Contura Energy announced changes to its executive leadership team. Kevin Stanley, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, and Scott Kreutzer, executive vice president and chief strategy officer, left the company. Effective December 1, Mark Manno, executive vice president, chief administrative and legal officer and secretary; Suzan Moore, senior vice president, administration and chief human resources officer; and Jill Harrison, senior vice president and general counsel, will also leave their positions at the company. The board of directors also appointed Roger L. Nicholson as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, joining the company effective December 2. Nicholson brings more than three decades of legal experience, including having served as general counsel for International Coal Group Inc. and Massey Energy Co.

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