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Arch Coal Inc (ACI)

ACI on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Chapman

54 2016 Chairman of the Board

Paul Lang

55 2016 President, Chief Operating Officer

John Eaves

58 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Drexler

46 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

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

John Lorson

54 2016 Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Principal Accounting Officer

Allen Kelley

55 2014 Vice President - Human Resources

John Ziegler

49 2014 Chief Commercial Officer

Patrick Bartels

40 2016 Director

Sherman Edmiston

54 2016 Director

Patrick Kriegshauser

55 2016 Director

Richard Navarre

56 2016 Director

Scott Vogel

41 2016 Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Chapman

Mr. James N. Chapman serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. He brings more than 30 years of investment banking experience across a wide range of industries, including metals and mining, energy, and natural resources, as well as significant experience as a capital markets and strategic planning consultant. Since 2004, Chapman has served as a non-executive Advisory Director of SkyWorks Capital, LLC, an aviation and aerospace management consulting services company.

Paul Lang

Mr. Paul A. Lang serves as President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He was Director of the Company. Mr. Lang was elected our President and Chief Operating Officer in April 2015. He has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since April 2012 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.

John Eaves

Mr. John W. Eaves serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was Chairman of the Board of the Company. John W. Eaves currently serves as Arch Coal’s Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Eaves has served as a member of Arch’s board of directors since 2006. During his tenure with the company, he has also held the positions of president and chief operating officer; senior vice president of marketing; and vice president of marketing and president of Arch Coal Sales, the company’s marketing subsidiary. Mr. Eaves joined the corporation in 1987 after serving in various marketing-related positions at Diamond Shamrock Coal Company and Natomas Coal Company. In addition to his responsibilities with Arch Coal, he serves on the board of the National Mining Association, and he is immediate past chairman and president of the National Coal Council.

John Drexler

Mr. John T. Drexler serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He was Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. 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 the Company. 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 the Company, 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.

Deck Slone

Mr. Deck S. Slone is Senior Vice President - Strategy and Public Policy of the Company. 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.

John Lorson

Mr. John Lorson serve as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Lorson has served as Arch Coal’s Chief Accounting Officer since April 2008. Prior to that he served as Arch Coal’s controller from July 1997 to April 2008.

Allen Kelley

Mr. Allen R. Kelley is Vice President - Human Resources of the Company, 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., serves as Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. 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, President of Sales, then finally Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing and Marketing Administration. 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.

Patrick Bartels

Mr. Patrick J. Bartels, Jr. serves as Director of the Company. He is a managing principal at Monarch Alternative Capital LP, which focuses on investing in stressed and distressed companies across various industries and geographies. He has served as a director of WCI Communities, Inc. since 2009. Prior to joining Monarch in 2002, Mr. Bartels was a high-yield investments analyst at Invesco. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Bartels holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Sherman Edmiston

Mr. Sherman K. Edmiston, III, has more than 20 years of experience working with companies undergoing major transitions as a principal investor, investment banker and advisor. He recently served as chief restructuring officer of Xinergy, Ltd., a Central Appalachian producer of thermal and metallurgical coal. Edmiston has served on a number of boards during his career and previously served as a member of the board of JL French Automotive Castings, Inc.

Patrick Kriegshauser

Mr. Patrick A. Kriegshauser serves as Director of the Company. He serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer and as a principal owner of Sachs Electric Company, a leading specialty electrical and design firm. He has considerable experience in the coal and energy industries, including a 15-year career at Arch, during which he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer. In addition, he served on the board of directors of Walter Energy for 10 years.

Richard Navarre

Mr. Richard A. Navarre, CPA serves as Director of the Company. He is an accomplished senior executive with more than 30 years of diverse international business and financial experience, including as president of Peabody Energy. In his 19 years with Peabody, Navarre had executive responsibility for virtually all areas of the company. During his tenure, Peabody’s market cap grew from $480 million to more than $20 billion. He currently is a director on the boards of two publicly listed NYSE companies.

Scott Vogel

Mr. Scott D. Vogel serves as Director of the Company. He is a partner at Vogel Partners LP, a private investment firm, after serving as managing director at Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP. During his 14-year tenure at Davidson Kempner, Vogel invested in a diverse set of industries, including industrials and industrial services, business services, transportation, and metals and mining. Previously, Vogel worked at MFP Investors, investing in special situations and turnaround opportunities for the private investment firm of Michael F. Price, and at Chase Securities. Vogel has served on numerous boards during his career and is currently a member of the board of Merrill Corp.