George Burns joined Eldorado on February 1, 2017, and assumed the role of President & Chief Executive Officer on April 28, 2017. Prior to joining Eldorado, George was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Goldcorp. He also held the Goldcorp positions of Senior Vice President, Mexican Operations, and Vice President, Canada and United States. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Centerra Gold Inc. George has over 40 years of experience in the mineral sector, including executive, operations, development and engineering leadership roles in gold, copper and coal operations. George has served in various capacities for Asarco LLC including Vice President of Mining as well as numerous capacities for Cyprus Minerals Corporation. He began his career with Anaconda Company in 1978.