ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA, U.S. — CHS Inc. announced on Sept. 11 that John "Jack" Lenzi will join the company on Sept. 28 as vice-president, corporate compliance.

"Jack brings very deep experience working in and leading corporate compliance and ethics departments," said Jim Zappa, executive vice-president and general counsel for CHS. "His professional experiences, leadership involvement in the ethics profession, and his personal philosophy on the role of ethics in business success, places Jack in a solid position to continue leading the CHS Compliance Department to greater success."

Lenzi joins CHS from KPMG in New York City, New York, U.S., where he was a director in KPMG's Fraud Risk Management group.  Prior to KPMG, Lenzi spent five years at ITT Corporation, including four years as vice-president, corporate responsibility, and chief ethics officer. He spent the previous 15 years at Altria Group, Inc., in both the corporate compliance function and the government affairs function, including leading Altria's public affairs team in Europe.

"I'm looking forward to joining CHS, building on a strong tradition of safety, compliance and responsibility," said Lenzi. "CHS Compliance supports company values and helps strengthen the corporate culture. It will be a privilege to join this team."