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People - October 2015

SunCoke Energy announced leadership changes: Michael J. Thomson, president and COO, is leaving the company and stepping down from the board of directors. CEO Fritz Henderson, Senior Vice President Mike Hardesty, and CFO Fay West will assume additional responsibilities. Hardesty has been appointed to the board of directors of SunCoke Energy Partners L.P. Barry Elswick, vice president, coke operations, is also leaving the company to pursue other interests. Hardesty will assume responsibility for the international coke business and Dovie Majors, director of performance improvement and interim general manager at Indiana Harbor, is being promoted to the role of vice president, domestic coke operations.

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People - September 2015

Western Fuels Association’s Board of Directors appointed Meri Sandlin CEO and general manager, replacing Duane Richards, who served in the role for 11 years.

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People - August 2015

Union Pacific elected Lance M. Fritz chairman, president and CEO effective October 1. Previously, Fritz was president and COO. He succeeds John J. Koraleski as chairman. Koraleski plans to retire September 30 after a 43-year career at Union Pacific in which he served as executive chairman, president and CEO.

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People - July 2015

Peabody Energy named financial executive Amy Schwetz to executive vice president and CFO. She replaces Michael Crews, who has announced plans to step down by the end of July to take the top financial position at a major industrial firm.

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People - June 2015

Robert L. Benson, president and CEO, North American Coal, will retire at the end of June after 38 years of service. Benson will serve as vice chairman of the board of directors following his retirement until December. Upon his retirement, J.C. Butler Jr., currently senior vice president-project development, administration and Mississippi operations, will become president and CEO.

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