PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Vining, Chief Executive Officer of the Cline Group announced today the appointment of James O. Bunn II as Vice President of Operations for Cline affiliate, Cutlass Collieries, LLC. Mr. Bunn reports directly to Mr. Vining and is responsible for operations at the Donkin Project in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and other international projects.
Mr. Vining said, "Jim has a strong proven track record of mine development and operations in the USA. His inclusive management approach and focus on employee safety and community relationships will serve the Donkin Project well as the Cline Group moves towards commercial start up of the Donkin mine in 2016."
Mr. Bunn said, "I represent the fourth generation of my family in the coal business and am grateful for the opportunity to join Cutlass."
Mr. Bunn's career spans twenty years in the coal sector working in sales, management, operations and joint ventures. Just prior to this appointment, he served as Managing Member of Coal River Energy of Alum Creek, WV.
Jim Bunn II is a West Virginia native and graduate of Appalachian State University who serves on the Boards of Directors at the West Virginia Coal Association; Charleston Area Medical Center Foundation; the Kanawha Valley Mining Institute and the Mountain State Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization.
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SOURCE The Cline Group LLC