George J. Schuller Jr. joined Compass Minerals as chief operations officer in September 2019. Mr. Schuller is responsible for managing global operations across the salt and plant nutrition business units. He utilizes 30 years of experience to ensure safe and reliable production and to maximize the value of our strong asset base.
Prior to joining the company, Mr. Schuller worked in senior management roles in both surface and underground mining operations. Most recently, he served as president of Peabody Australia. There, he led Peabody’s operating platform. This included overseeing the areas of health, safety, operations, sales and marketing, product delivery and support functions. Prior to that, he held the post of chief operating officer, Australia.
Mr. Schuller holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Mining from West Virginia University. He earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Charleston. George also received an honorary Doctorate in Engineering from West Virginia University for his contributions to the mining industry.