Mr. Ducey has served on the Board since October 2010. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Compass Minerals International, Inc., a NYSE listed salt producer where he was initially appointed as President in 2002. Mr. Ducey has 40 years of experience in the chemical industry, starting in 1972 with Borden Chemical where he had various roles in management, sales, marketing, planning & commercial development, including serving as President and Chief Executive Officer. He has considerable board experience: currently he is a director of Apollo Global Management, Inc., a NYSE listed alternative investment organization, Verso Paper Holding, Inc., a NYSE listed paper company and OCI Resources LP, a NYSE listed mining company. He was the non-executive chairman of TPC Group, Inc., a formerly NASDAQ listed hydrocarbons company, ex-director of Smurfit- Stone Container Corp., a formerly NYSE listed corrugated container producer and ex-director of UAP Holding, Inc., a formerly NYSE listed agricultural chemical company. Mr. Ducey has a BA in Economics from Otterbein College and an MBA from the University of Dayton.