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ARCH COAL INC filed this Form DEF 14A on 03/18/2019
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  Areas of Expertise   Qualifications and Other Information

Richard A. Navarre
Age 58
Director since October 2016


CEO/Senior Management
Environmental and Safety
Finance and Accounting
Government Relations
Human Resources and
Strategic Planning


Richard A. Navarre served as president and chief commercial officer of Peabody Energy Corporation from 2008 until his retirement in 2012 and as Peabody's chief financial officer and executive vice president of corporate development from 1999 to 2008. Prior to joining Peabody in 1993, Mr. Navarre was a senior manager with KPMG, LLP.

Public company directorships in the last five years: Civeo Corporation (from June 2014 to the present), Covia Corporation (from June 2018 to the present) and Natural Resource Partners LP (from October 2013 to the present).

Mr. Navarre contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through his strategic planning, finance and accounting, senior management and marketing experience, as well as his extensive understanding of the coal and energy industries. During his long tenure with Peabody Energy Corporation, Mr. Navarre served in many executive-level positions including president, chief commercial officer and chief financial officer. He has also served on the board of directors of United Coal Company, LLC.

Board Meetings and Committees

        During 2018, the Board met 19 times, and each director attended at least 75% of the aggregate of all of the meetings of the Board and the committees of the Board on which he served. Under the Company's Corporate Governance Guidelines, each director is expected to spend the time needed and meet as frequently as necessary to properly perform his or her duties and responsibilities, including attending the annual stockholders' meeting, Board meetings and meetings of the committees on which he or she serves. All of the directors attended the Company's 2018 annual meeting of stockholders. The composition of, and number of meetings held by, the Board and its committees during 2018 are as follows:

  Board of
  Personnel and

Number of 2018 meetings

  19   7   6   8

Mr. Bartels

  M   C   M    

Mr. Chapman

  C   C   C    

Mr. Eaves


Mr. Edmiston

  M           M

Mr. Kriegshauser

  M           C

Mr. Navarre

  M   M       M

Mr. Vogel(2)

  M       M    

C — Chair/Co-Chair            M — Member

Mr. Hamill and Ms. Koeppel began serving as members of the Audit Committee upon joining the Board in February 2019.

Mr. Scott D. Vogel is not standing for re-election at the Annual Meeting.


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