Chairman and Chief Executive Officer , Peabody Energy Corporation
Greg Boyce is Peabody Energy’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He was elected to the Board of Directors in March 2005, assumed responsibility as President and CEO on Jan. 1, 2006, and was elected Chairman of the board on Oct. 10, 2007. He joined Peabody in 2003 as President and Chief Operating Officer and has extensive U.S. and international management, operating and engineering experience.
Previously Greg served as Chief Executive Officer for Energy for Rio Tinto PLC. His prior positions include President and Chief Executive Officer of Kennecott Energy Company; President of Kennecott Minerals Company; and Director of Government and Public Affairs of Kennecott Corporation. He also served as Executive Assistant to the Vice Chairman of Standard Oil.
Greg’s leadership positions include Vice Chairman of the World Coal Institute, member of the National Coal Council (NCC) and Study Chair of NCC’s 2006 report, “Coal: America’s Energy Future.” Greg serves on the board of directors of Marathon Oil Corporation. He is also a member of the Coal Industry Advisory Board of the International Energy Agency. He is a Board member of the Business Roundtable, the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) and the National Mining Association. Greg is a member of the Board of Directors of the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association and a member of Civic Progress in St. Louis. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of St. Louis Children’s Hospital; the School of Engineering and Applied Science National Council at Washington University in St. Louis; and the Advisory Council of the University of Arizona’s Department of Mining and Geological Engineering.