Boyce has been recognized with a number of other honors. He is the only CEO to be named among the top chief executives for both the energy and mining sectors, garnering recognition from Institutional Investor magazine and the Global Energy Awards. In 2012, Boyce was named one of America's Most Valuable CEOs by Chief Executive magazine, ranking 36 th among S&P 500 chief executives. During his tenure, Peabody has earned more than 100 major honors for safety, financial and environmental excellence, achieved Coaltrans honors as the world's leading coal company recognizing three decades of leadership, and was just recognized for Commodity Excellence at the recent Platts Global Energy Awards.
Foundation President Dr. James Wm. White said Boyce's vision to eradicate global energy poverty had been a key factor in his being unanimously chosen as the 2012 Hall of Fame inductee.
"In addition to showing outstanding leadership throughout his career, Greg has been a tireless advocate for our industry. He continues to educate the public and policymakers alike on the ways in which mining can provide energy solutions that empower people and strengthen economies," said Dr. White.
Boyce holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Arizona and an Advanced Management Program degree from Harvard University's Graduate School of Business. He serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Coal Industry Advisory Board of the International Energy Agency and is a former Chairman of the National Mining Association.He is a member of The Business Council, Business Roundtable, and the National Coal Council where he was Study Chair of the council's report, "Coal: America's Energy Future." He is a member of the Board of Directors of Marathon Oil Corporation. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis and is a member of the Advisory Council of the University of Arizona's Department of Mining and Geological Engineering. Peabody Energy is the world's largest private-sector coal company and a global leader in sustainable mining and clean coal solutions. The company serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. For further information, go to PeabodyEnergy.com and CoalCanDoThat.com.