Glenn Kellow

WCA Chairman, President & Chief Executive, Peabody

About Glenn

Glenn Kellow has over three decades of experience in the global resources industry. He joined Peabody in September 2013 as President and Chief Operating Officer. He was named Chief Executive Officer-elect and joined the company’s board of directors in January 2015. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2015.
Mr. Kellow led the turnaround activities, restructuring, and subsequent successful emergence and relisting of the corporation in April 2017. This was done while achieving record safety results and accelerated mine restoration.

Mr. Kellow has a career that gives insights from the miner, competitor fuel and industrial customer perspectives. From 1985 to 2013, he worked for BHP Ltd. in the United States, Australia and South America. Mr. Kellow has held chief executive leadership, operating or financial roles in global businesses in coal, copper, nickel, aluminum, steel, oil and gas.

Mr. Kellow is a strong advocate for the deployment of high-efficiency, low-emissions technologies and the ongoing development of Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage. He serves as chairman of the World Coal Association and vice chairman of the International Energy Agency’s Coal Industry Advisory Board. He is also a Director and Executive Committee member of the U.S. National Mining Association. He is a member of the American Australian Business Council and Civic Progress St. Louis.

Mr. Kellow holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Newcastle, Australia. He completed the advanced management program of the Wharton Business School and is a fellow of CPA Australia. Mr. Kellow was awarded an honorary doctorate in science from South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and the Alumni Award for International Leadership from the University of Newcastle.