Peabody Energy terminates top exec

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St. Louis coal company Peabody Energy Corp. is terminating the employment of a top executive.

Kemal Williamson, president of U.S. operations, temporarily will serve in a senior adviser role before exiting the company.

A regulatory filing from the company indicated Williamson’s separation constitutes a termination “without cause” as defined by its severance plan.

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