CHS Inc., a $42.7 billion agribusiness operation based in St. Paul, Minn., has named Jack Lenzi vice president of corporate compliance. 

Lenzi joins CHS from KPMG, where he was director of the firm's fraud risk management practice. Earlier in his career he spent time as ITT Corp. as chief ethics officer and vice president of corporate responsibility; and 15 years at Altria Group in various corporate compliance and regulatory affairs roles. He starts at CHS on Sept. 28.


Lenzi joins Jim Zappa, who became general counsel for CHS earlier this year after a stint as chief compliance officer at 3M Corp.


"Jack brings very deep experience working in and leading corporate compliance and ethics departments," Zappa said in a statement. "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."