Walter J. Scheller, III
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Walter J. Scheller, III, age 62, was appointed as our Chief Executive Officer and as one of our directors in March 2016. Mr. Scheller was the Chief Executive Officer of Walter Energy, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Walter Energy”), from September 2011 to March 2016, when certain mining assets of Walter Energy were acquired by Warrior Met Coal, LLC, the predecessor of the Company. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Walter Energy’s primary subsidiary, Jim Walter Resources, Inc., from June 2010 to September 2011. Mr. Scheller served on the board of directors of Walter Energy from September 2011 to March 2016 (formerly NYSE listed under “WLT”). On July 15, 2015, Walter Energy and certain of its wholly-owned subsidiaries filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of Title 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. Prior to joining Walter Energy, he served as Senior Vice President — Strategic Operations of Peabody Energy Corporation (“Peabody”) from June 2006 to June 2010. Prior to his career at Peabody, Mr. Scheller worked for CNX Gas Corporation as Vice President and, prior to that, at CONSOL Energy Inc. where he held a number of executive and operational roles, the last of which was Vice President — Operations. Mr. Scheller graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering, and received his Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University and his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh — Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business.