People: Peabody Energy Corp (BTU)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gregory Boyce

59 2007 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Glenn Kellow

46 2013 President, Chief Operating Officer

Michael Crews

46 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Charles Meintjes

49 2012 President, Australia

Kemal Williamson

55 2012 President, Americas

Andrew Slentz

2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Jeane Hull

59 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Technical Officer

Alexander Schoch

59 2008 Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President - Law, Secretary

Bryan Galli

2014 Group Executive and Chief Marketing Officer

Christopher Hagedorn

41 2014 Group Executive and Chief Development Officer

Robert Malone

62 2014 Lead Independent Director

William Coley

70 2004 Independent Director

William James

68 2001 Independent Director

Robert Karn

72 2003 Independent Director

Henry Lentz

69 1998 Independent Director

William Rusnack

69 2002 Independent Director

Michael Sutherlin

67 2014 Independent Director

John Turner

72 2005 Independent Director

Sandra Van Trease

53 2003 Independent Director

Alan Washkowitz

73 1998 Independent Director

Heather Wilson

54 2013 Independent Director

Vic Svec

Senior Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Gregory Boyce

Mr. Gregory H. Boyce is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Peabody Energy Corporation. Mr. Boyce was named Chief Executive Officer Elect of the Company in March 2005, assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer in January 2006 and was elected Chairman by the Board of Directors in October 2007. He was President of the Company from October 2003 to December 2007 and was Chief Operating Officer of the Company from October 2003 to December 2005. He previously served as Chief Executive — Energy of Rio Tinto plc (an international natural resource company) from 2000 to 2003. Other prior positions include President and Chief Executive Officer of Kennecott Energy Company from 1994 to 1999 and President of Kennecott Minerals Company from 1993 to 1994. Mr. Boyce has extensive engineering and operating experience with Kennecott. He is Chairman of the Coal Industry Advisory Board of the International Energy Agency and is a former Chairman of the National Mining Association. Mr. Boyce serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S. China Business Council, and is a member of the Business Council, Business Roundtable and the National Coal Council. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Washington University in St. Louis and the Advisory Council of the University of Arizona’s Department of Mining and Geological Engineering. He is also President of the Board for Variety — The Children’s Charity of St. Louis and is a member of the Board of Commissioners of the St. Louis Science Center.

Glenn Kellow

Mr. Glenn L. Kellow has been appointed as President, Chief Operating Officer of Peabody Energy Corporation., with effect from August 21, 2013. He has executive responsibility for all aspects of our global operations including safety, production, sales and marketing, environmental, productivity improvement, engineering and planning. Mr. Kellow has experience in the global resource industry, where he has served in multiple executive, operational and financial roles in coal and other commodities in the United States, Australia and South America. From 1985 to 2013, Mr. Kellow served in a number of roles with BHP Billiton, the world’s largest mining company, including senior appointments as President, Aluminum and Nickel (2012-2013), President, Stainless Steel Materials (2010-2012), President and Chief Operating Officer, New Mexico Coal (2007-2010), and Chief Financial Officer, Base Metals (2003-2007). He is a former director of the World Coal Association and the National Mining Association and was the Chairman of Worsley Alumina (Australia), Chairman of Mozal (Mozambique) and Vice Chairman of the Nickel Institute. Mr. Kellow is a graduate of the advanced management program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Newcastle.

Michael Crews

Mr. Michael C. Crews is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Peabody Energy Corporation. He joined the Company in 1998 as Senior Manager of Financial Reporting, and has served as Assistant Corporate Controller, Director of Planning, Assistant Treasurer, Vice President of Planning, Analysis, and Performance Assessment, and Vice President of Operations Planning. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Crews served for three years in financial positions with MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. and six years at KPMG Peat Marwick in St. Louis. He serves on the Board of Directors of Action for Autism in St. Louis. Mr. Crews has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Missouri at Columbia, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Washington University in St. Louis and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Missouri.

Charles Meintjes

Mr. Charles F. Meintjes is President, Australia of Peabody Energy Corporation. He has executive responsibility for Australia operating platform, which includes overseeing the areas of health and safety, operations, sales and marketing, product delivery and support functions. Mr. Meintjes has senior operational, strategy, continuous improvement and information technology experience with mining companies on three continents. He joined the company in 2007, and most recently served as Acting President - Americas. Other past positions with the company include Group Executive of Midwest and Colorado Operations, Senior Vice President of Operations Improvement and Senior Vice President Engineering and Continuous Improvement. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Meintjes served as a consultant to Exxaro Resources Limited in South Africa, and is a former Executive Director and Board Member for Kumba Resources Limited in South Africa. He also served on the boards of two public companies, AST Gijima in South Africa and Ticor Limited in Australia, and has senior management experience in the steel and the aluminum industry with Iscor and Alusaf in South Africa. Mr. Meintjes holds dual Bachelor of Commerce degrees in accounting from Rand Afrikaans University and the University of South Africa. He is a Chartered Accountant in South Africa, and completed the advanced management program at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.

Kemal Williamson

Mr. Kemal Williamson is President, Americas of Peabody Energy Corporation. He has executive responsibility for our U.S. operating platform and business development activities. He oversees the areas of health and safety; operations; sales and marketing; product delivery; and support functions. Mr. Williamson has more than 30 years experience in mining engineering and operations roles across North America and Australia. He most recently served as Group Executive Operations for the Peabody Energy Australia operations. He also has held executive leadership roles across project development, as well as in positions overseeing our Western U.S., Powder River Basin and Midwest operations. Mr. Williamson joined us in 2000 as Director of Land Management. Prior to that, he served two years at Cyprus Australia Coal Corporation as Director of Operations and managed coal operations in Australia for half a decade. He also has mining engineering, financial analysis and management experience across Colorado, Kentucky and Illinois. Mr. Williamson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mining engineering from Pennsylvania State University as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Andrew Slentz

Mr. Andrew P. Slentz has been appointed as Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of Peabody Energy Corporation., effective April 1, 2014. In his new role, Slentz has executive responsibility for organizational and employee development, benefits, compensation, international human resources, security and facilities management. Slentz has been Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources at Peabody since 2010 and brings more than 25 years of varied human resources, organizational effectiveness and development experience in multiple regions around the world. Prior to joining Peabody in 2010, Slentz was Senior Vice President of Human Resources for People & Organization Support at Rio Tinto; Head of Human Resources for Drummond Company; and Vice President of Human Resources, Commercial Development and Shared Service for BHP Billiton.

Jeane Hull

Ms. Jeane L. Hull is Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of Peabody Energy Corporation. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Hull served as Chief Operating Officer of Kennecott Utah Copper, a subsidiary of Rio Tinto. She held numerous management, engineering and operations positions with Rio Tinto and affiliates and also spent 12 years with Mobil Mining and Minerals and Mobil Chemical Company. A registered professional engineer, Ms. Hull graduated from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Nova University in Florida. Ms. Hull is a member of the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources Council. She also serves on the University Advisory Board for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, the Industry Advisory Board for Missouri University of Science and Technology Mining Department and the Washington University Olin Business School Women's Leadership Forum Steering Committee.

Alexander Schoch

Mr. Alexander C. Schoch is Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President - Law, Secretary of Peabody Energy Corporation. He was named Executive Vice President Law and Chief Legal Officer in October 2006 and Secretary in May 2008. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Schoch served as Vice President and General Counsel for Emerson Process Management, an operating segment of Emerson Electric Co. and a supplier of process-automation products, from August 2004 to October 2006. Mr. Schoch also served in several legal positions with Goodrich Corporation, a global supplier to the aerospace and defense industries, from 1987 to 2004, including Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to that, he worked for Marathon Oil Company as an attorney in its international exploration and production division. Mr. Schoch holds a Juris Doctorate from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Kenyon College in Ohio. He is admitted to practice law in several states, and is a member of the American and International Bar Associations. Mr. Schoch serves as a Trustee on the Board of Trustees for the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation and on the Board of Directors of North Side Community School in St. Louis, Missouri ; and Case Western Reserve University Law Alumni Association, Cleveland, Ohio.

Bryan Galli

Mr. Bryan A. Galli has been appointed as Group Executive and Chief Marketing Officer of Peabody Energy Corporation., effective April 1, 2014. Galli previously served as Group Executive of Sales and Marketing – Australia, where he managed sales and marketing for Peabody's Australian metallurgical and thermal coal products. Prior to that, Galli served as President of Peabody COALSALES since 2006, leading efforts to transform the company's sales and marketing platform to serve global markets.

Christopher Hagedorn

Dr. Christopher J. Hagedorn has been appointed as Group Executive and Chief Development Officer of Peabody Energy Corporation., effective April 1, 2014. He has executive responsibility for a new Global Development and Strategy Group. In his new role, Hagedorn will be responsible for global market analytics, strategy, portfolio optimization and business development activities, with a focus on Asia. Hagedorn most recently served as President – Asia and Trading, where he led Peabody's global trading, brokerage and Asia growth activities. Dr. Hagedorn holds a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis and a Doctorate in chemical engineering from the University of California - Santa Barbara. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis.

Robert Malone

Mr. Robert A. Malone is an Lead Independent Director of Peabody Energy Corporation. Mr. Malone was elected as President and Chief Executive Officer of the First National Bank of Sonora, Texas in October 2009. He is a Retired Executive Vice President of BP plc and the Retired Chairman of the Board and President of BP America Inc. He served in that position from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Malone previously served as Chief Executive Officer of BP Shipping Limited from 2002 to 2006, as Regional President Western United States, BP America Inc. from 2000 to 2002 and as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company from 1996 to 2000. He is also a director of Halliburton Company, the First National Bank of Sonora and INTERA Incorporated. Mr. Malone serve as a member of the Board and its Compensation Committee and as Chairman of its Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Committee.

William Coley

Mr. William A. Coley is an Independent Director of Peabody Energy Corporation. From March 2005 to July 2009, Mr. Coley served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of British Energy Group plc. He was previously a non-executive director of British Energy. Mr. Coley served as President of Duke Power, the U.S.-based global energy company, from 1997 until his retirement in February 2003. During his 37-year career at Duke Power, Mr. Coley held various officer level positions in the engineering, operations and senior management areas, including Vice President, Operations (1984-1986), Vice President, Central Division (1986-1988), Senior Vice President, Power Delivery (1988-1990), Senior Vice President, Customer Operations (1990-1991), Executive Vice President, Customer Group (1991-1994) and President, Associated Enterprises Group (1994-1997). Mr. Coley was elected to the board of Duke Power in 1990 and was named President following Duke Power’s acquisition of PanEnergy in 1997. Mr. Coley earned his B.S. in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and is a registered professional engineer. He is also a director of E. R. Jahna Enterprises. Mr. Coley previously served as a director of British Energy Group plc, CT Communications, Inc. and SouthTrust Bank. He serve as a member of the Board and its Executive Committee and as Chairman of its Compensation Committee.

William James

Mr. William E. James is an Independent Director of Peabody Energy Corporation. Since July 2000, Mr. James has been co-founder and Managing General Partner of RockPort Capital Partners LLC, a venture capital fund specializing in energy and power, advanced materials, process and prevention technologies, transportation and green building technologies. Prior to joining RockPort, Mr. James co-founded and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Power LLC. He also co-founded the non-profit Citizens Energy Corporation and served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Corporation, its for-profit holding company, from 1987 to 1996. Mr. James is also a director of Ener1, Inc. and Micro Seismic Inc. He serve as a member of the Board and its Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.

Robert Karn

Mr. Robert B. Karn, III, is an Independent Director of Peabody Energy Corporation. Mr. Karn is a financial consultant and former managing partner in financial and economic consulting with Arthur Andersen LLP in St. Louis. Before retiring from Arthur Andersen in 1998, Mr. Karn served in a variety of accounting, audit and financial roles over a 33-year career, including Managing Partner in charge of the global coal mining practice from 1981 through 1998. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has served as a Panel Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Karn is also a director of Natural Resource Partners L.P., a master limited partnership that is listed on the NYSE, Kennedy Capital Management, Inc. and numerous NYSE-listed closed-end mutual and exchange traded funds under the Guggenheim Financial Family of Funds. He previously served as a director of the Fiduciary/Claymore Dynamic Equity Fund. He serve as a member of the Board and its Audit and Compensation Committees.

Henry Lentz

Mr. Henry E. Lentz is an Independent Director of Peabody Energy Corporation. Mr. Lentz served as a Managing Director of Lazard Frères & Co, an investment banking firm, from June 2009 to May 2011. He was a Managing Director of Barclays Capital, an investment banking firm and successor to Lehman Brothers Inc., an investment banking firm (“Lehman Brothers”), from September 2008 to June 2009. From January 2004 to September 2008 he was employed as an Advisory Director by Lehman Brothers. He joined Lehman Brothers in 1971 and became a Managing Director in 1976. He left the firm in 1988 to become Vice Chairman of Wasserstein Perella Group, Inc., an investment banking firm. In 1993, he returned to Lehman Brothers as a Managing Director and served as head of the firm’s worldwide energy practice. In 1996, he joined Lehman Brothers’ Merchant Banking Group as a Principal and in January 2003 became a consultant to the Merchant Banking Group. Mr. Lentz is also the non-executive Chairman of Rowan Companies, Inc. and a director of CARBO Ceramics, Inc., Macquarie Infrastructure Company and WPX Energy, Inc. He is member of the Board and its Nominating and Corporate Governance and Executive Committees.

William Rusnack

Mr. William C. Rusnack is an Independent Director of Peabody Energy Corporation. Mr. Rusnack served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Premcor Inc. from April, 1998 until April, 2002. Prior to joining Premcor, Rusnack was President of ARCO Products Company. During his 31-year career at ARCO, Rusnack was also President of ARCO Transportation Company, and Vice President of Corporate Planning. He served as the Chairman of The Trans-Alaska Pipeline Company Owners Committee from 1992 to 1994. He served on the Board of Directors of Solutia from 2010 to 2012 and Lyondell Petrochemical Company from 1988 to 1993. Rusnack also serves on the Board of Directors of Flowserve Corporation in Irving, Tex., and Sempra Energy in San Diego, Calif. He is also an investor and a member of the Board of Directors of Sequoia Sciences, an early stage pharmaceutical drug discovery company in St. Louis. Rusnack is a founding member and treasurer of the Saint Louis Arch Angels. The seven honorees were chosen from dozens of nominations that were submitted to the St. Louis Business Journal in recent months.

Michael Sutherlin

Mr. Michael W. Sutherlin is an Independent Director of Peabody Energy Corporation. Until December 2013, Sutherlin served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Joy Global Inc., a worldwide leader in mining equipment and services for surface and underground mining. Mr. Sutherlin served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Joy Global Inc. from 2006 until 2013. Prior to this role, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Joy Mining Machinery. Before joining Joy Global, Inc. in 2003, Mr. Sutherlin served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Varco International, Inc., a company providing oilfield products and services in 50 countries. Mr. Sutherlin joined Varco International Inc. in 1975 and his executive roles with the company included Vice President, European Business, Varco Oil Tools; President, Varco Oil Tools; and Vice President and General Manager, Best Industries. Mr. Sutherlin has served as a director of Joy Global Inc. since 2006 and director of Tesco Corporation since 2002. He also serves as a director of the Coal Industry Advisory Board of the International Energy Agency and of the National Mining Association. Mr. Sutherlin holds a Masters in Business Administration from University of Texas at Austin and a dual Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering degree from Texas Tech University.

John Turner

Mr. John F. Turner is an Independent Director of Peabody Energy Corporation. Mr. Turner served as Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs from November 2001 to July 2005. Mr. Turner was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of The Conservation Fund, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to public-private partnerships to protect land and water resources. He was director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from 1989 to 1993. Mr. Turner also served in the Wyoming state legislature for 19 years and is a past president of the Wyoming State Senate. He serves as a consultant to The Conservation Fund. Mr. Turner also serves as Chairman of the University of Wyoming, Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources. He is also a director of International Paper Company, American Electric Power Company, Inc. and Ashland, Inc. Mr. Turner serve as a member of the Board and its Health, Safety, Security and Environmental and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.

Sandra Van Trease

Ms. Sandra A. Van Trease is an Independent Director of Peabody Energy Corporation. Ms. Van Trease is Group President, BJC HealthCare, a position she has held since September 2004. BJC HealthCare is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations, delivering services to residents in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. Prior to joining BJC HealthCare, Ms. Van Trease served as President and Chief Executive Officer of UNICARE, an operating affiliate of WellPoint Health Networks Inc., from 2002 to September 2004. Ms. Van Trease also served as President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of RightCHOICE Managed Care, Inc. from 2000 to 2002 and as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer from 1997 to 2000. Prior to joining RightCHOICE in 1994, she was a Senior Audit Manager with Price Waterhouse LLP. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.

Alan Washkowitz

Mr. Alan H. Washkowitz is an Independent Director of Peabody Energy Corporation. Until July 2005, Mr. Washkowitz was a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers and part of the firm’s Merchant Banking Group, responsible for oversight of Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking Partners. He joined Kuhn Loeb & Co. in 1968 and became a general partner of Lehman Brothers in 1978 when it acquired Kuhn Loeb & Co. Prior to joining the Merchant Banking Group, he headed Lehman Brothers’ Financial Restructuring Group. Mr. Washkowitz is also a director of L-3 Communications Corporation. Mr. Washkowitz serve as a member of the Board and its Audit Committee and as Chairman of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Heather Wilson

Dr. Heather A. Wilson is an Independent Director of Peabody Energy Corporation. Dr. Wilson has served as President of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology since June 2013. During 2011 and 2012, Dr. Wilson was a candidate for election to the U.S. Senate. From 2009 to 2011, she served as President of the consulting firm of Heather Wilson & Company. From 1998 to 2009, Dr. Wilson served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, where she served as a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Chair of the House Intelligence Subcommittee on Technical and Tactical Intelligence. Prior to that time, Dr. Wilson served as Cabinet Secretary for the State of New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, as founder and President of Keystone International, Inc., a company dedicated to international business development, and as Staff Director of Defense Policy and Arms Control for the National Security Council. She is a former U.S. Air Force officer. Dr. Wilson is also a director of a private company, Seeker Aircraft America, Inc.

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