CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER
James “Jamie” Standen joined Compass Minerals in 2006 as assistant treasurer. He has since held positions of increasing responsibility, including vice president, finance and treasurer, and interim chief financial officer and treasurer. He was appointed CFO in August 2017 and was responsible for all aspects of financial management for the company. In December 2021, Mr. Standen was named chief commercial officer. In this role, he is responsible for leading all commercial and innovation activities for our Salt, Plant Nutrition and Fire Retardant businesses, as well as our global supply chain.
Prior to joining Compass Minerals, Mr. Standen spent six years in various finance roles at Kansas City Southern and spent two years with the public accounting firm Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.
Mr. Standen earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting with an emphasis in finance from the University of Kansas.