Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Appointed to Compass Minerals
Compass Minerals has appointed Diana Toman senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary effective Nov. 3, 2015.
Toman comes to Compass Minerals from General Cable Corporation, a Fortune 500 global wire and cable manufacturing company, where she served as vice president, strategy and general counsel, Asia Pacific and Africa. Her experience includes multiple roles in senior management, including corporate counsel and corporate secretary positions at Gardner Denver, Inc. and Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Toman began her career as an attorney with the law firm of Levy & Craig, P.C.
“Diana brings a deep understanding of global business challenges and regulatory requirements to Compass Minerals,” said Fran Malecha, chief executive officer. “Her expertise in corporate governance, securities laws, and mergers and acquisitions is a great fit for the company and our long-term strategy. I look forward to her joining our senior management team.”
Toman will direct the organization’s legal affairs, including but not limited to corporate governance, merger and acquisition activity, SEC reporting, commercial matters, litigation oversight, environmental matters, corporate compliance, intellectual property and labor/employment law, among other areas.
Toman earned her doctorate in law from the University of Kansas School of Law in Lawrence, Kansas, and her Master of Business Arts and Bachelor of Arts in political science and English from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.