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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Malone

67 2016 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Glenn Kellow

51 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Amy Schwetz

44 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

George Schuller

55 2017 President - Australia

Kemal Williamson

59 2012 President - Americas

Charles Meintjes

56 2019 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Paul Richard

59 2017 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Andrey Dorch

51 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Government Affairs and Corporate Secretary

Andrea Bertone

57 2019 Independent Director

Nicholas Chirekos

60 2017 Independent Director

Stephen Gorman

63 2017 Independent Director

Joe Laymon

66 2017 Independent Director

Teresa Madden

63 2017 Independent Director

Kenneth Moore

49 2017 Independent Director

Michael Sutherlin

72 2014 Independent Director

Shaun Usmar

49 2017 Independent Director

Vic Svec

Senior Vice President - Global Investor and Corporate Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Malone

Mr. Robert A. Malone is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Malone was elected Executive Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of First Sonora Bancshares, Inc., a financial services holding company, in October 2014. He also serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the First National Bank of Sonora, Texas, a position he has held since 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., at the time the largest producer of oil and natural gas and the second largest gasoline retailer in the United States. 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. Mr. Malone previously served in senior positions with Kennecott Copper Corporation. Other directorships include Halliburton Company, BP Midstream Partners and Teledyne Corporation. Mr. Malone holds a Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering from The University of Texas at El Paso and a Master of Science in Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Glenn Kellow

Mr. Glenn L. Kellow is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Kellow was named Peabody President and Chief Operating Officer in August 2013, President, Chief Executive Officer-elect and a director in January 2015, and President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2015. Mr. Kellow Mr. Kellow has a career that gives insights from the miner, competitor fuel and industrial customer perspectives. From 1985 to 2013, he worked for BHP Ltd. in the United States, Australia and South America. Mr. Kellow has held chief executive leadership, operating and financial roles in global business in coal, copper, nickel, aluminum, steel, oil and gas. He is Chairman of the World Coal Association, a director and executive committee member of the U.S. National Mining Association, and the Vice Chairman of the International Energy Agency Coal Industry Advisory Board. Mr. Kellow is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor Degree in Commerce from the University of Newcastle. He holds an Honorary Doctor of Science from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

Amy Schwetz

Ms. Amy B. Schwetz is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Ms. Schwetz serves as our principal accounting officer. Ms. Schwetz has executive responsibility for the Company’s financial and accounting functions, including treasury, insurance, risk management, accounting, financial reporting, tax, forecasting, capital management and budgeting, as well as investor relations and communications. She previously served as our Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration - Australia, from June 2013 to June 2015; Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration - Americas, from March 2012 to June 2013; Vice President of Investor Relations, from December 2011 to March 2012; Vice President of Capital and Financial Planning, from November 2009 to December 2011; Director of Financial Planning, from August 2007 to October 2009; and Director of Compliance and Accounting Policies, from August 2005 to August 2007. Prior to joining us, Ms. Schwetz was employed by Ernst & Young LLP, an international accounting firm, where she held multiple audit roles over eight years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Indiana University. Ms. Schwetz is a member of the Dean’s Council at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and serves on the board of Downtown STL, Inc..

George Schuller

Mr. George John Schuller, Jr., is President - Australia of the Company. Mr. Schuller has executive responsibility for our Australia operating platform, which includes overseeing the areas of health and safety, operations, sales and marketing, product delivery and support functions. Mr. Schuller has been with the Company for over three decades serving in both domestic and international operational posts, most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer in Australia. His extensive experience includes operations management for both surface and underground mining, continuous improvement and engineering services. Prior to serving as Chief Operations Officer in Australia, he served as Group Executive of Powder River Basin & Southwest Operations, Senior Vice President Engineering Services, Vice President Engineering Technical Services and Vice President Continuous Improvement following various operations and mine management positions with increasing responsibility. Mr. Schuller originally joined the Company as a Mine Engineer-in-Training following a student co-op program. He holds a Bachelor of Science in mining engineering from West Virginia University as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Charleston and also an Honorary Doctorate in engineering from West Virginia University.

Kemal Williamson

Mr. Kemal Williamson is President - Americas of the Company. He was named our President - Americas in October 2012. He has executive responsibility for our U.S. operating platform, which includes overseeing the areas of health and safety, operations, product delivery and support functions. Mr. Williamson has more than 30 years of experience in mining engineering and operations roles across North America and Australia. He most recently served as Group Executive of 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 for 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.

Charles Meintjes

Mr. Charles F. Meintjes is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Meintjes has executive responsibility for sales and marketing, corporate development, information technology, business services, technical services, and coal generation and emissions technology. Mr. Meintjes has extensive senior operational, strategy, continuous improvement and information technology experience with mining companies on three continents. He has also led financial and technical functions, large re-engineering programs, information technology system implementations and large industrial construction projects. He joined us in 2007, and prior to serving in his current post, he was our President - Australia. Other past positions with us include Acting President - Americas, Group Executive of Midwest and Colorado Operations, Senior Vice President of Operations Improvement and Senior Vice President Engineering and Continuous Improvement. Prior to joining us, 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 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.

Paul Richard

Mr. Paul V. Richard was named our Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in November 2017. He has executive responsibility for organizational and employee development, benefits, compensation, international human resources, security, travel and facilities management. Mr. Richard has more than 30 years of human resources experience and has been instrumental in leading his prior organizations to achieve Great Place to Work and Top Training Organization designations. From 2002 to 2017, Mr. Richard served as Vice President - Human Resources for Shaw Industries Group, Inc., a leading flooring materials producer and a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. Prior to that, he served as a human resources leader for 19 years at Ferro Corporation, a global supplier of technology-based manufacturing, including 4 years as Vice President - Human Resources. Mr. Richard holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and a Masters of Business Administration from Louisiana Tech

Andrey Dorch

Ms. Andrey Verona Dorch is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Government Affairs and Corporate Secretary of the Company. she has executive responsibility for providing comprehensive legal and government relations counsel for Peabody’s business activities and leads the Company’s global legal, government affairs and compliance functions. Ms. Dorch has close to 25 years of legal experience counseling diverse global businesses. Prior to joining Peabody, from 2006 to March 2015, she served in a variety of roles for Harsco Corporation, a leading global industrial services company, where she advised the leadership team and board on strategic legal and business initiatives, most recently serving as Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary. She also has experience in corporate and securities law from top-tier law firms and with Sumitomo Chemical Co. following a multi-year secondment in Tokyo, Japan. Ms. Dorch is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and is a member of the board of directors of Enterprise Bank & Trust, a regional bank with over $5.5 billion in assets, and is a member of the boards of directors of Girls Inc. (St. Louis) and the United Way (St. Louis). Ms. Dorch holds a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School.

Andrea Bertone

Ms. Andrea Elizabeth Bertone is Indepedent Director of the company. served as President of Duke Energy International, LLC (“Duke Energy”), a subsidiary of Duke Energy Corporation that until December 2016 owned, operated and managed power generation facilities in Central and South America, from 2009 until her retirement in 2016. Prior to her role as President of Duke Energy, she served as Associate General Counsel of Duke Energy from 2003-2009 and as Assistant General Counsel, Duke Energy Trading/Marketing and Duke Energy Merchants from 2001 to 2002. Ms. Bertone also served as a director of Duke Energy International Geração Paranapanema S.A. from 2008 until 2016. From 1984 to 2000, Ms. Bertone served in various legal roles in both South America and the United States. Other directorships include Yamana Gold Inc. and DMC Global Inc. Ms. Bertone earned a Master of Laws, International and Comparative Law from Chicago-Kent College of Law and a Bachelor of Law from the University of São Paulo Law School. She also completed a finance program for senior executives at Harvard Business School.

Nicholas Chirekos

Mr. Nicholas J. Chirekos is Independent Director of the company. He served in various investment banking roles at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. from 1987 until his retirement in 2016. He was most recently the Managing Director, North America Head of Mining from 2002 to 2016. Prior to that, he served as the Global Head of Mining and Metals. Mr. Chirekos serves on the Reiman School of Finance Advisory Board at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business and previously served on the board of directors of The Mineral Information Institute. He earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Denver and a Master of Business Administration from New York University.

Stephen Gorman

Mr. Stephen E. Gorman is Independent Director of the company. he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Borden Dairy Company from 2014 until his retirement in July 2017. Prior to joining Borden Dairy Company, he was with Delta Air Lines, Inc. from 2007 to 2014, where he was the Chief Operating Officer. From 2003 to 2007 Mr. Gorman served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Greyhound Lines, Inc. Mr. Gorman was also the Executive Vice President, Operations Support and President, North America for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. from 2001 to 2003. Other directorships include ArcBest Corporation, ASP AMC Holdings, Inc., ASP MSG Holdings, LLC and Bradley University. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Eureka College and a Master of Business Administration from Bradley University. Mr. Gorman brings to our Board extensive leadership from his roles as chief executive officer of three companies and operations experience as a senior executive of several companies, including companies with global operations. He also has mergers and acquisitions experience as well as financial expertise.

Joe Laymon

Mr. Joe W. Laymon is director of the company he served as Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Services for Chevron Corporation from 2008 until his retirement in 2017. Prior to joining Chevron Corporation, Mr. Laymon worked at Ford Motor Company from 2000 to 2008, where he was the Vice President, Human Resources and later the Group Vice President, Corporate Human Resources and Labor Affairs. He also served as the Vice President, Human Resources, U.S. and Canada Region for Eastman Kodak Company from 1996 to 2000. Other directorships include Detroit Thermal Systems, a privately held company of which he is a co-owner. Mr. Laymon also owns JWL Consulting LLC and co-owns VJ Enterprises LLC. Mr. Laymon earned a Bachelor of Science from Jackson State University and a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Wisconsin.

Teresa Madden

Ms. Teresa S. Madden is Independent Director of the company. She served as director of the company since 2017. She retired Xcel Energy, Inc. (“Xcel”), a utility holding company serving both electric and natural gas customers, in May 2016, where she was employed from 2003 and served most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2011 to 2016. Prior to joining Xcel, she was the Controller at Rogue Wave Software, Inc. From 1979 to 2000, she was the Controller and Manager at Xcel. She also served as an Executive in Residence at the University of Colorado’s Global Energy Management Program during the 2016-2017 school year. Other directorships include Enbridge Inc. and the Public Education & Business Coalition. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Colorado State University and a Master of Business Administration from Regis University.

Kenneth Moore

Mr. Kenneth W. Moore is director of the company. He has served as President of KWM Advisors, Inc. since 2016. Before that, he was Managing Director of First Reserve Corporation, a private equity and infrastructure investment firm focused on energy from 2004 to 2015. From 2000 to 2004 he served as a Vice President at Morgan Stanley & Co. Other directorships include Chaparral Energy, Inc. and the SEAL Legacy Foundation. Mr. Moore has also served as a senior advisor to Pine Brook Partners, a New York based private equity firm, since 2018. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University and Master of Business Administration from Cornell University.

Michael Sutherlin

Mr. Michael W. Sutherlin is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sutherlin served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Joy Global Inc. (“Joy”), a mining equipment and services provider from 2006 to 2013. From 2003 to 2006, he served as Executive Vice President of Joy and as President and Chief Operating Officer of its subsidiary, Joy Mining Machinery. Prior to joining Joy, Mr. Sutherlin served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Varco International, Inc. Mr. Sutherlin serves on the board of directors of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. Mr. Sutherlin holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Texas at Austin and Bachelor of Business Administration in Industrial Management from Texas Tech University.

Shaun Usmar

Mr. Shaun A. Usmar is director of the company. He founded Triple Flag Mining Finance Ltd. (“Triple Flag”) in April 2016 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding Triple Flag, Mr. Usmar served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Barrick Gold Corporation, from 2014 to 2016, where he helped restructure the company. He joined Xstrata plc in 2002 as a founding member of the leadership team that grew the company into one of the world’s largest diversified miners at the time of its acquisition by Glencore in 2013. While at Xstrata, his roles included co-head of Business Development in London, CFO of Xstrata’s global Ferro-Alloys business in South Africa, and CFO of Xstrata’s global Nickel business in Canada. Prior to Xstrata, Mr. Usmar worked at BHP Billiton in Corporate Finance in London, and started his career in mining in operations in the steel and aluminum industries as a production engineer. He has also served on the Ontario Advisory board of The Children’s Wish Foundation, since 2010. Mr. Usmar holds a BSc in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa, and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, both with distinction.

Vic Svec

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