CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Former International Coal Group Inc.
President and CEO Ben Hatfield has taken a job with Patriot Coal
St. Louis-based Patriot Coal announced Wednesday that it has
named Hatfield as executive vice president and chief operating
Patriot says the 54-year-old Hatfield will be based in
Hatfield had served as ICG's chief executive for six years
before Arch Coal bought the company in June.
Patriot says Hatfield's appointment is part of a reorganization
of senior management.
Patriot operates coal mines in West Virginia and Kentucky.