ST. LOUIS, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy today congratulated Director Heather Wilson on her nomination as Secretary of the Air Force.
Dr. Wilson is the President of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and is on the board of directors of Peabody Energy. She also is one of the first female graduates of the U.S. Air Force Academy, a Rhodes Scholar, former member of U.S. Congress and recognized business leader.
"It is an enormous honor for Heather to be selected by the Administration to advance the goals of the nation," said Peabody Chairman of the Board Robert Malone. "Heather has a long history of achievement, and we are proud that she has again answered the call to serve our country."
Peabody Energy is the world's largest private-sector coal company and a Fortune 500 company. The company serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in 25 countries on six continents. For further information, visit PeabodyEnergy.com.
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