WHC.AX - Whitehaven Coal Limited

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Whitehaven Coal Limited

259 George Street
Level 28
Sydney, NSW 2000
61 2 8507 9700

SectorBasic Materials
IndustryIndustrial Metals & Minerals
Full Time Employees1,500

Key Executives

Mr. Paul J. Flynn BComm, FCAMD, CEO & Director2.58MN/AN/A
Mr. Kevin Ball BComm, CAChief Financial Officer1.01MN/AN/A
Mr. Jamie R. Frankcombe BE (Mining), MBA (Technology)Exec. Gen. Mang. of Operations1.59MN/AN/A
Mr. Timothy Burt B.Ec., LLB (Hons), LLMGen. Counsel & Company Sec.866.84kN/AN/A
Mr. Scott Paul Knights BEcons (Hons)Exec. Gen. Mang. of Marketing & Logistics862.5kN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 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 AUD.


Whitehaven Coal Limited develops and operates coal mines in New South Wales. The company operates through Open Cut Operations and Underground Operations segments. It operates five mines in North West New South Wales; four open cut mines at Maules Creek, Werris Creek, Tarrawonga, and Rocglen; and one underground mine at Narrabri. The company offers thermal coal and metallurgical coal used in the production of steel. As of August 17, 2017, it had approximately 974 million tons of recoverable coal reserves; and 862 million tons of marketable coal reserves. The company sells its coal primarily in Japan, Taiwan, India, Korea, China, Chile, Malaysia, Vietnam, Noumea, Indonesia, Australia, and Mexico. Whitehaven Coal Limited was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

Corporate Governance

Whitehaven Coal Limited’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of January 1, 2018 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 4.

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.