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Management

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Robert McEwen, Executive Chairman & Chief Owner

About Rob

Mr. Rob McEwen is currently Chairman and Chief Owner of McEwen Mining Inc. which has four producing mines, located in Nevada, Ontario, Mexico and Argentina, and also owns a very large underdeveloped copper deposit in Argentina. Rob owns 20% of McEwen Mining, his cost base is $165 million and his salary is $1/yr. Rob and his wife, Cheryl, have donated in excess of $60 million to encourage excellence and innovation in healthcare and education. Their donations have led to the establishment of the McEwen Stem Cell Institute at Toronto General Hospital, McEwen School of Architecture at Laurentian University, the Rob and Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study & Research Building at Schulich School of Business (York University) and the McEwen Leadership Program at St. Andrew’s College. Rob is a passionate innovator, marketer and an avid recreational competitor. He is also a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board, Schulich School of Business; X Prize Foundation: Vision Circle and Board of Trustees; Global Advisory Counsel; ISSCR (International Society of Stem Cell Research); CEO (Chief Executive Organization) and WPO (World Presidents’ Organization). Rob holds an Honorary Doctor of Laws and an MBA from York University and a BA from the University of Western Ontario.
  • Some of Rob’s awards:
  • 2000: Business Week elects Goldcorp as one of 50 most innovative companies on the web worldwide;
  • 2002: Ernst & Young’s Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year Award - Energy;
  • 2003: Northern Miners’ Mining Man of the Year;
  • 2004: Outstanding Achievement Award “Philanthropy” by the Canada Museum Association;
  • 2005: Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from York University;
  • 2006: Most Innovative CEO by Canadian Business Magazine;
  • 2007: Order of Canada;
  • 2013: Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee Award;
  • 2014: Weizmann Canada's Leading Man Award;
  • 2017: Inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.
  • 2018: Bryden Alumni Award.
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Peter Mah, Chief Operating Officer

Peter is a professional engineer with 30 years of global mining experience spanning gold, diamonds and base metals. As a seasoned mining executive, his well-rounded experience comes from roles including Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Luna Gold, Group Executive at Newmont Mining, General Manager at the De Beers Victor Mine, Mine Manager of Newcrest’s Kencana Mine, as well as engineering roles at Goldcorp and Placer Dome. At Newmont, Peter led the early stage underground exploration study teams that defined over 15 million ounces of gold resources for development in Canada, Nevada, Ghana, New Zealand and Peru. He led the project teams for the Leeville underground mine expansion in Nevada, and the new Subika underground mine in Ghana. Peter has a strong track record of building, transitioning and operating underground and open pit mines most notably the Kencana underground mine in Indonesia, which produced over 400,000 ounces of gold per year, and the De Beers Victor open pit diamond mine in Ontario. His Ontario experience also includes working at Goldcorp’s Red Lake Mine and Placer Dome’s Campbell and Musselwhite mines in various capacities. In 2009, Peter’s Victor Mine Team was awarded Mining Magazine’s international ‘Mine of the Year’ award. Peter has a passion for building teams that strive for business excellence and innovation. His operating philosophy is anchored on a foundation of best in class safety, health, environmental and social standards. He was a Director of the Ontario Mining Association, and holds a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Mining and Mineral Process Engineering and a Master’s of Applied Science from the University of British Columbia.
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Anna Ladd-Kruger, Chief Financial Officer

Anna was most recently the Chief Financial Officer & VP of Corporate Development at Excellon Resources Inc., where she led the turnaround of their corporate and site operations finance team, processes and systems. She was also integral to the company’s successful acquisition of Otis Gold. Anna was also the Chief Financial Officer of Trevali Mining Corporation, a base metals mining company with commercially producing operations in Africa, Canada and Peru, where she was part of the original executive management team to grow the company from junior exploration to a mid-tier base metals producer that reached over $1 billion market capitalization on the TSX. She has raised over $1 billion in debt and equity throughout her career in the mining sector. Anna also served as the Chief Financial Officer for a number of Canadian publicly listed junior mining companies and began her career working at Vale S.A.'s Thompson and Sudbury Canadian operations before joining Cache Coal Corporation as Mine Controller and then Kinross Gold Corporation as their North American Group Controller. Anna currently sits on the board and serves as the Audit Chair of Integra Resources Corp., and she will also continue on the board of Excellon Resources. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, CMA), and holds a Master’s in Economics from Queen's University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia.
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Carmen L. Diges, General Counsel & Secretary

Carmen Diges has been closing international deals for over 20 years. An international entrepreneur, she has hand-built her practice by developing extensive local and global networks. She is sought out worldwide, by boards, bankers, CEOs and governments, for her business counsel, contacts and commercial knowledge.

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Andrew Iaboni, Vice President – Finance

About Andrew

Andrew Iaboni holds a CPA, CA designation and received a Bachelor of Commerce and Major in Economics from the University of Toronto. Mr. Iaboni joined McEwen Mining team 2010 and has worked in progressively more senior roles, most recently serving as the Company’s Controller from 2013 to 2015. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Iaboni started his professional career in 2004 with Ernst & Young LLP, followed by serving as the Finance Manager for Central Sun Mining (now B2Gold), between 2007 and 2009.

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Simon Quick, Vice President - Projects

About Simon

Simon Quick has worked with McEwen and its predecessor companies since 2009. His 10-year career began working in the Corporate Office on marketing and investor relations functions. Simon then focused on Mexico where he was a team member participating in the El Gallo Silver discovery, the feasibility study issuance, and managed the permit submittal and approval for mine construction. Simon also completed the heap leach pad expansion and upgraded the refinery for the Magistral Mine.
Since 2016 to present, he oversaw the design, permit submittal and approval, successful construction execution, commissioning, and final turnover to operations of McEwen’s newest Gold Bar Mine. Simon is a Spanish speaker, well-versed in permitting regulations in both Mexico and the United States, and has a Degree in Economics with Distinction from Bishop’s University.

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Stefan Spears, Vice President - Corporate Development

Stefan Spears has worked with McEwen and its predecessor companies since 2005. In 2008, he was appointed Vice President of Projects with leadership over our US based portfolio of assets, particularly the early development of the Gold Bar Mine from exploration, to resource growth, to pre-feasibility and permitting. From 2012 to 2015, Stefan started and later sold a successful manufacturing enterprise outside the mining sector. In 2015, Stefan rejoined McEwen to work collaboratively across many departments and initiatives, including: addressing market related challenges, technical problem solving, the acquisition of Black Fox, and corporate finance needs. During his 15-year carrier in mining, Stefan has been involved in numerous mergers, acquisitions and financings. His primary responsibilities involve implementing the chosen corporate growth strategy, streamline our existing portfolio of projects, and support corporate communications and investor relations. Stefan also serves on the boards of directors of two other listed companies. Stefan holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston.
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Steve Woolfenden, Vice President - Environment and Community Affairs

Steven Woolfenden has over 20 years’ of experience in environmental sciences and 10 years’ experience navigating complex environmental approvals and permitting for mining projects, both in Canada and abroad. He is a biologist with experience working in government for 10 years (Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency) prior to entering the private sector. In his previous role with IAMGOLD Corporation for the past seven years, he was responsible for oversight of environmental matters and worked to build effective relationships with regulatory authorities, aboriginal peoples, stakeholders and local communities. Steve Woolfenden holds a B.Sc. degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Guelph.
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Carlos Liggesmeyer, Country Manager - Argentina

About Carlos

Carlos has a CPA and MBA, oriented towards international business. He graduated from the University of Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Carlos is Fluent in Spanish, English and German with 15 + years of experience in Finance and Admin, Controlling and as General Manager of different foreign companies operating in Argentina, Europe and the US. Carlos has previous experience in the mining industry in Argentina and Chile, in the German gypsum and plasterboard manufacturing group Geb. Knauf. Carlos joined McEwen Mining in May 2010 as Finance & Administration Manager for Argentina.

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Adrian Blanco S., General Manager – Mexico

Adrian Blanco S. has an extensive international experience in assorted industrial sectors. With DuPont Petrochemical and Hochschild Mining held executive positions in Mexico, USA, Peru and Argentina. Adrian joined the McEwen Mining team in 2015 and has been responsible to lead a successful business transformation towards operational discipline and best business practices of El Gallo mine, additionally has been responsible for defining growth strategies to expand the business in Mexico. Adrian is fluent in Spanish and English, holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from ITESM in Mexico, also Chemical Engineering studies and Industrial Safety certifications in USA, and a master’s degree in Corporate Finance from Salford Business School in UK.
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Luke Willis, Director - Resource Modelling

About Luke

Prior to joining McEwen Mining, Luke Willis served as Resource Geologist at Goldcorp's Red Lake mine in northwestern Ontario. The Red Lake mine is considered to be the highest grade gold mine in the world. While at Goldcorp, Luke was primarily responsible for reviewing and publishing geological resource estimates for the mine and previously worked on underground grade control and mining dilution. Luke also served as a Geologist at Barrick Gold's Hemlo mine in northwestern Ontario. Luke is responsible for our resource modeling and estimates.