VANCOUVER, Oct. 25, 2016 – Capstone Mining Corp. (“Capstone”) (TSX: CS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Gallagher and Jill Gardiner to the company’s board of directors.
Bob Gallagher has worked in the mining industry for more than 40 years and has extensive experience in the development and operation of large-scale mining projects. Most recently, he was President & CEO and a director of New Gold, an intermediate gold producer with projects on three continents. Mr. Gallagher continues to serve as a director of New Gold Inc. Prior to the merger of Peak Gold, Metallica Resources and New Gold, Mr. Gallagher was the President and CEO of Peak Gold. Previously, he spent 15 years with Placer Dome Inc. and seven years with Newmont Mining Corporation, most recently as Vice President Operations of Newmont Asia Pacific. During his time at Newmont, Mr. Gallagher oversaw the completion of development and operation of the Batu Hijau Mine, the billion-ton, world-class copper-gold mine located in Indonesia and was responsible for seven smaller mines in Australia and New Zealand.