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CNX Resources Corp (CEIX.N)

CEIX.N on New York Stock Exchange

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4 Dec 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Brock

63 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mitesh Kumar Thakkar

41 2020 Chief Financial Officer

John Rothka

42 2017 Chief Accounting Officer

Kurt Salvatori

50 2017 Chief Administrative Officer

Martha Wiegand

49 2017 General Counsel, Secretary

James McCaffrey

63 2019 Chief Commercial Officer

Sophie Bergeron

42 2019 Independent Director

John Mills

72 2006 Independent Director

Joseph Platt

72 2016 Independent Director

William Powell

64 2004 Independent Director

Edwin Roberson

74 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Brock

Mr. James A. Brock serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has served as our Chief Executive Officer since June 21, 2017, and as our President since December 4, 2017, and he has been a member of our Board since November 28, 2017. He currently serves as a member of our Board’s Health, Safety and Environmental Committee. Mr. Brock previously served as the Chief Operating Officer-Coal of CNX from December 10, 2010 until November 28, 2017, when CEIX separated from CNX. Mr. Brock also currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of the general partner of CONSOL Coal Resources LP, a position he has held since March 16, 2015. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President-Northern Appalachia-West Virginia Operations of CNX from 2007 to 2010, and as Vice President-Operations of CNX from 2006 to 2007. Mr. Brock began his career with CNX in 1979 at the Matthews Mine and since then has served at various locations in many positions including Section Foreman, Mine Longwall Coordinator, General Mine Foreman and Superintendent. Mr. Brock’s achievements in mining were recognized with his being named 2010 Coal Safety Leader of the Year in West Virginia and his induction into the West Virginia Coal Hall of Fame in 2016. Mr. Brock also currently serves as the Treasurer of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance board of directors, and as a member of the boards of directors of the National Coal Council, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) and the National Mining Association.

Mitesh Kumar Thakkar

Mr. Mitesh Kumar B. Thakkar serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He has served as our Interim Chief Financial Officer since January 1, 2020. Mr. Thakkar has also served as Director of Finance and Investor Relations of CEIX and CONSOL Coal Resources LP since November 2017 and as Director of Finance and Investor Relations of CONSOL Coal Resources LP since May 2015. He previously served in various roles in the equity research department of FBR Capital Markets Corporation (now part of B. Riley FBR, Inc.) from May 2007 through May 2015 where he provided equity research coverage for companies in the metals and mining sector starting as an intern and moving up to VP, Research Analyst from July 2011 to May 2015. Prior to his work at FBR, he served in various roles at Reliance Engineering Associates Pvt. Ltd. from September 2002 through June 2006 where he managed project planning and controls for various petrochemical and telecom-related projects. Mr. Thakkar holds a Bachelors of Engineering (Mechanical) degree from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda and a Masters in Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University.

John Rothka

Mr. John Rothka CPA serves as Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. He also serves as the Chief Accounting Officer of the general partner of CONSOL Coal Resources LP, a position he has held since August 2, 2017. Prior to his appointment as the Chief Accounting Officer of the general partner of CONSOL Coal Resources LP and beginning in July 2015, Mr. Rothka served as the Controller of the general partner. Mr. Rothka joined the Accounting Department of CNX in September 2005, where he served in positions of increasing responsibility, and was promoted to Senior Manager in February 2012, a position he served in until July 2015. Prior to joining CNX, Mr. Rothka began his professional career at the accounting firm of Aronson LLC, where he served from September 1999 to November 2002, before joining Deloitte from November 2002 to September 2005, where he held several positions of increasing responsibility in the audit and assurance groups. Mr. Rothka is a certified public accountant.

Kurt Salvatori

Mr. Kurt R. Salvatori serves as Chief Administrative Officer of the Company. He has also served as Vice President- Administration of CONSOL Pennsylvania Coal Company since January 1, 2017. Previously, Mr. Salvatori served as Vice President Shared Services for CNX from July 2016 to December 2017, and prior to that as Vice President Human Resources for CNX from September 2011 to June 2016. Mr. Salvatori joined CNX in April 1992 and held numerous positions at CNX and CNX Gas Corporation, including Director of Human Resources from April 2006 to September 2011, Manager of Human Resources from January 2005 to April 2006, and Supervisor of Retirement and Investment Plans from April 2002 to January 2005. Active in non-profit organizations, Mr. Salvatori served as a trustee of the Washington County Community Foundation from 2010 through June 2019 and as a trustee of the Monongahela Health System since 2014. Mr. Salvatori has also served as chairman of the CONSOL Energy Political Action Committee (PAC) since 2017. In 2019, Mr. Salvatori became a trustee of the newly founded CONSOL Cares Foundation.

Martha Wiegand

Ms. Martha A. Wiegand is the General Counsel, Secretary of Consol Energy Inc, since July 10, 2017. Ms. Wiegand has also served as General Counsel and Secretary of the general partner of CONSOL Coal Resources LP since March 16, 2015, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the general partner since January 2, 2020. Ms. Wiegand joined the legal department of CNX in December 2008 as Senior Counsel and was promoted to Associate General Counsel of CNX effective in 2012, where she was responsible for a variety of legal matters, including coal and natural gas marketing and transportation, labor and employment, financing arrangements and certain corporate transactions. Prior to joining CNX, Ms. Wiegand worked for approximately 10 years for several large Pittsburgh-based law firms, where she handled financing and corporate transactions for clients in the banking and energy industries, among others. She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation. Ms. Wiegand has also served on the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) Strategy & Policy Committee since 2018 and on the Board of Trustees of the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation since 2019. She also served on the Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Westmoreland Coal Company bankruptcy.

James McCaffrey

Mr. James J. McCaffrey serves as Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. Prior to this appointment he served as our Senior Vice President—Coal Marketing since July 10, 2017 and acts as our functioning chief commercial officer. Mr. McCaffrey also has served as Senior Vice President—Sales of CONSOL Pennsylvania Coal Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CEIX, since June 2016. From January 2013 to June 2016, Mr. McCaffrey served as Senior Vice President—Energy Marketing for CONSOL Pennsylvania Coal Company, and from April 2003 to January 2013, he served as Senior Vice President of Coal Sales, Vice President of Materials & Supply Chain Management, Senior Vice President—CNX Land Resources, Vice President of Supply Chain and Vice President of Marketing Services in the coal operations group of CNX. Mr. McCaffrey, a certified mine foreman in Pennsylvania, started his career as a coal miner with CNX in 1976, and joined CNX’s management team as Vice President and General Manager of Consolidation Coal Mining Operations in March 2002. Additionally, Mr. McCaffrey serves on the Board of Directors of the Washington Health System Foundation and is a member of the Board of Visitors of the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering.

Sophie Bergeron

Ms. Sophie Bergeron serves as Independent Director of the Company. She joined the Board on March 1, 2019. She currently serves as a member of our Board’s Health, Safety and Environmental Committee, which she chairs, and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Bergeron most recently worked for Goldcorp Inc. (now Newmont Corporation), a gold production company headquartered in Vancouver British Columbia, Canada, which she joined in 2010. At Newmont Corporation, Ms. Bergeron worked across the company’s project portfolio and mining operations in the Americas, serving as the General Manager for Newmont Corporation’s Éléonore Mine (James Bay, Québec), a position she held from April 2019 to February 2020, as the Mine General Manager, a position she held from November 2017 to April 2019, and as the Project Manager for the Century Project (Timmins, Ontario), a position she held from December 2016 to October 2017. Prior to that, Ms. Bergeron was the Operations Manager for Goldcorp’s Hoyle Pond Mine (Timmins, Ontario) from February 2015 to February 2016 and the Operations Manager for the Mine Ramp-Up (Cerro Negro, Argentina) from July 2014 to February 2015. Her other positions at Goldcorp included Director, Health and Safety from November 2012 to June 2014 and Senior Mining Manager from September 2010 to November 2012. Prior to joining Goldcorp in 2010, Ms. Bergeron held various positions with Xstrata Nickel (Xstrata), a nickel producer headquartered in Toronto, Canada. During her time at Xstrata, Ms. Bergeron rose to the position of Continuous Improvement Superintendent, completed her Six Sigma certification and earned a certificate in business optimization from Melbourne University in Australia. Ms. Bergeron is an active member of the Québec Mining Association and sits on its board of directors.

John Mills

Mr. John T. Mills is an Independent Director of Consol Energy Inc. He currently serves as a member of our Board’s Audit Committee, which he chairs, Compensation Committee and Health, Safety and Environmental Committee. Mr. Mills previously served as a member of the board of directors of CNX from March 2006 until November 28, 2017, when CEIX separated from CNX. From December 2007 until August 2015, he served on the board of directors of Cal Dive International Inc., a marine contractor providing manned diving, derrick, pipelay and pipe burial services to the offshore oil and natural gas industry, where he served as lead independent director, and as a member of the audit, compensation, and corporate governance and nominating committees. From January 2008 through June 2010, Mr. Mills was a member of the board of directors and audit, conflicts and risk management committees of Regency GP, LLC, the general partner of Regency GP, LP, the general partner of Regency Energy Partners LP, a natural gas gathering, processing and transportation master limited partnership. Mr. Mills joined the board of directors of Horizon Offshore, Inc., a marine construction company, in June 2002 and served as the chairman of the board of directors from September 2004 until December 2007, when Horizon Offshore, Inc. was acquired by Cal Dive International, Inc. Mr. Mills was the Chief Financial Officer of Marathon Oil Corporation, an integrated energy company, from January 2002 until his retirement in December 2003. In 2011, Mr. Mills attended the Harvard Business School program “Making Corporate Boards More Effective.”

Joseph Platt

Mr. Joseph P. Platt is a Independent Director of Consol Energy Inc. He joined the Board on November 28, 2017. He currently serves as a member of our Board’s Compensation Committee, which he chairs, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Health, Safety and Environmental Committee. Mr. Platt previously served as a member of the board of directors of CNX Resources Corporation (“CNX”), CEIX’s former parent, from May 2016 until November 28, 2017, when CEIX separated from CNX. He is the general partner at Thorn Partners, LP, a family limited partnership, a position he has held since 1998. Mr. Platt’s career at Johnson and Higgins, a global insurance broker and employee benefits consultant (J&H), spanned 27 years until 1997, when J&H was sold to Marsh & McLennan Companies. At the time of the sale, Mr. Platt was an owner, director and executive vice president of J&H. Mr. Platt has served on the board of directors of Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd., a property and casualty reinsurer, since 2004 and has been its lead independent director since 2007, and also serves as an independent director of BlackRock’s Multi-Asset Funds and on the boards of various other nonpublic companies and not-for-profit institutions.

William Powell

Mr. William P. Powell serves as Independent Director of the Company. He joined the Board on November 28, 2017 and has served as Chair of our Board since that time. He currently serves as a member of our Board’s Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and Health, Safety and Environmental Committee. Mr. Powell previously served as a member of the board of directors of CNX from January 2004 until November 28, 2017, when CEIX separated from CNX. Mr. Powell also previously was a director of Cytec Industries, a global specialty chemicals and materials company, from 1993 until its merger with Solvay SA in December 2015, where he served as lead independent director, as chair of the governance committee and as a member of the audit committee. From May 2001 until May 2007, Mr. Powell was a Managing Director of William Street Advisors, a New York City-based merchant banking boutique. Mr. Powell resigned from William Street Advisors to establish a family office, 535 Partners LLC, where he has served as Managing Partner since May 2007. Prior to his time at William Street Advisors, he served as a Managing Director of UBS Warburg LLC and its predecessor Dillon, Read & Co. Inc. since 1991.

Edwin Roberson

Mr. Edwin S. Roberson serves as Independent Director of the Company. He joined the Board on November 28, 2017. He currently serves as a member of our Board’s Audit Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, which he chairs, and Health, Safety and Environmental Committee. Mr. Roberson previously served as a member of the board of directors of CNX from May 2016 until November 28, 2017, when CEIX separated from CNX. From 2014 until his retirement on December 31, 2017, Mr. Roberson served as Chief Executive Officer of Christ Community Health Services, a health system of eight clinics providing high quality healthcare to the underserved in the Memphis, Tennessee community. Prior to that, Mr. Roberson served as Chief Executive Officer of various cancer research and biotech firms, and as President of Beacon Consulting, LLC, a business consulting firm, from 2006 to 2011. From 1991 to 2006, he worked at Conwood LLC, the nation’s second-largest manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products and a major seller and distributor of tobacco products manufactured by third parties, where he served in several roles, including Chief Financial Officer and, ultimately, President. After serving in the Army from 1969 to 1971, where he was awarded two Bronze Stars in Vietnam, Mr. Roberson, a certified public accountant, began his professional career at KPMG, an international accounting and consulting firm, where he was a tax partner until 1991. Mr. Roberson also served on the board of directors of Paragon National Bank, where he was chairman of the audit committee. Mr. Roberson currently serves on the board of directors of Infocare, Inc. (US), and on the boards of directors of several private companies. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Sycamore Institute and the Gateway for Cancer Research. QUALIFICATIONS: Mr. Roberson received a BSBA in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from the University of Georgia.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Brock

6,550,370

Mitesh Kumar Thakkar

--

John Rothka

--

Kurt Salvatori

1,002,120

Martha Wiegand

1,052,000

James McCaffrey

2,005,530

Sophie Bergeron

289,167

John Mills

300,000

Joseph Platt

290,000

William Powell

507,500

Edwin Roberson

287,500
As Of  31 Dec 2019