  • Frederic Berry – International and Specialty/Industrial


For more information about the Protassium+ product line, call 800.743.7258 or visit

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