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Last €0.33 EUR
Change Today -0.081 / -19.57%
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walter energy inc (WAL) Details

Walter Energy, Inc. produces and exports metallurgical coal for the steel industry. It operates through two segments, U.S. Operations, and Canadian and U.K. Operations. The company also extracts, processes, markets, and/or possesses mineral reserves of thermal coal and anthracite coal, as well as produces metallurgical coke and coal bed methane gas. As of December 31, 2014, it had approximately 392.7 million metric tons of recoverable reserves. Walter Energy, Inc. sells its metallurgical coal in Europe, Asia, and South America; and thermal coal primarily to large utilities and industrial customers located principally in Alabama, West Virginia, and the United Kingdom. The company was formerly known as Walter Industries, Inc. and changed its name to Walter Energy, Inc. in April 2009. Walter Energy, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

2,680 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/15
Founded in 1946

walter energy inc (WAL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $3.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.8M
President of Jim Walter Resources Inc
Total Annual Compensation: $744.9K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Chief Commercial Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $397.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

walter energy inc (WAL) Key Developments

Kevin M. Harrigan to Resign as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller of Walter Energy, Inc., Effective May 20, 2015

On April 29, 2015, Mr. Kevin M. Harrigan notified Walter Energy, Inc. that he will resign as the company's Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller, effective May 20, 2015, in order to accept a senior executive position at another company.

Walter Energy to Cut 46 Mining Jobs in Brookwood

Walter Energy Inc. has been feeling the financial pinch following a year marred with losses, and the downward trend continues after an announcement from the company that it will lay off 46 coal miners at its Brookwood location. This will leave the total number of employees at 1,016. The employees laid off will be eligible to reapply for the positions when they come open again.

Walter Energy, Inc., Annual General Meeting, Apr 23, 2015

Walter Energy, Inc., Annual General Meeting, Apr 23, 2015., at 10:00 Central Standard Time. Location: Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel. Agenda: To consider the retirement of Graham Mascall as member of its board of directors; to elect eight director nominees to the board of directors; to approve the compensation of the company's executive officers; to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2015; and to transact such other business as may property come before the annual meeting and any adjournment or postponement thereof.


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