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People - September 2017


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David G. Zatezalo

U.S. President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate David G. Zatezalo of West Virginia to be the assistant secretary of labor for mine safety and health. Prior to his retirement as chairman of Rhino Resources GP LLC in late 2014, Zatezalo had served as president and CEO, and was previously COO of Rhino as well as president of Hopedale Mining LLC.


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Kenneth J. Lund
Corsa Coal Corp. appointed Kenneth J. Lund as its general counsel and vice president, administration. Previously, he was general counsel and vice president, commercial, of the Americas region of the DRA Group, a multinational engineering project delivery and asset management group operating across major global finance markets.


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Anthony Orlando                Michael Ward

Contura Energy Inc. appointed Anthony Orlando and Michael Ward as new independent members of its board of directors. Most recently, Orlando served as president and CEO of Covanta Holding Corp. Most recently, Ward as board chairman and chief executive of CSX Corp. and its predecessor company, Chessie System Inc.


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Craig W. Nunez               Christopher J. Zolas
Natural Resource Partners L.P. announced that Wyatt L. Hogan, president and COO, has resigned. Craig W. Nunez, CFO and treasurer, will succeed Hogan. Christopher J. Zolas, chief accounting officer, will succeed Nunez.



Michael Cope has been named interim president of the Ohio Coal Association. Former President Christian Palich has been appointed to a position within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C.



Teck Resources Ltd. appointed Scott Maloney as vice president, environment. Maloney succeeds Michael Davies, who has begun a phased retirement. Maloney joins Teck from BHP and brings to the role more than 20 years of functional environmental experience.


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Neil Chatterjee
Neil Chatterjee has been appointed chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Prior to his confirmation, Chatterjee was an energy policy advisor to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Prior to serving McConnell, he worked as a principal in government relations for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and as an aide to House Republican Conference Chairwoman Deborah Pryce.


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Alain Bérard
Camfil appointed Alain Bérard to the position of group executive vice president in charge of the Air Pollution Control (APC) global business unit. For the last four years, Bérard was in charge of Camfil’s global product portfolio, research and development, and communication.


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Bridget Neal
Bridgestone Americas named Bridget Neal as president, off-the-road (OTR), Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO). Neal succeeds Taylor Cole. Previously, she was director, OTR tire sales.


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Robert Franklin
Robert Franklin has been appointed as interim director of sales and marketing, Americas, at Terex Trucks. He joined Terex Corp. in 2002, working firstly as a compact equipment salesman and he later moved into the heavy industry division in 2006.