Gregg B. BushSenior Vice President & COO
Gregg Bush is a Metallurgical Engineer with 30 years of experience in feasibility, mine development, operations, international M&A strategies, permitting, alternative infrastructure projects supporting mine development and project engineering. He is fluent in Spanish and has experience in operations based in Chile, USA, Mexico and Canada. Gregg is responsible for the operations of both the Cozamin and Minto mines as well as the development of organic growth opportunities for Capstone.
Gregg was most recently the COO of Minefinders Corporation Ltd. (2007-2010) where he helped developed its growth strategy and was responsible for the construction and commissioning of its first mine. From 1990-2007 he worked at Placer Dome and later Barrick, going from Plant Superintendent to Mine General Manager where his operation achieved certification under ISO 14001 in 2002. Twelve years of that time were spent in Chile, where he was the Mine General Manager of the Zaldivar Mine in northern Chile, a 320 million pound per year copper operation, and Operations Manager and Plant Superintendent of the La Coipa Project, a 100,000 tonne per day precious metals operation approximately 140 kilometers northwest of Copiapó.
Gregg started his career as a metallurgist with Chino Mines Company, a Division of Kennecott Copper. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso.