People - July 2015

Peabody Energy named financial executive Amy Schwetz to executive vice president and CFO. She replaces Michael Crews, who has announced plans to step down by the end of July to take the top financial position at a major industrial firm.

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People - June 2015

Robert L. Benson, president and CEO, North American Coal, will retire at the end of June after 38 years of service. Benson will serve as vice chairman of the board of directors following his retirement until December. Upon his retirement, J.C. Butler Jr., currently senior vice president-project development, administration and Mississippi operations, will become president and CEO.

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People - May 2015

Glenn KellowPeabody Energy appointed Glenn Kellow president and CEO. He joined Peabody as President and COO in September 2013, and was named CEO-Elect and added to the board of directors in January 2015. He succeeds Gregory H. Boyce, who remains as Executive Chairman. The company also promoted Allen Capdeboscq to senior vice president, corporate development.

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People - March 2015

Michael Flannigan Peabody Energy named Michael J. Flannigan senior vice president, global government affairs. He succeeds Fredrick D. Palmer, currently senior vice president, government relations, who has been named special advisor to the Office of the Executive Chairman. Most recently, he served as vice president of global government advocacy outreach for Peabody.

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People - April 2015

Jimmy Brock
James A. Brock

CONSOL Energy named James A. “Jimmy” Brock to lead the company’s new master limited partnership, CNX Coal Resources LP. Brock was previously COO of CONSOL Energy’s coal division. He began his career with the company in 1979 at the Matthews mine. Also, Lorraine L. Ritter was appointed CFO and chief accounting officer of the MLP's general partner. Additionally, Martha A. Wiegand was named general counsel and secretary.

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