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Peabody Energy elects Heather Wilson to board of directors

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St. Louis, Mo., USA - August 9, 2013, St. Louis, Mo., USA - Peabody Energy, a coal company, announced that Heather A. Wilson has been appointed as a member of the company's board of directors.

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Ms. Wilson currently serves as President of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives. While serving 10 years in Congress, Ms. Wilson was the senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Chair of the House Intelligence Subcommittee on Technical and Tactical Intelligence.

She also served as Staff Director of Defense Policy and Arms Control for the National Security Council and founded Keystone International, Inc., a company dedicated to international business development. Ms. Wilson previously held the position of Cabinet Secretary for the State of New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department. She is a former U.S. Air Force officer.


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