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Peabody Energy Corporation

Peabody Plaza
701 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
United States
314-342-3400
http://www.peabodyenergy.com

SectorBasic Materials
IndustryCoal
Full Time Employees7,100

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Glenn L. KellowPres, CEO & Director2.45MN/A1968
Ms. Amy B. SchwetzExec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer1.03MN/A1975
Ms. A. Verona DorchExec. VP of Gov. Affairs, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.1.07MN/A1968
Mr. Charles Frederick MeintjesExec. VP of Corp. Services & Chief Commercial Officer1.2MN/A1963
Mr. Kemal WilliamsonPres of Americas1.08MN/A1960
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

Peabody Energy Corporation engages in coal mining business. The company operates through six segments: Powder River Basin Mining, Midwestern U.S. Mining, Western U.S. Mining, Australian Metallurgical Mining, Australian Thermal Mining, and Trading and Brokerage. It is involved in mining, preparation, and sale of thermal coal primarily to electric utilities; and metallurgical coal that include hard coking coal, semi-hard coking coal, semi-soft coking coal, and low-volatile pulverized coal injection for industrial customers. The company supplies coal primarily to electricity generators, industrial facilities, and steel manufacturers. It owns interests in 23 coal mining operations located in the United States and Australia. The company also engages in direct and brokered trading of coal and freight-related contracts, as well as provides transportation-related services, which involves financial derivative contracts and physical contracts. As of December 31, 2017, it had 5.2 billion tons of proven and probable coal reserves and approximately 600,000 acres of surface property through ownership and lease agreements. Peabody Energy Corporation was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. On April 13, 2016, Peabody Energy Corporation and its subsidiaries filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Corporate Governance

Peabody Energy Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2018 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.