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SunCoke management restructure

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SunCoke Energy, Inc. and SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. have modified its leadership. This is to streamline management and drive greater effectiveness across the organisation, according to the company.

Michael J. Thomson, President and CEO, is stepping down from the SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. Board of Directors and leaving the company to follow other interest. In response to this, the company will level the organisation and develop the roles of key members of the company’s existing leadership team.

CEO Fritz Henderson, Senior Vice President Mike Hardesty, and CFO Fay West will all take on further responsibilities. Additionally, Mike Hardesty has been appointed to the Board of Directors of SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P.

Barry Elswick, Vice President, Coke Operations, is also departing the company to pursue other interests. Mike Hardesty will take on responsibility for the international coke business and Dovie Majors, Director of Performance Improvement and interim General Manager at Indiana Harbor, will be promoted to the role of Vice President, Domestic Coke Operations.

“We have a strong team at SunCoke that remains focused on driving operations excellence and is ready to embrace these important new roles,” commented Fritz Henderson, Chairman, President and CEO. “I want to thank Mike Thomson and Barry Elswick for their many contributions to SunCoke.”

Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs

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