Our Leadership Team

Meet the Morton leadership team. Together they guide Morton’s long-term strategy for success in the marketplace and workplace. Get to know the team.

 

Christian Herrmann —
Chief Executive Officer

Christian Herrmann is Chief Executive Officer of Morton Salt, Inc., a leader in the North American salt market for more than 160 years. Christian became CEO on October 1, 2012. In this role, he is responsible for directing the company’s strategy and operations in the U.S., Canada and the Bahamas. Prior to joining Morton Salt, Inc., a K+S Group Company, Christian served as head of Investor Relations for K+S.

 

 

Tim McKean —
Chief Financial Officer and
Vice President, Finance

Tim McKean is Morton Salt’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance. He leads the company’s Finance and Accounting functions, as well as its financial systems and controls, and forecasting and planning process. He assumed this role in August 2014.

 

 

 

Betsey Nohe —
Vice President, Supply Chain

Elizabeth (Betsey) Nohe joined Morton Salt in 2011 as Vice President of Supply Chain. In this newly-created role, she is responsible for leading the company’s supply chain function across all company operations.

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Schipper —
Vice President, Operations

Jennifer Schipper is Morton Salt’s Vice President of Operations and is responsible for all of the company’s mining, production and processing facilities. She also oversees various functions related to operations, including quality, environment and operations technical support. She assumed this position in 2017.

 

 

 

Dan Thompson —
Vice President, Bulk Deicing Sales & Marketing

Dan Thompson is Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the company’s Bulk Deicing business, which provides bulk salt to municipalities, state departments of transportation, government agencies and roadway maintenance contractors for highway and roadway deicing during the winter season. He joined Morton Salt in 2013.

 

 

 

Chad E. Walker —
Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

In May 2015, Chad Walker joined Morton Salt as Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer. In this role, he serves as chief legal counsel responsible for leading Morton Salt’s Legal function across all businesses and operations in the U.S., Canada and the Bahamas. He oversees all of Morton’s legal matters, including corporate governance and compliance, risk, intellectual property and litigation.