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Robert McEwen, Executive Chairman & Chief Owner

About Rob

Mr. McEwen has been associated with the gold industry for four decades. His career began in the investment industry, and then in 1990 he stepped into the mining sector. Rob is the founder of Goldcorp Inc., where he took the company from a market capitalization of $50 million to over $8 billion. Rob is currently the Chairman and Chief Owner of McEwen Mining Inc., exploring for gold, silver and copper in Canada, USA, Mexico and Argentina.

  • 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.


Chris Stewart, President & Chief Operating Officer

About Chris

Chris is a senior executive with 26 years of diversified experience in the mining industry. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario and holds a Bachelor of Science, Mining Engineering, from Queen's University. The foundation of his extensive experience came from the 14 years he worked for Dynatec/DMC Mining, a highly regarded mining contracting company. In 2007, Chris transitioned to working for mining companies, where he has held senior executive roles over the past 12 years. Most recently Chris was the President & CEO of Treasury Metals, a junior gold developer focused on its properties in Northwestern Ontario. Prior to that he was the Vice President of Operations for Kirkland Lake Gold, where he was responsible for all mining and milling activities, and played an instrumental roll in the significant turnaround of the company between 2014 and 2016. He was also the Vice President of Operations for Lake Shore Gold (now Tahoe’s Canadian Operations) and Manager – Shaft Projects for BHP Billiton at the Jansen Potash Project during the freeze wall design and construction phase.


Meri Verli, Chief Financial Officer

Meri has extensive experience as a senior financial executive, having held several management roles in the gold mining sector, including most recently as the CFO of PPX Mining Corp since October 2017, Senior VP Finance and Treasury at Kirkland Lake Gold until July 2017 and VP Finance at Lake Shore Gold for 9 years. Meri is a Chartered Professional Accountant, holds a PhD in Economic Sciences, a Bachelor of Geology and Engineering and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Tirana, Albania.

Donald Brown, Sr. Vice President - Projects

About Donald

Donald is a seasoned mining professional having previously held roles as Vice President of Projects for Glencore and Construction Manager for Bechtel Mines and Metals. He has worked on many large scale mining projects in all stages of feasibility, development and operations such as Antamina, Las Bambas and Antapaccay in Peru, and El Pachon in Argentina. Donald holds a Masters of Science in Rock Mechanics and Mining Engineering from Newcastle University, he is a Chartered Professional Engineer (Australia) and also a Registered Mine Manager (Australia).


Sylvain Guerard, Sr. Vice President - Exploration

Sylvain has over 25 years' experience in mineral exploration across four continents. The scope of his work has been wide-ranging from generative to advanced stage exploration. Prior to joining McEwen Mining he spent seven years at Kinross, most recently serving as its Senior Vice President, Exploration; with responsibility for world-wide development and implementation of exploration strategy. Before Kinross, Sylvain worked in exploration at Barrick for eight years, Inmet for six years, and at two other firms.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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.

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.


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.

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.