American Gilsonite Company strengthens management team, announces new general manager
August 17, 2022
Craig Brown, MBA, P.E. joins AGC to lead all aspects of the company’s operations.
American Gilsonite Company, Inc. (“AGC”), the world’s only supplier of Gilsonite® uintaite, is pleased to announce the addition of Craig Brown as General Manager, effective June 6, 2022. Mr. Brown is responsible for AGC’s operations including reserves management, mining and mine development, processing, and distribution.
Craig will work closely with AGC’s executive team, as well as local management, to develop and execute strategies that will continue to drive the company’s long-term commercial success.
Mr. Brown has more than 10 years of experience in the mining industry, with extensive knowledge in production planning and execution, project and capital management, as well as proven leadership in both his professional and military career. He joins AGC from Genesis Alkali, where he most recently served as production manager.
“We are pleased to have Mr. Brown join AGC’s management team. His skillset, education, practical operational experience, and management style will allow our Utah-based workforce to realize its full potential,” noted Craig Mueller, President and CEO of AGC.
“I am very humbled and excited to be joining a company with a proud history of more than 130 years of industry leadership and innovation. I am committed to a continued focus on quality management systems and product improvement to help drive growth for the company,” said Craig Brown, General Manager of AGC.
Mr. Brown is a veteran of the United States Army. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Utah in Mining Engineering, is a certified Professional Engineer, and went on to earn his Executive MBA from David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah.