People: Arch Coal Inc (ACI)

ACI on New York Consolidated

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31 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Wesley Taylor

71 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

John Eaves

56 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Drexler

44 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Paul Lang

53 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Director

Robert Jones

57 2008 Senior Vice President - Law, General Counsel, Secretary

Kenneth Cochran

53 2012 Senior Vice President - Operations

Deck Slone

50 2012 Senior Vice President - Strategy and Public Policy

Jeffrey Strobel

51 2011 Vice President - Business Development and Strategy

Allen Kelley

2014 Vice President - Human Resources

John Ziegler

47 2014 Chief Commercial Officer

David Freudenthal

63 2011 Independent Director

Patricia Godley

65 2004 Independent Director

Paul Hanrahan

56 2012 Independent Director

Douglas Hunt

61 1995 Independent Director

J. Thomas Jones

64 2010 Independent Director

George Morris

58 2012 Independent Director

Theodore Sands

68 1999 Independent Director

Peter Wold

66 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Wesley Taylor

Mr. Wesley M. Taylor serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of Arch Coal Inc., effective April 24, 2014. Taylor joined Arch's board in 2005 and was elected lead independent director in 2013. Prior to joining the Arch board, Taylor served as president of TXU Generation for 13 years and president of Dallas Power & Light for three years during a 38-year tenure with TXU. A graduate of Texas A&M University with BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering, Taylor currently serves on the board of FirstEnergy Corporation. He is a past chairman of the National Coal Council and a former member of the board of the National Mining Association and the Coal-Based Generation Stakeholders Group.

John Eaves

Mr. John W. Eaves is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Arch Coal Inc. Mr. Eaves served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2006 until he was elected as Chief Executive Officer in April 2012. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Eaves served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Eaves is currently the chairman of the National Coal Council, and also 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.

John Drexler

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

Paul Lang

Mr. Paul A. Lang serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Director of Arch Coal Inc. Mr. Lang has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since April 2012 and as 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.

Robert Jones

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

Kenneth Cochran

Mr. Kenneth D. Cochran is Senior Vice President - Operations of Arch Coal Inc., since August 2012. From May 2011 to August 2012, Mr. Cochran served as Group President of 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 Coal Company, 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 August 2008 to June 2012. Mr. Slone served as our Vice President—Investor Relations and Public Affairs from 2001 to August 2008.

Jeffrey Strobel

Mr. Jeffrey W. Strobel serves as Vice President - Business Development and Strategy of Arch Coal Inc. Prior to joining Arch Coal, Mr. Strobel held the following positions: Director of Energy Investment Banking for Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, from 2008 to 2011; Director of Energy Investment Banking for Wachovia Capital Markets, LLC, from 2007 to 2008; and Director, Vice President and Associate for A.G. Edwards Capital Markets from 2000 to 2007.

Allen Kelley

Mr. Allen R. Kelley is Vice President - Human Resources of Arch Coal Inc. Mr. Kelley most recently held the position of vice president of enterprise risk management and has 25 years of company service at Arch. He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Missouri -- St. Louis.

John Ziegler

Mr. John A. Ziegler, Jr., is Chief Commercial Officer of Arch Coal Inc. Ziegler most recently served as vice president of human resources and previously served as president of Arch Coal Sales. He joined Arch Coal as director of internal audit in 2002. Ziegler holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from St. Louis University and is a certified public accountant.

David Freudenthal

Governor David D. Freudenthal is Independent Director of Arch Coal Inc. Since June 2011, he 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.

Patricia Godley

Ms. Patricia F. Godley is 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.

Paul Hanrahan

Mr. Paul T. Hanrahan is Independent Director of Arch Coal, Inc. 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, Seven Seas Water Corporation, GreatPoint Energy, Inc., and Azura Power Holdings Limited.

Douglas Hunt

Mr. Douglas H. Hunt is Independent Director of Arch Coal Inc. Since 1995, Mr. Hunt has served as Director of Acquisitions of Petro-Hunt, LLC, 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, LLC. As Director of Acquisitions of Petro-Hunt, LLC, 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 is 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 on January 3, 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.

George Morris

Mr. George C. Morris, III, is Independent Director of Arch Coal, Inc. Since March 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 March 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.

Theodore Sands

Mr. Theodore D. Sands is 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.

Peter Wold

Mr. Peter I. Wold is Independent Director of Arch Coal Inc. Mr. Wold is President and co-owner of Wold Oil Properties, Inc., an oil and gas exploration and production company. 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 six years on the Wyoming Enhanced Oil Recovery Commission.

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