Edition:
India

Warrior Met Coal Inc (HCC.N)

HCC.N on New York Stock Exchange

31.35USD
12:29am IST
Change (% chg)

$0.39 (+1.26%)
Prev Close
$30.96
Open
$30.98
Day's High
$31.68
Day's Low
$30.98
Volume
46,294
Avg. Vol
252,862
52-wk High
$32.65
52-wk Low
$15.13

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Williams

53 2016 Chairman of the Board

Walter Scheller

56 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Dale Boyles

56 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Jack Richardson

55 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Brian Chopin

34 2016 Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Kelli Gant

45 2017 Chief Administrative Officer, Secretary

Michael Madden

65 2016 Chief Commercial Officer

Michael Addeo

32 2017 Independent Director

J. Brett Harvey

63 2017 Independent Director

Keith Luh

42 2016 Independent Director

Blaine MacDougald

38 2016 Independent Director

Matthew Michelini

35 2016 Independent Director

Alan Schumacher

71 2017 Independent Director

Gareth Turner

53 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Williams

Mr. Stephen D. Williams serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Williams has been a consultant at Stephen D. Williams Consulting since July 2015. He has extensive experience working as an executive in the coal industry. From January 2013 to February 2015, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Mechel Bluestone, Inc. Prior to that, he was the Chief Operating Officer of NRI, LLC, where he focused on coal acquisition, from October 2010 to December 2012, and the Chief Operating Officer of INR Energy, LLC, a coal company, from October 2009 to August 2010. From August 2007 to September 2009, Mr. Williams was the Senior Vice President of North American Coal at Cliffs Natural Resources. Mr. Williams graduated from West Virginia University’s College of Mineral and Energy Resources with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering, and received his Juris Doctor degree from West Virginia University’s College of Law.

Walter Scheller

Mr. Walter J. Scheller, III, serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Scheller was the Chief Executive Officer of Walter Energy from September 2011 to March 2016, and served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Walter Energy’s primary subsidiary, Jim Walter Resources, Inc. from June 2010 to September 2011. On July 15, 2015, the Walter Energy Debtors filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of Title 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Prior to joining Walter Energy, he served as Senior Vice President—Strategic Operations of Peabody Energy Corporation (“Peabody”) from June 2006 to June 2010. Prior to his career at Peabody, Mr. Scheller worked for CNX Gas Corporation as Vice President and, prior to that, at Consol Energy where he held a number of executive and operational roles, the last of which was Vice President—Operations. Mr. Scheller previously served as director of Walter Energy. Mr. Scheller graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering, and received his Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University and his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh—Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. Mr. Scheller is the only officer of our company who also serves as a director. With over 32 years of experience in the mining sector, Mr. Scheller has significant knowledge of the coal mining industry, as well as leadership, executive management and operational experience.

Dale Boyles

Mr. Dale W. Boyles serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company since January 2017. From November to December 2016, he provided consulting services to us. Mr. Boyles was the Chief Financial Officer of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation (formerly NYSE listed under “NOR”), a primary aluminum and aluminum coil manufacturer from November 2013 to November 2016. While in that role, he oversaw the voluntary reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code of Noranda in 2016. From 2006 to June 2012, Mr. Boyles served in several capacities for Hanesbrands, Inc. (NYSE listed under “HBI”), an apparel company, including Operating Chief Financial Officer from October 2011 to June 2012, Interim Chief Financial Officer from May 2011 to October 2011 and Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from 2006 to May 2011. From 1997 to 2006, he served in various capacities for KPMG LLP, most recently as Audit Partner, Consumer & Industrial Markets. Mr. Boyles was Corporate Division Controller for Collins & Aikman Corporation from 1993 to 1996. Mr. Boyles graduated from the University of North Carolina—Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Jack Richardson

Mr. Jack K. Richardson serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Richardson was the Vice President of Murray Energy from September 2015 to March 2016. From June 2014 to August 2015, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of White Oak Resources, LLC. Mr. Richardson was employed by Consol Energy for over 30 years, with his most recent position being Vice President of Coal Operations. Mr. Richardson has worked in the energy sector for over 30 years and has experience in all basins east of the Mississippi River. Mr. Richardson graduated from Bluefield State College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering Technology and an Associate of Science degree in Business Management.

Brian Chopin

Mr. Brian M. Chopin serves as Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Company. Mr. Chopin was appointed as Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of Walter Energy in May 2015. On July 15, 2015, the Walter Energy Debtors filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of Title 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Mr. Chopin was the Assistant Corporate Controller from January 2014 to May 2015 and the SEC Reporting Manager from July 2012 to January 2014, of Walter Energy. Before joining Walter Energy, Mr. Chopin was an Audit Manager at KPMG in its Assurance and Advisory Business Services practice from September 2006 to July 2012. Mr. Chopin graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Accounting degree with an emphasis in taxation.

Kelli Gant

Ms. Kelli K. Gant serves as Chief Administrative Officer, Secretary of the Company. She was appointed as our Chief Administrative Officer in connection with the Asset Acquisition and as our Secretary in January 2017. Ms. Gant was the Director—Benefits at Walter Energy from December 2009 to July 2011 and the VP—Human Resources at Walter Energy from August 2011 to March 2016. Before joining Walter Energy, she was the Senior Vice President and Corporate Benefits Director of Colonial Bank from December 2008 to November 2009 and the Senior Vice President and Institutional Services Manager of Regions Morgan Keegan Trust from October 2000 to July 2007. Ms. Gant graduated from Auburn University at Montgomery with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Management, and received her Juris Doctor degree from Jones School of Law at Faulkner University.

Michael Madden

Mr. Michael T. Madden serves as Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. Mr. Madden was the Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Walter Energy from May 2012 to March 2016 and, prior to that, the Senior Vice President of Marketing of Walter Energy from April 2011 to May 2012. On July 15, 2015, the Walter Energy Debtors filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of Title 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Mr. Madden joined Walter Energy after having spent 13 years at Walter Energy’s primary subsidiary, Jim Walter Resources, Inc., where he held positions as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing from February 2010 to April 2011 and as the Vice President of Marketing, Transportation and Quality Control from February 1997 to February 2010. Mr. Madden graduated from St. Bonaventure University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.

Michael Addeo

Mr. Michael A. Addeo serves as Independent Director of the Company since March 2017. Mr. Addeo is a Vice President with GSO Capital Partners, which he joined in March 2011. Mr. Addeo has been involved in both debt and equity investments in the United States and in Europe, with a specific focus on distressed and special situations investing. Before joining GSO Capital Partners, Mr. Addeo was a Vice President in equity research at Wolfe Research LLC from November 2008 through February 2011, covering transportation companies and specializing in the trucking, logistics and rail sub-sectors. Prior to joining Wolfe Research LLC, Mr. Addeo served as an Analyst with Deutsche Bank’s Private Wealth Management Division from August 2007 through November 2008. Mr. Addeo is a CFA Charterholder and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a double major in Finance and Accounting from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

J. Brett Harvey

Mr. J. Brett Harvey serves as Independent Director of the Company. He was the Chairman of CONSOL Energy Inc. from June 2010 to May 2016, where he also served as Executive Chairman from May 2014 to January 2015, Chief Executive Officer from January 1998 to May 2014 and President from January 1998 to February 2011. Prior to 1998, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of PacifiCorp Energy Inc. from 1995 to 1998 and served in several other management positions at PacifiCorp. Mr. Harvey has served on the board of directors of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE listed under “ATI”) since 2007 and of Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE listed under “ABX”) since December 2005. He served on the board of directors of CONSOL Energy Inc. from 1998 to 2016 and of CNX Gas Corporation from 2004 to 2014. Mr. Harvey graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in mining engineering.

Keith Luh

Mr. Keith W. Luh serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Luh joined Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC in 2005, where he is a Portfolio Manager and Head of Cross-Asset Investing. Prior to joining Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC, Mr. Luh was a senior analyst in global investment research at Putnam Investments. Previously, he worked in the investment banking group at Volpe Brown Whelan and Co., LLC, and the derivative products trading group at BNP. Mr. Luh is also Adjunct Professor in Finance and Economics at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. In addition to his position on our board of directors, Mr. Luh serves on the board of Sorenson Holdings LLC. Mr. Luh is a CFA Charterholder. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Minor in History and received his Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University.

Blaine MacDougald

Mr. Blaine MacDougald serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. MacDougald joined KKR & Co., L.P. in 2011, where he is a Director and Co-Head of European Special Situations. Prior to joining KKR, he was employed by D.E. Shaw & Co. as a Vice President from 2006 to 2011, where he focused on credit and private equity investments and served on the board of directors of several portfolio companies. Previously, Mr. MacDougald worked at RBC Capital Markets. Mr. MacDougald is a CFA Charterholder and graduated from Queen’s University in Canada with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Matthew Michelini

Mr. Matthew R. Michelini serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Michelini is a partner at Apollo Global Management, LLC, which he joined in 2006. At Apollo, Mr. Michelini has executed deals across the world, including in North America, Europe and Asia. From 2004 to 2006, prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Michelini was a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Lazard Frères & Co. Mr. Michelini has served on the boards of directors of Athene Holding Ltd. since 2010, Aleris Corporation since 2015 and Athene Asset Management, L.P. since 2013, and previously served as a director of Metals USA Holdings Corp. (formerly NYSE listed under “MUSA”) and Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation (formerly NYSE listed under “NOR”). Mr. Michelini is actively involved in various charities dedicated to helping underprivileged children in New York City. Mr. Michelini graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and a Certificate in Finance, and received his Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University. Mr. Michelini is a partner at Apollo and has over 10 years’ experience financing, analyzing and investing in public and private companies, many of which were in the metals and mining sector.

Alan Schumacher

Mr. Alan H. Schumacher serves as Independent Director of the Company since April 6, 2017. Mr. Schumacher worked for 23 years at American National Can Corporation and American National Can Group, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1997 until his retirement in 2000, and Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from 1985 to 1996. Mr. Schumacher has served on the board of directors of Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE listed under “ABS”) since March 2015, BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (NYSE listed under “BXC”) since 2004, Blue Bird Corporation (NASDAQ listed under “BLBD”) since 2008 and EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE listed under “EVTC”) since 2013. He also served as a director of other companies, including Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation (formerly NYSE listed under “NOR”) from 2008 to November 2016 and Quality Distribution, Inc. from 2004 to August 2015. Mr. Schumacher was a member of the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board from 2002 through June 2012. Mr. Schumacher graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and received his Master of Business Administration degree from Roosevelt University.

Gareth Turner

Mr. Gareth N. Turner serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Turner joined Apollo Private Equity in 2005, where he is a Senior Partner focused on the firm’s natural resource activities. From 1997 to 2005, Mr. Turner was employed by Goldman Sachs as a Managing Director in its Industrial and Natural Resources investment banking group. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Turner was head of Goldman Sachs’ Global Metals and Mining Group and managed the firm’s investment banking relationships with the major companies in the sector. He has a broad range of experience in both capital markets and merger and acquisition transactions. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Turner was employed at Lehman Brothers from 1992 to 1997, by Salomon Brothers from 1991 to 1992 and by RBC Dominion Securities from 1986 to 1989. Mr. Turner served on the board of directors of Constellium Holdco N.V. from 2010 to 2014 and Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation (formerly NYSE listed under “NOR”) from 2007 to 2014. Mr. Turner graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, and received his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Western Ontario School of Business Administration. Mr. Turner has considerable experience completing and managing private equity investments on behalf of Apollo. With over 20 years’ experience financing, analyzing and investing in public and private companies, many of which were in the metals and mining sector, Mr. Turner also provides valuable insights to our board of directors.