15 July 2014

Resignation of Director

Whitehaven Coal Limited (ASX Code: WHC) wishes to announce that Philip Christensen has resigned as a non-executive director of the Company to pursue a role as partner of global law firm, Baker & McKenzie, and to lead the firm’s new Brisbane office.

Philip became a Director of Whitehaven following the merger with Aston Resources in 2012. As Chair of the Health, Safety, Environment & Community Committee Philip played an important role shaping our community engagement and environmental strategies and driving the safety improvement agenda for the company.

The Hon. Mark Vaile Chairman of Whitehaven Coal said “On behalf of the Board and Management, I thank Philip for his commitment and dedication to Whitehaven and for providing significant guidance and contribution to the Board in the period following the merger of the two companies. We would like to wish him every success in his future endeavours”.


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