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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.


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.


Andrew Elinesky, Chief Financial Officer

About Andrew

Andrew Elinesky holds CPA, CGA and FCCA (UK) designations and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University. He has worked in progressively senior roles within McEwen Mining as Accounting Manager for US Gold Inc. from 2008 to 2010 and then Corporate Controller for Minera Andes Inc. from 2010 to 2012 prior to the merger of those companies to form McEwen Mining in 2012. Prior to working for the Company and its predecessors, Mr. Elinesky worked in the United Kingdom for various multi-national companies including MCI WorldCom, Penspen Ltd., HJ Heinz Ltd and SafetyKleen UK Ltd.


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

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.


Simon Quick, Vice President - Projects

About Simon

Simon is currently involved in development and permitting of our projects throughout the Americas. Previous to the formation of McEwen Mining, he was Director of Projects in Mexico for US Gold Corporation. Simon was a key member of the team that has taken the El Gallo grassroots discovery to the construction phase. Simon holds a degree in Economics (with Distinction) from Bishop’s University and joined the McEwen Mining team (then US Gold) in 2008.


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.


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.


Euridice Gonzalez, Country Manager - Mexico

About Euridice

Euridice is responsible for managing McEwen Mining’s day-to-day exploration and development activities in Mexico. She has over 10 years experience in the mining sector in the country. During the last 5 years, Euridice served as the head of management of McEwen’s interests in Mexico. Because of her background as a certified English teacher, she has been able to act as the liaison between Toronto headquarters and Mexico operations. Euridice has been successful completing the land acquisition of the El Gallo complex. She acted as the bridge of our Mexican subsidiary and the regional leaders of the governmental institutions and the agrarian communities achieving the consensus that allowed McEwen Mining to get the authorizations required to develop the exploration projects and El Gallo complex.


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.


Nigel Fung, Director - Mine Planning

About Nigel

Nigel Fung joins McEwen Mining from Tetra Tech (formerly Wardrop Engineering) where he served as a Consulting Mine Engineer. During his tenure at Tetra Tech, Nigel focused on open pit optimization, life of mine production schedules and capital and operating costs at various projects around the world. Also, Nigel served as Mine Planning and Project Engineer at IAM Gold's Rosebel Gold mine in Suriname, which in 2011 produced 385,000 ounces of gold. Nigel is responsible for our long range mine planning.