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Arch Coal Inc (ACI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Eaves

58 2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Paul Lang

55 2015 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

John Drexler

46 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer

Robert Jones

59 2008 Senior Vice President - Law, General Counsel, Secretary

Kenneth Cochran

55 2012 Senior Vice President - Operations

Deck Slone

52 2012 Senior Vice President - Strategy and Public Policy

Allen Kelley

55 2014 Vice President - Human Resources

John Ziegler

49 2014 Chief Commercial Officer

Paul Hanrahan

58 2015 Lead Independent Director

David Freudenthal

65 2011 Independent Director

Patricia Godley

67 2004 Independent Director

Douglas Hunt

63 1995 Independent Director

J. Thomas Jones

66 2010 Independent Director

George Morris

60 2012 Independent Director

James Sabala

61 2015 Independent Director

Theodore Sands

70 1999 Independent Director

Wesley Taylor

73 2015 Independent Director

Peter Wold

68 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Eaves

Mr. John W. Eaves serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Eaves was elected Chairman of the Board in April 2015 and currently serves as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Eaves served as our President and Chief Operating Officer from 2006 until he was elected as our Chief Executive Officer in April 2012. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Eaves served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Eaves currently serves on the boards of COALOGIX, National Mining Association, the Business Roundtable, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity and the Business Council. Mr. Eaves was previously a director of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. and former chairman of the National Coal Council. Mr. Eaves contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through his position as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and as a result of the experience he has gained during his tenure with the Company, Mr. Eaves has intimate knowledge of all aspects of the Company’s business and close working relationships with all of the Company’s senior executives. In addition, as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Eaves has an extensive understanding of the Company’s industry and customer base.

Paul Lang

Mr. Paul A. Lang serves as President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Lang has served as our President and Chief Operating Officer since April 2015. Mr. Lang served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from April 2012 to 2015, and as our Executive Vice President-Operations from August 2011 to April 2012. Mr. Lang served as Senior Vice President-Operations from 2006 through August 2011, as President of Western Operations from 2005 through 2006 and President and General Manager of Thunder Basin Coal Company from 1998 to 2005. He currently serves on the boards of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. and Knight Hawk Coal Company. Mr. Lang also serves on the development board of the Mining Department of the Missouri University of Science & Technology, and is chairman of the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources Council. Mr. Lang, through his various roles at Arch Coal, Inc. and related coal industry product development, as well as international markets, brings a mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain. As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Lang has an extensive understanding of the Company, industry and customer base.

John Drexler

Mr. John T. Drexler serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer of Arch Coal, Inc., since April 2008. Mr. Drexler served as our Vice President—Finance and Accounting from 2006 to 2008. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Drexler served as our Director of Planning and Forecasting. Prior to 2005, Mr. Drexler held several other positions within our finance and accounting department.

Robert Jones

Mr. Robert G. Jones serves as Senior Vice President - Law, General Counsel, Secretary of Arch Coal, Inc. Mr. Jones has served as our Senior Vice President—Law, General Counsel and Secretary since 2008. Mr. Jones served as Vice President—Law, General Counsel and Secretary from 2000 to 2008.

Kenneth Cochran

Mr. Kenneth D. Cochran serves as Senior Vice President - Operations of Arch Coal, Inc., since August 2012. From May 2011 to August 2012, Mr. Cochran served as Group President of our western operations, which included Thunder Basin Coal Company, the Arch Western Bituminous Group, Arch of Wyoming and the Otter Creek development, and served as President and General Manager of Thunder Basin Coal Company from 2005 to April 2011. Prior to joining Arch Coal in 2005, Mr. Cochran spent 20 years with TXU Corporation. Mr. Cochran currently serves on the boards of Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC, Knight Hawk Holdings, LLC, and Tongue River Holding Company.

Deck Slone

Mr. Deck S. Slone is Senior Vice President - Strategy and Public Policy of Arch Coal Inc. Mr. Slone has served as our Senior Vice President—Strategy and Public Policy since June 2012. Mr. Slone served as our Vice President—Government, Investor and Public Affairs from 2008 to June 2012. Mr. Slone served as our Vice President—Investor Relations and Public Affairs from 2001 to 2008. Mr. Slone is a director of Millennium Bulk Terminals—Longview and DKRW Advanced Fuels. In addition, Mr. Slone serves as co-chair of the Coal Utilization Research Council, as a director and member of the executive committee of the World Coal Association, as a director of the American Coal Foundation and as a member of the steering committee of the Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization at Washington University in St. Louis.

Allen Kelley

Mr. Allen R. Kelley is Vice President - Human Resources of Arch Coal Inc. since March 2014. From 2008 to March 2014 Mr. Kelley served as our Vice President—Enterprise Risk Management. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Kelley served as our Director of Internal Audit. Prior to 2005, Mr. Kelley held various finance and accounting positions within the corporate and operations functions of Arch Coal, Inc.

John Ziegler

Mr. John A. Ziegler, Jr., is Chief Commercial Officer of Arch Coal Inc. Mr. Ziegler served as our Vice President—Human Resources from April 2012 to March 2014. From October 2011 to April 2012, Mr. Ziegler served as our Senior Director—Compensation and Benefits. From 2005 to October 2011 Mr. Ziegler served as Vice President—Contract Administration of Arch Coal Sales Company, as well as other senior management positions at Arch Coal Sales Company. Mr. Ziegler joined Arch Coal in 2002 as Director—Internal Audit. Prior to joining Arch Coal, Mr. Ziegler held various finance and accounting positions with bioMerieux and Ernst & Young.

Paul Hanrahan

Mr. Paul T. Hanrahan serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hanrahan was appointed lead director of the Board in April 2015. Since October 2012, Mr. Hanrahan has served as the Chief Executive Officer of American Capital Infrastructure Management, LLC, a company which invests in global energy infrastructure assets. From 2002 until 2011, Mr. Hanrahan served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The AES Corporation, a global power company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, and as its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2000 to 2002. Mr. Hanrahan also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of AES China Generating Co. for more than five years. He currently serves on the boards of Ingredion Incorporated, AquaVenture Holdings, LLC, GreatPoint Energy, Inc., Azura Power Holdings Limited and BMR Energy, LLC. Mr. Hanrahan contributes to the mix of qualifications the Board seeks to maintain through his current position as Chief Executive Officer of a company investing in energy infrastructure assets, as well as his former senior management positions with The AES Corporation. Serving in these capacities has provided Mr. Hanrahan with a strong understanding of the energy industry and the regulatory issues our customers face. In addition, Mr. Hanrahan brings to our Board experience in leading public companies as they expand internationally, having served as the Chief Executive Officer of a global public company. Finally, Mr. Hanrahan’s service on other boards provides him with valuable governance and oversight experience.

David Freudenthal

Governor David D. Freudenthal serves as Independent Director of Arch Coal, Inc. Since June 2011, Governor Freudenthal has been Senior Counsel with the law firm of Crowell & Moring, LLC. Governor Freudenthal served as the Governor of Wyoming from 2003 until January 2011. Prior to his service as Governor, he served as U.S. Attorney for the District of Wyoming. Governor Freudenthal contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through his experience as Governor for the State of Wyoming. This experience has provided Governor Freudenthal with a significant understanding of the regulatory and governmental issues facing the Company in our daily operations.

Patricia Godley

Ms. Patricia F. Godley serves as Independent Director of Arch Coal, Inc. From 1998 until July 2012, Ms. Godley served as a partner with the law firm of Van Ness Feldman, practicing in the areas of economic and environmental regulation of electric utilities and natural gas companies. Ms. Godley retired as a partner effective July 2012, and now serves as Senior Counsel and Consultant to the firm. In June 2013, Ms. Godley joined the board of directors of Graymont Ltd., a privately-owned lime producing and processing company headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, and serves on the board’s Audit Committee and Environment, Safety and Health Committee. Ms. Godley is also a director of the United States Energy Association, which is the U.S. arm of the World Energy Council. Ms. Godley contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through her work as an attorney in the areas of economic and environmental regulations. This experience has provided Ms. Godley with an in-depth knowledge of the ever changing regulatory environment that the Company faces, and dealing with governmental agencies in this regulatory environment. From her work in this area, she also has an extensive background in the energy industry and the environmental issues facing the Company.

Douglas Hunt

Mr. Douglas H. Hunt serves as Independent Director of Arch Coal, Inc. Since 1995, Mr. Hunt has served as Director of Acquisitions of Petro-Hunt, L.L.C., a private oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Hunt contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through his long-time position as a senior officer for Petro-Hunt, L.L.C. As Director of Acquisitions of Petro-Hunt, L.L.C., Mr. Hunt has significant experience as a senior officer in the energy industry and in the strategic planning of companies as they look to grow their business.

J. Thomas Jones

Mr. J. Thomas Jones serves as Independent Director of Arch Coal, Inc. Mr. Jones was Chief Executive Officer of West Virginia United Health System located in Fairmont, West Virginia from 2002 until his retirement in January 2014. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Jones served as Chief Executive Officer of Genesis Hospital System in Huntington, West Virginia. Mr. Jones is also a director of City Holding Company, Inc., a past director of Premier, Inc. and a member of the West Virginia University Board of Governors. Mr. Jones contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through his services as Chief Executive Officer of health systems in the State of West Virginia. Being in charge of companies in a heavily regulated industry, Mr. Jones brings the valuable experience of assisting a company navigate through an ever changing regulatory background.

George Morris

Mr. George C. Morris, III, serves as Independent Director of Arch Coal, Inc. Since 2009, Mr. Morris has served as President of Morris Energy Advisors, Inc., and its successor Morris Energy Advisors, LLC. From 2006 until his retirement in 2009, Mr. Morris served as a managing director at Merrill Lynch & Co. Prior to 2006, Mr. Morris served as a managing director of investment banking at Petrie Parkman & Co. until its acquisition by Merrill Lynch & Co. in 2006, and also previously served as a managing director of investment banking at Simmons & Company International, as a director of investment banking at Merrill Lynch & Co., and as a director of investment banking at The First Boston Corporation. Mr. Morris also serves on the board of directors of Calumet GP, LLC, the general partner of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. Mr. Morris contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through his experience and roles with a variety of investment companies, including his most recent role as a managing director at Merrill Lynch & Co. His experience in advising clients of investment companies provides Mr. Morris with a strong understanding of the financial hurdles public companies face, including the various financing avenues available for a company. In addition, his board member experience adds additional valuable management and oversight knowledge to our Board.

James Sabala

Mr. James A. Sabala serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sabala is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hecla Mining Company, a silver, gold, lead and zinc mining company with operations throughout North America. Mr. Sabala was appointed Chief Financial Officer in May 2008 and Senior Vice President in March 2008. Prior to his employment with Hecla Mining Company, Mr. Sabala was Executive Vice President — Chief Financial Officer of Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation from 2003 to February 2008. Mr. Sabala also served as Vice President — Chief Financial Officer of Stillwater Mining Company from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Sabala contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain through his position as Chief Financial Officer of a publicly traded mining company. Mr. Sabala’s business experience has provided him with a strong understanding of financial accounting and reporting, auditing, corporate finance and internal control matters. In addition, Mr. Sabala brings to our Board significant mining experience, providing our Board with an individual with extensive experience in the strategic planning, environmental and safety matters required in our industry.

Theodore Sands

Mr. Theodore D. Sands serves as Independent Director of Arch Coal, Inc. Since 1999, Mr. Sands has served as President of HAAS Capital, LLC, a private consulting and investment company. Mr. Sands served as Managing Director, Investment Banking for the Global Metals/Mining Group of Merrill Lynch & Co. from 1982 until 1999. Mr. Sands has also served as a member of the board of directors for several other companies. Mr. Sands contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through his prior role at Merrill Lynch and as the head of a private investment company. In leading an investment company in today’s economy, Mr. Sands has a strong understanding of the financial hurdles public companies face, as well as an in-depth knowledge of the various financing avenues available for a company. In addition, his past experience as a board member for several other companies adds valuable prior oversight experience to our Board.

Wesley Taylor

Mr. Wesley M. Taylor serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Taylor served as Chairman of the Board of Arch Coal, Inc. from April 2014 to April 2015. Mr. Taylor served as lead director of the Board from February 2013 to April 2014. Mr. Taylor was President of TXU Generation, a company engaged in electricity infrastructure ownership and management. Mr. Taylor served at TXU for 38 years prior to his retirement in 2004. Mr. Taylor also served on the board of directors of FirstEnergy Corporation from 2004 until 2015. Mr. Taylor contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through his experience with TXU Generation, as well as his service as a member of the board of directors of FirstEnergy Corporation. Mr. Taylor’s experience has provided him with a strong background in the energy industry. In addition, as President of TXU Generation, Mr. Taylor brings to our Board the experience of guiding a company in all aspects of its day-to-day operations.

Peter Wold

Mr. Peter I. Wold serves as Independent Director of Arch Coal, Inc. Mr. Wold is President and co-owner of Wold Oil Properties, LLC, and Wold Energy Partners, L.L.C., both companies are engaged in oil and gas exploration and production. He is also Vice President of American Talc Company, a corporation that mines and processes talc in Western Texas. He is a director of the Oppenheimer Funds, Inc. New York Board. Mr. Wold has also served in the Wyoming House of Representatives, as a director of the Denver Branch of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank, and recently completed seven years on the Wyoming Enhanced Oil Recovery Commission. Mr. Wold contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through his experience as president of oil and gas exploration and production companies, as well as his positions with Oppenheimer Funds, Inc. and the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank. This experience has provided Mr. Wold with a deep understanding of the financial hurdles and constraints companies face in today’s economy. In addition, as head of an energy company, Mr. Wold has a strong understanding of the environmental and other regulatory issues the Company faces, particularly in the Western United States.