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Westmoreland Coal Co (WLB.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Hutchinson

61 2017 Interim President, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gary Kohn

51 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Investor Relations, Treasurer

Joseph Micheletti

52 2017 Chief Operating Officer

Jennifer Grafton

40 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Secretary

Nathan Troup

39 2015 Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Jeffrey Stein

47 2017 Chief Investment Officer, Director

Terry Bachynski

58 2014 Independent Director

Gail Hamilton

67 2011 Independent Director

Craig Mackus

63 2013 Independent Director

Jan Packwood

71 2011 Independent Director

Robert Scharp

68 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Hutchinson

Mr. Michael G. Hutchinson is Interim President, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Director of Westmoreland Coal Company, effective as of August 1, 2012. He recently retired from Deloitte & Touche. His Deloitte career spanned nearly 35 years, leading their Denver Energy and Natural Resources Practice for the last fifteen years while at the same time managing the Audit and Enterprise Risk Management practice of the Denver office. Mr. Hutchinson currently serves as a member of the board of directors of One Gas, Inc. and as its audit committee chairman.

Gary Kohn

Mr. Gary Alan Kohn serves as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Investor Relations, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Kohn joined the Company as Vice President, Investor Relations in April 2016. Mr. Kohn held diverse leadership position in investor relations, treasury, and financial planning and analysis across several public companies including First Data, Western Union, Ciber and most recently Intrepid Potash. Mr. Kohn began his career as a CPA with a focus on audit and taxation. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Northern Colorado in 1988.

Joseph Micheletti

Mr. Joseph Earl Micheletti serves as Chief Operating Officer of Westmoreland Coal Company. Mr. Micheletti joined Westmoreland in 1998 and has progressively held key leadership positions at Westmoreland including Jewett Mine General Manager and President, Senior Vice President of Coal Operations, and Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer. Mr. Micheletti has worked in the production, maintenance, processing, and engineering disciplines of the mining industry for 30 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mineral Processing Engineering from Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology.

Jennifer Grafton

Ms. Jennifer S. Grafton is Senior Vice President, Secretary and Chief Administrative Officer of Westmoreland Coal Co. She joined Westmoreland as Associate General Counsel in December 2008 and was named General Counsel and Secretary in February 2011. She was recently promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary in which she oversees a variety of functions including legal, human resources and risk management. Prior to Westmoreland, Ms. Grafton worked in the corporate group of various Denver-based and national law firms focusing her practice on securities and corporate governance. She is a member of the Colorado bar.

Nathan Troup

Mr. Nathan M. Troup is Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of the Company. Mr. Troup has 14 years of experience in public company accounting and auditing. From July 2011 to June 2015, Mr. Troup served as the Chief Accounting Officer and Controller, as well as various other positions, with DigitalGlobe, Inc., a leading provider of geospatial information products and services sourced from its own advanced satellite constellation. From August 2010 to June 2011, Mr. Troup was a Senior Manager with The Siegfried Group, LLP, which is a professional services firm that provides outsourced accounting and finance support to Fortune 1000 clients. From 2001 to July 2010, Mr. Troup worked as an auditor for Ernst and Young, LLP. Mr. Troup is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Missouri, Columbia.

Jeffrey Stein

Mr. Jeffrey S. Stein serves as Chief Investment Officer, Director of the Company. He was Independent Director of the Company. He is Founder and Managing Partner of Stein Advisors LLC, a financial advisory firm that provides consulting services to institutional investors. Mr. Stein is also Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Power Capital Advisors LLC, a financial advisory and merchant banking firm focused on energy, power and commodity-related project development and restructuring investments. Mr. Stein currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBC) and as a director on the boards of Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN), MLR Petroleum LLC (private) and Granite Ridge Holdings, LLC (private). Mr. Stein currently serves as a board observer on the board of TORM plc (NASDAQ CPH: TRMD A). Mr. Stein previously served as a director on the boards of US Power Generating Company (private) and KGen Power Corporation (private).

Terry Bachynski

Mr. Terry Bachynski is an Independent Director of Westmoreland Coal Company effective August 11, 2014. Mr. Bachynski has over 30 years’ experience in the energy business, having served in several executive management and board positions with various private and public companies, including Suncor Energy Inc., Gulf Canada Resources Limited, CS Resources Limited, EPCOR Utilities Inc. and Syncrude Canada. Since 2001, Mr. Bachynski has been President and CEO of JDEL Associates Ltd. which provides regulatory, environmental, stakeholder, aboriginal and government affairs consulting services to industry for the development and operation of major resource development projects, primarily in Western Canada. Mr. Bachynski sits on the boards of several private companies including Universe Machines Corporation, Unified Alloys Ltd. and Millennium EMS Solutions Ltd. Mr. Bachynski has an LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario and resides in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Gail Hamilton

Ms. Gail E. Hamilton is an Independent Director of Westmoreland Coal Company. She most recently served as Executive Vice President of Symantec Corporation, an infrastructure software and services provider, retiring in 2005. Previously, she served as the General Manager of the Communications Division of Compaq Computer Corporation and as the General Manager of the Telecom Platform Division for Hewlett-Packard Company. She is currently a director of Arrow Electronics Inc., OpenText Corp., and Ixia.

Craig Mackus

Mr. Craig R. Mackus is an Independent Director of Westmoreland Coal Co. He became Chief Financial Officer of Bucyrus International, Inc. in June 2004 after serving as Vice President-Finance from October 2002 through June 2004 and as Controller from February 1988 through May 2006. Mr. Mackus retired from Bucyrus International, Inc. in 2011 upon its merger with Caterpillar. He also served as Bucyrus's secretary from May 1996 through his retirement in 2011.

Jan Packwood

Mr. Jan B. Packwood is an Independent Director of Westmoreland Coal Company. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA), a holding company whose main subsidiary, Idaho Power Company, is an electric utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution, sale and purchase of electric energy, from 1999 to 2006. Prior to such time, Mr. Packwood served in various executive-level capacities of Idaho Power Company beginning in the 1980s. He currently serves as a director of IDACORP, Inc. and of various IDACORP, Inc. subsidiaries, including Idaho Power Company, IDACORP Financial Services, Inc. and Ida-West Energy Company.

Robert Scharp

Mr. Robert C. Scharp is an Independent Director of Westmoreland Coal Company. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Shell Coal Pty Ltd from 1997 to 2000 and then Chief Executive Officer of Anglo Coal Australia from 2000 to 2001. He served as the Chairman of the Shell Canada Energy Mining Advisory Council from 2005 to 2010. He had a 22 year career with Kerr McGee Corporation including serving as President - Kerr McGee Coal Corporation and Senior Vice President - Oil and Gas Production. Mr. Scharp was a director of Bucyrus International from 2005 to 2011 and was a director of Foundation Coal Holdings from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Scharp is also a retired Army National Guard colonel.