The Cline Group LLC has appointed Paul Vining as its CEO, effective immediately.
In February 2015 Vining took on the leadership of Cline Group affiliate, Cutlass Collieries LLC, as its CEO. He has spent the rest of the year leading acquisitions and potential acquisitions of coal operations in North America and Australia. Vining will remain CEO of Cutlass Collieries.
Vining was also appointed President of Foresight Reserves, LP, which controls mineral interests in North America and is the sponsor of Foresight Energy LP.Vining commented: "I am enjoying my work with Chris Cline and his affiliates. I appreciate him giving me a broader role in the organisation."
Vining has 35 years of industry experience and has held senior leadership, operational and commercial positions with several mining companies, including President & COO of Alpha Natural Resources; CEO of White Oak Resources; President & COO of Patriot Coal Corp.; President & CEO of Magnum; SVP of Marketing and Trading at Arch Coal, Inc.; President of Ellett Valley CC Inc.; EVP for Sales and Trading at Peabody Energy Corp.; President of Peabody COALTRADE and SVP of Peabody COALSALES
Chris Cline stated: "Paul is the right man for our company and at the right time given our industry's challenges.”
Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs
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