Emily Medine Appointed to Contura Energy’s Board of Directors

BRISTOL, Tenn., September 11, 2019 – Contura Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CTRA), a leading U.S. coal supplier, today announced that Emily S. Medine has been appointed to the company’s board of directors, effective September 10, 2019. Ms. Medine currently serves as a principal in the coal practice for Energy Ventures Analysis, Inc. (EVA).

“Emily’s deep analytical expertise in market strategy development, asset transaction analysis and coal contract issues has made her a sought-after advisor to many in our industry,” said chairman and chief executive officer, David Stetson. “We are very pleased to welcome Emily to our board and look forward to the perspective she will bring to Contura.”

Ms. Medine has spent more than three decades at EVA, advising numerous U.S. and foreign coal consumers on developing and implementing fuel procurement strategies, and she frequently serves as an advisor for sales and acquisitions of coal-related assets. She is also experienced in investment analysis, contract negotiations, procurement audits, and bankruptcy support. In addition, Ms. Medine has developed forecasts of U.S. and global solid fuel demand and prices for alternative coal types, coke and market segments. Prior to joining EVA, Ms. Medine held various sales and strategic analysis positions at CONSOL Energy, Inc.

Ms. Medine received her M.P.A. from Princeton University and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Clark University where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

 

ABOUT CONTURA ENERGY

Contura Energy (NYSE: CTRA) is a Tennessee-based coal supplier with affiliate mining operations across major coal basins in Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. With customers across the globe, high-quality reserves and significant port capacity, Contura Energy reliably supplies both metallurgical coal to produce steel and thermal coal to generate power. For more information, visit www.conturaenergy.com.

 

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