Jason Fannin has served as senior vice president, metallurgical sales of Contura Coal Sales, LLC since October 2017, overseeing the sales, marketing, logistics, and quality assurance of Contura Energy’s approximately 10.5 million ton metallurgical coal portfolio with customers across North and South America, Europe, the Mediterranean, India, and Asia. He previously served as vice president, metallurgical sales & services at Contura, a position he held from April 2017.
Prior to joining Contura, Mr. Fannin was the managing member of Highlands Energy Advisors, LLC, a position he held from May 2016, providing specialized coal consulting services dealing with all aspects of the coal supply chain, with a focus on metallurgical coal. Mr. Fannin previously served in a number of sales and marketing roles at Alpha Coal Sales Co., LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alpha Natural Resources.
Prior to joining Alpha in 2004, Mr. Fannin served in various other operations, distribution, and quality assurance roles within the coal industry. Mr. Fannin holds bachelor of science degrees in both chemical engineering and chemistry from the West Virginia Institute of Technology and earned his law degree, summa cum laude, from the Appalachian School of Law.