Compass Minerals Group, Inc., the world's third-largest producer of salt, has named Michael E. Ducey president and CEO. Ducey, most recently president and CEO of Borden Chemical, will succeed Robert F. Clark, who is retiring but who will remain a director. Ducey will join Compass on 1 April 2002, bringing around 30 years of broad-based general management and operating experience in the chemical industry with Borden.