Robert Winton, P.Eng
Senior Vice President / General Manager
Excelling in the areas of strategic planning and leadership, Mr. Winton brings to Excelsior over 20 years of management experience within the mining industry. Mr. Winton was most recently the President and GM of Nyrstar Clarksville Inc., where he was responsible for the Clarksville Smelter, a 130 kiloton zinc refinery located in Tennessee. From 1997 to 2016, Mr. Winton enjoyed a diverse and accomplished career with Hudbay Minerals Inc., a diversified mining company that produces copper, gold, silver and zinc from several operations throughout North and South America. Most notably, from 2014 to 2016, Mr. Winton was Vice-President of the Manitoba Business Unit for Hudbay Minerals Inc.; in this role he was responsible for an autonomous base-metal business unit that comprised three underground mines, three mills, a zinc refinery, and over 1,400 employees. Mr. Winton is a registered Professional Engineer; he graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.