People: Alpha Natural Resources Inc (ANR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Crutchfield

53 2012 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Paul Vining

59 2012 President

Frank Wood

61 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Gary Banbury

61 2013 Executive Vice President - Administration & Support Services

Philip Cavatoni

50 2009 Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

Brian Sullivan

46 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Glenn Eisenberg

52 2010 Lead Independent Director

Angelo Brisimitzakis

55 2013 Independent Director

William Crowley

68 2004 Independent Director

E. Linn Draper

70 2009 Independent Director

Deborah Fretz

66 2012 Independent Director

P. Michael Giftos

67 2005 Independent Director

L. Patrick Hassey

68 2012 Independent Director

Joel Richards

67 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Crutchfield

Mr. Kevin S. Crutchfield is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Natural Resources Inc. Mr. Crutchfield elected as chief executive officer and a member of the board at the time of the merger with Foundation Coal Holdings, Inc. (“Foundation”) on July 31, 2009 (the “Foundation Merger”), and served on the board of Alpha’s predecessor from November 2007 until the Foundation Merger. He has also served on the safety, health, environmental and sustainability committee since the Foundation Merger. Prior to that time, he served as Alpha’s predecessor’s president from January 2007 until the Foundation Merger. Mr. Crutchfield also served as Alpha’s predecessor’s executive vice president from November 2004 until January 2007. Mr. Crutchfield joined Alpha’s management team in March 2003. Prior to joining Alpha, he served as vice president of El Paso Corporation (from June 2001 to January 2003), president of Coastal Coal Company (acquired by Alpha in 2003), and held senior executive positions with AMVEST Corporation, AEI Resources, Inc., Cyprus Australia Coal Company and Pittston Coal Company. He holds a bachelor of science degree in mining and minerals engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and he also completed the executive program at the University of Virginia’s Colgate Darden School of Business.

Paul Vining

Mr. Paul H. Vining is President of Alpha Natural Resources Inc. Prior to that time, he served as our executive vice president and chief commercial officer from May 2011 until April 2012. Before joining Alpha in May 2011, he served as chief executive officer of White Oak Resources, a coal company, from October 2010 until April 2011. Before that time, he served as president and chief operating officer of Patriot Coal Corporation (“Patriot”) from July 2008 until September 2010, which filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in July 2012. Prior to the acquisition of Magnum Coal Company (“Magnum”) by Patriot, Mr. Vining served as president and chief executive officer of Magnum from 2006 until that acquisition. Prior to joining Magnum in 2006, he was senior vice president of marketing and trading at Arch Coal, Inc. From 2003 to 2006, he was president of Ellett Valley CC Inc., a coal trading, marketing and consulting company based in Williamsburg, Virginia. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Vining was executive vice president for sales and trading at Peabody Energy Corporation. From 1996 to 1999, he was president of Peabody COALTRADE. From 1995 to 1996, Mr. Vining was senior vice president of Peabody COALSALES. Earlier in his career, Mr. Vining held leadership positions with Guasare Coal America, AGIP Coal USA, Island Creek Coal and A.T. Massey Energy.

Frank Wood

Mr. Frank J. Wood is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Alpha Natural Resources Inc. Prior to that time, he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Foundation from August 2004 until the Foundation Merger and senior vice president and chief financial officer of RAG from 1999 to August 2004. In these positions, he was responsible for financial reporting, financial planning, income taxes, treasury and insurance. From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Wood was vice president and controller at Cyprus Amax Coal Company, and from 1991 to 1993, he was vice president of administration at Cannelton Inc. From 1979 to 1991, Mr. Wood held various accounting and financial management positions at AMAX Inc.’s coal and oil and gas subsidiaries.

Gary Banbury

Mr. Gary W. Banbury has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Administration & Support Services of Alpha Natural Resources Inc., effective July 2013. Prior to joining Alpha, Mr. Banbury served as executive vice president and chief administrative officer for Allied Nevada Gold Corp., a US-based gold mining and exploration company, from January 2012 to May 2013 and as vice president human resources and administration for Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc., a metals mining company, from March 2011 to December 2011. Prior to that time, Mr. Banbury was president and chief operating officer of RJ Human Capital Services, a consulting firm, from March 2010 to March 2011 and senior vice president of Alpha’s predecessor, and then later, the Company, from January 2008 to March 2010, as well as senior vice president/chief administrative officer for Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation from June 1993 to May 2007. Mr. Banbury earned his B.S. in personnel and labor relations from Michigan Technological University.

Philip Cavatoni

Mr. Philip J. Cavatoni is Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer of Alpha Natural Resources Inc. Prior to serving in his current position, he served as Alpha’s predecessor’s treasurer and executive vice president — finance and strategy from February 2009 until the Foundation Merger. Before joining Alpha, Mr. Cavatoni held various positions with JPMorgan Chase & Co., a global financial services firm (“JPM”), beginning in 1991. Mr. Cavatoni’s most recent position with JPM was managing director and head of the firm’s global paper, packaging and building products practice, in which he served as the senior investment banker responsible for management of client relationships, advisory and financing transactions and the strategic allocation of capital across the sector. Additionally, Mr. Cavatoni was responsible for JPM’s midwest M&A practice, coordinating the execution of transactions and business development for the firm’s midwest clients.

Brian Sullivan

Mr. Brian D. Sullivan is Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Alpha Natural Resources Inc. Mr. Sullivan has also served as president of Alpha Australia LLC since February 2011. Mr. Sullivan served for ten years as senior vice president and general counsel to The United Company, a private diversified holding company headquartered in Bristol, Virginia, as well as to that company’s subsidiaries in the coal, and oil and gas businesses. In this position, he was responsible for all aspects of mergers and acquisitions activity, contract negotiation and administration, human resources, and litigation. Prior to 2001, Mr. Sullivan was counsel with Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, in the firm’s Atlanta office. He began his legal career in Washington D.C. in 1992 with Arent, Fox.

Glenn Eisenberg

Mr. Glenn A. Eisenberg is Lead Independent Director of Alpha Natural Resources Inc. Prior to the Foundation Merger, he served as a member of the board of Alpha’s predecessor from 2005. Mr. Eisenberg served as executive vice president, finance and administration of The Timken Company, a diversified industrial manufacturer of innovative materials, products and services providing friction management and power transmission solutions for mechanical applications from 2002 through March 2014. Prior to joining The Timken Company, Mr. Eisenberg served as president and chief operating officer of United Dominion Industries, a manufacturer of proprietary engineered products, from 1999 to 2001, and as the president — test instrumentation segment and executive vice president for United Dominion Industries from 1998 to 1999. Mr. Eisenberg has also served as a director and chairman of the audit committee of Family Dollar Stores, Inc., owners and operators of discount stores, since November 2002 and January 2003, respectively.

Angelo Brisimitzakis

Dr. Angelo C. Brisimitzakis is Independent Director of Alpha Natural Resources Inc. He served as president, chief executive officer and a director of Compass Minerals International, Inc., a leading producer and marketer of inorganic mineral products with manufacturing sites in North America and the U.K., from May 2006 until retirement in December 2012. Dr. Brisimitzakis was employed from 1998 through 2005 with Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, last serving as executive vice president of the flame retardants and performance products division and, prior to that time, served for fourteen years in positions of increasing responsibility with General Electric Company in multiple materials-based businesses. He holds a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Wagner College, a master’s and Ph.D. degree in chemistry from New York University and an MBA in marketing from Pace University.

William Crowley

Mr. William J. Crowley, Jr., is Independent Director of Alpha Natural Resources Inc. Mr. Crowley has also served as an independent business advisor to various companies since 2002. Prior to his retirement in 2002, Mr. Crowley had a 32-year career with Arthur Andersen LLP, the public accounting firm, of which 16 years were in Baltimore, Maryland, including as managing partner of the Baltimore office for seven years. In this capacity, he was charged with the task of overseeing and managing the risks associated with portfolio clients which included performing an annual risk assessment, signing off on client acceptance or terminating a client relationship, assessing the capabilities of Arthur Andersen LLP’s personnel and ensuring the appropriate staffing of engagements based on skill sets and the client risk profile. Mr. Crowley currently serves as the chairman of the board of directors of JNL Series Trust, JNL Investors Series Trust, JNL Strategic Income Fund and JNL Variable Fund LLC, which are all part of a mutual fund complex (the “JNL Entities”). Prior to December 31, 2013, Mr. Crowley served as the chairman of the JNL Entities’ audit and investment committees for three years. He served as a director and chairman of the audit committee and as a member of the nominating and governance committee of BioVeris Corporation (“BioVeris”) from May 2004 to June 2007. He also served as a director and member of the audit committee of Provident Bankshares Corporation (“Provident Bankshares”) from May 2003 to May 2009.

E. Linn Draper

Dr. E.Linn Draper, Jr., is Independent Director of Alpha Natural Resources Inc. Prior to the Foundation Merger, he served as a member of the board of Alpha’s predecessor from its formation in November 2004. Dr. Draper joined American Electric Power, an electric utility company (“AEP”), as president in 1992 and served as the chairman, president and chief executive officer of AEP from 1993 until his retirement in April 2004. Prior to joining AEP, Dr. Draper worked for Gulf States Utilities Company from 1979 to 1992, serving as its chairman of the board of directors, and president and chief executive officer from 1987 to 1992. Dr. Draper received a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from Cornell University, was a professor of nuclear engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, and served as chairman of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations from 2001 to 2003. He has served as a director of Alliance Data Systems, Inc., a data management and transaction processing company, since 2005 (serving as a member of the compensation committee since 2005 and as chairman of that committee since 2009). Dr. Draper has also served as the non-executive chairman of the board of directors of NorthWestern Corporation, an electric and gas utility, since 2004. He previously served as a director of Temple-Inland Inc., a building products and corrugated packaging company, from 2004 until February 2012, and TransCanada Corporation, a pipeline and power generation company, from 2005 until April 2013.

Deborah Fretz

Ms. Deborah M. Fretz is Independent Director of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. From 2002 until her retirement in July 2010, Ms. Fretz was president and chief executive officer of Sunoco Logistics Partners, LP. Sunoco Logistics Partners is a publicly traded master limited partnership which was formed to acquire, expand, own and operate a geographically diverse group of crude oil and refined products pipelines, terminals and storage facilities in eleven states. Prior to her role in Sunoco Logistics Partners, she held executive positions with the commercial and manufacturing businesses of Sunoco, including as vice president mid-continent refining, marketing and logistics which included Sunoco’s lubricant business as well as the MidAmerica refining and marketing business. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry from Butler University and an MBA from Temple University. She also completed the senior executive program at MIT’s Sloan School. Ms. Fretz currently serves as a member of the supervisory board of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V., a provider of infrastructure services to energy companies, since May 2013. Ms. Fretz served as a director of Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC, a diversified natural gas storage company (“Niska”), until March 2014, where she had served as the interim non-executive chair of the board and a member of the audit and compensation committees, and GATX, a Chicago-based transportation service firm (“GATX”), until 2012. She also previously served as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

P. Michael Giftos

Mr. P. Michael Giftos is Independent Director of Alpha Natural Resources Inc. From 1975 to 2004, he served in many executive positions with CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries (“CSX”). From 2000 through 2004, Mr. Giftos served as CSX Transportation’s executive vice president and chief commercial officer. He also served as senior vice president and general counsel at CSX from 1990 through 2000. From 1985 through 1989, he served as vice president and general counsel at CSX. Mr. Giftos was directly involved in risk management at CSX and the CSX transportation risk management group reported to him during much of the period that he served as a CSX senior vice president. Mr. Giftos received his law degree from the University of Maryland in 1974 and a bachelor of arts in political science from George Washington University in 1969. Mr. Giftos has also served as a member of the board of directors of Pacer International, Inc., a global cartage and logistics services company (“Pacer”), since April 2004, of which he is a member of its compensation committee and chairman of its governance committee.

L. Patrick Hassey

Mr. L. Patrick Hassey is Independent Director of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. He served as chairman and chief executive officer of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated, a global leader in the production of specialty materials for the aerospace, chemical and oil and gas industries (“ATI”), until he retired in May 2011. He was elected to ATI’s board of directors in July 2003, appointed as ATI’s president and chief executive officer in October 2003, and became chairman of ATI’s board of directors in May 2004. Mr. Hassey served as ATI’s president until August 2010. Prior to October 2003, he was as an outside management consultant to ATI’s executive management. Before joining ATI, Mr. Hassey served as executive vice president and as a member of the corporate executive committee of Alcoa from May 2000 until his early retirement in February 2003, and as executive vice president of Alcoa and group president of Alcoa Industrial Components from May 2000 to October 2002. Prior to May 2000, he served as executive vice president of Alcoa and president of Alcoa Europe, Inc. from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Hassey currently is a member of the board of directors of Ryder System, Inc., a global leader of transportation and supply chain management solutions (“Ryder”), where he is chairman of the compensation committee and a member of the corporate governance and nominating committee.

Joel Richards

Mr. Joel Richards, III, is Independent Director of Alpha Natural Resources Inc. He also served as a member of the board of directors of Foundation’s predecessor, RAG American Coal Holdings, Inc. (“RAG”), from 2000 to 2003. Since 2002, he has been a principal in a management consultant firm, Joel Richards and Associates, LLC. Mr. Richards was executive vice president and chief administrative officer of El Paso Energy Corp. from 1996 until his retirement in 2002. From 1990 through 1996, he served as senior vice president human resources and administration at El Paso Natural Gas Company. At El Paso, Mr. Richards served on the executive committee, which reviewed and managed, among other matters, risk throughout the organization and served on its corporate safety committee for several years which performed a corporate safety performance quarterly review of all El Paso company business units. He was also senior vice president finance and administration at Meridian Minerals Company, where he worked from 1985 to 1990. Prior to that time, he held various management and labor relations positions at Burlington Northern, Inc., Union Carbide Corporation and Boise Cascade Corporation. Mr. Richards earned his bachelor of science in political science and masters in administration from Brigham Young University. Mr. Richards has served as a member of the board of directors of The Layton Companies, Inc., a privately held firm specializing in construction management for a wide variety of commercial and public clients, since September 2008.

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