Brad Griffith joined Compass Minerals as senior vice president, plant nutrition, in August 2016. Leveraging his three decades of sales and marketing experience, he was named chief commercial officer in July 2019. Mr. Griffith is responsible for leading all commercial and innovation activities for our salt and plant nutrition businesses, as well as logistics and customer service.
Prior to joining the company, Mr. Griffith spent eight years working at Monsanto Company, a global provider of agricultural products, most recently in the role of vice president, global strategic accounts. He brings valuable agribusiness experience in the areas of product development, new product commercialization, sales and marketing, and global strategy. While at Monsanto he was responsible for fostering relationships with key customers. Previously, Mr. Griffith had a lengthy career in pharmaceutical and medical sales, where he held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently at Sanofi.
Mr. Griffith holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He earned his Master of Business Administration from Washington University John M. Olin School of Business in St. Louis, Missouri.