H.E. “Bud” Scruggs played a key leadership role as a senior executive at Leucadia National Corporation for over a decade. He has an extensive background advising some of the wealthiest families in the world, including working in Perth, Australia as CEO of The Metal Group (now the Minderoo Group), the private holding company of Andrew Forrest, and as President and CEO of Huntsman Financial Corporation.
Mr. Scruggs is currently a director of Linkem (an Italian internet provider) and Snowbird Ski Resort. He has extensive experience as a director of both public and private companies, including American Investment Bank, Barbados Light & Power, Conwed Plastics, Fortescue Metals Group (one of the largest mining companies in Australia), Poseidon Nickel, Deseret Morning News, Empire Insurance, and MK Gold – including experience on multiple audit and executive committees.
Previously, Mr. Scruggs served as Chief of Staff to Governor Norman Bangerter and was a co-founder and partner with Governor Michael Leavitt of the Public Affairs Advisory Group. He received his JD from BYU’s J. Reuben Clark Law School and a degree in Political Science from Brigham Young University.