Director David Smith has resigned to pursue personal interests
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KNOXVILLE, TN, Feb. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Xinergy Ltd., (TSX:XRG) ("Xinergy"
or the "Company"), a US Central Appalachian producer of high quality
coal, is pleased to announce that it has elected Justin A. Converse to
its Board of Directors, to replace director David Smith who has
resigned to pursue personal interests. The changes maintain the number
of independent directors at five and the Board at seven members.
Mr. Converse is the Chairman and CEO of Converse and Company, Inc., a
full service Coal brokerage that specializes in serving Utility and
Industrial customers in the Southeast region. The company has managed
over $4,000,000,000 worth of coal transactions since 1996. He is also
the Chairman and CEO of Glasscock and Company, a sand and ready mix
company that combines a bulk freight hauling and handling business with
a ready-mixed concrete operation and the largest permitted sand mine in
South Carolina, and Dorchester Dirt Company, a bulk freight hauling
company with over 70 trucks that serves major utility plants and cement
producers in South Carolina.
"We are pleased to have an executive with such significant industry
experience as a member of our Board of Directors," stated Todd Q.
Swanson, Chairman of the Board of Xinergy. "Justin's deep understanding
of the coal markets, combined with his long term relationship marketing
Xinergy's coal, positions him well to add significant value to our
Board, particularly as we ramp production at our South Fork mid vol
metallurgical mine. We look forward to his contributions."
David Smith, who has served on the Board since the Company's IPO, has
resigned from the Board to pursue personal interests. "David has
contributed substantially to our Board during his tenure, helping guide
the Company through its growth phase and the challenging market
environment of the past year" stated Mr. Swanson. "We thank him for
his commitment and efforts, and wish him well in his future
About Xinergy Ltd.
Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Xinergy Ltd., through its wholly
owned subsidiary Xinergy Corp. and its subsidiaries, is engaged in coal
mining in West Virginia and Virginia. Xinergy sells high quality
thermal and metallurgical coal to electric utilities, steelmakers,
energy trading firms and industrial companies. For more information,
please visit www.xinergycorp.com.
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