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Shelly Kinnune Named VP at Compass Minerals

Excerpt from an article on, April 24, 2012.

MBA alum Shelly Kinnune has been named vice president and general manager of Compass Minerals' specialty fertilizers business.

In this role, Ms. Kinnune will lead the company's Great Salt Lake Minerals and Big Quill Resources subsidiaries with responsibility for directing the production, sales and marketing of the company's specialty fertilizer products, including overseeing the development of new markets and applications, as well as managing the company's multi-phased expansion program at the Great Salt Lake. She will also serve on Compass Minerals' leadership team. The appointment is effective May 7, 2012.

Kinnune joins Compass Minerals from Syngenta, where she most recently served as head, permanent crops portfolio. Her 18 years of experience also include serving as horticulture business unit head for SePRO Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of value-added products for specialty crops; marketing management roles with Monsanto; and operations and finance leadership roles in emerging businesses.

She holds an MBA from Marylhurst University and a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Oregon State University.

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