People: County Coal Ltd (CCJ.AX)

CCJ.AX on Australia Stock Exchange

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24 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Cameron

2011 IndependentNon-Executive Chairman,

Rodney Ruston

63 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director

Roger Knight

63 2012 General Manager Marketing

Terence Flitcroft

Company Secretary

David Miller

56 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director.

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Cameron

Mr. Robert (Bob) G. Cameron serves as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of County Coal Ltd. Bob Cameron holds degrees in mining, mineral economics and business administration and has had more than 37 years of experience in the coal industry. This includes 14 years as a senior manager with Coal & Allied Industries in the Hunter Valley and 21 years as Founder and Managing Director/CEO of Centennial Coal Company Limited. This Company grew from a market capitalisation of $20 million and was acquired by Banpu PLC in 2010 for approximately $2.5 billion. It currently operates 10 coal mines in NSW, producing around 20 million tonnes per annum. Upon the takeover of Centennial, Bob moved to the role of non-executive Chairman of the Company. Amongst other current positions, Bob is also Chairman of Hunter Valley Training Company Limited and Pacific Smiles Group. He is also a Director of Mining Education Australia, University of New South Wales Foundation and the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences. Bob is past Chairman of the Australian Coal Association, ACA Low Emissions Technology Ltd, NSW Minerals Council and the Australian Japan Coal Conference, and was a Director of Port Kembla Coal Terminal. He was also on numerous other government and industry boards and committees including the Ministerial Minerals Advisory Council. In 2002 The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy awarded Bob the Institute Medal in recognition of his outstanding leadership in the coal industry. In 2005 he received the Hunter Business Person of the Year Award from the Hunter Business Chamber, and in 2010 he received the Australian Mining Prospect Award for Most Outstanding Contribution to Mining. In 2012 he was awarded an Order of Australia for his contribution to the Australian mining industry, tertiary education and the community of the Hunter Valley.

Rodney Ruston

Mr. Rodney (Rod) John Ruston serves as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of County Coal Ltd effective February 21, 2013. He started in the Company as Chief Executive Officer since July 9, 2012. He is a mining engineer who also holds an MBA. He has 37 years of business experience in the resource industry and has worked at senior management level, including as CEO in public companies. He has worked with Savage Resources Limited, Wambo Mining, Oakbridge Limited and Kembla Coal & Coke. He has been for the last seven years a President and CEO of North American Energy Partners. He was CEO of Ticor Limited, for the construction and operation of a 120kt per annum titanium dioxide mining and smelting project in South Africa. More recently he has led a major mining and construction contractor, focused on the oil and gas industry, in Canada. Mr Ruston joined County Coal in early July 2012. For the previous 7 years he was President and CEO of North American Energy Partners, a large mining and construction contracting company located in western Canada. Prior to this he was the CEO of Ticor Limited, an Australian listed company involved in heavy minerals extraction and processing in Australia and South Africa. He also serves as Non-Executive Director of AngloGold Ashanti Limited.

Roger Knight

Mr. Roger W. Knight serves as General Manager Marketing of County Coal Ltd since April 12, 2012. Mr Knight is a highly experienced coal marketing executive, who brings to County a wealth of knowledge gained from a career spanning 30 years in the global coal industry. Prior to this role with County Coal, Mr Knight was the General Manager Marketing with Centennial Coal for 14 years , responsible for Centennial’s thermal, soft coking and coking coal sales into the domestic and export markets including Asia, Europe and the Middle East. In particular, Mr Knight was responsible for the Centennial Coal’s annual thermal price negotiations with Asian customers. Prior to joining Centennial Mr Knight worked in coal marketing at Coalex (Oakbridge) for 18 years, where he was also involved in domestic and export sales, vessel chartering and all coal transport infrastructure negotiations and contracting. Mr Knight was engaged under contract in April 2012 to focus on the development of County Coal’s export coal business to Asia. His targets include both the development of markets for County Coal’s projects in the Powder River Basin and provided there is acceptable cost/price relativity, the development of coal trading opportunities using off-take agreements for coal sourced from third party US suppliers.

Terence Flitcroft

Mr. Terence A. Flitcroft serves as Company Secretary of County Coal Ltd. Terry is a Chartered Accountant with broad commercial and financial experience and has acted as a director and company secretary for a number of private and public companies.

David Miller

Mr. David R. Miller serves as Non-Executive Director of County Coal Ltd since April 28, 2011. He is a Director and CEO of Strathmore Minerals Corp (a TSX listed mining group). His primary professional focus has been on minerals exploration, development, and mining. His career has spanned over 20 years, with a chain of companies that started with Utah International and evolved into AREVA, the French Nuclear Power Conglomerate. He is a fifth term member of the Wyoming Legislature, serving District 5-Riverton. He has served on Minerals, Revenue, Education, Corporations, and Health & Labor Committees and was an original appointee to the Wyoming Energy Commission. He is a registered professional geologist in Wyoming. He is the architect responsible for assembling the Miller Coal property, now owned by County Coal.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Cameron

130,800

Rodney Ruston

293,751

Roger Knight

--

Terence Flitcroft

--

David Miller

--
As Of 29 Jun 2013

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