Keith E. Alessi
Chief Executive Officer
Keith E. Alessi currently is the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Westmoreland Coal Company. Mr. Alessi, a dual Canadian/US citizen, is located in Westmoreland’s Canadian headquarters in Edmonton, Alberta. Mr. Alessi has led Westmoreland since 2007. In addition to his work with Westmoreland, Mr. Alessi was an adjunct lecturer at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, Virginia Military Institute, and Southern Virginia University as well as an adjunct professor at the Washington and Lee University Law School. Prior to joining Westmoreland, Mr. Alessi had served as a senior executive officer for over 30 years at a number of public and private companies. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. and has served as a director on numerous other private and public company boards over the past 30 years. Mr. Alessi has a MBA from the University of Michigan and a BS from Wayne State University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.