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Robert McEwen, Executive Chairman & Chief Owner

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About Rob


Rob is the Chairman and Chief Owner of McEwen Mining, which has four producing mines located in Nevada, Ontario, Mexico and Argentina. Rob has been associated with the gold industry all his career, his first 18 years in the investment industry and since 1990 as CEO of several gold mining companies.

Rob is the founder of Goldcorp, where he took the company from a market capitalization of $50 million to over $8 billion. At McEwen Mining (MUX) he owns 18% of the company and takes a salary of $1/ year. The cost of his investment in MUX and McEwen Copper exceeds US$200 million.

Rob and his wife, Cheryl, have donated over $60 million to encourage excellence and innovation in healthcare and education.

Rob was awarded the Order of Canada in 2007, the Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee Award in 2013, was inducted into the Mining Hall of Fame in 2017 and has Honorary Doctorate of Law Degrees from York University and Western University.

He is also a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board, Schulich School of Business; X Prize Foundation: Vision Circle and Board of Trustees; a member of CEO (Chief Executive Organization) and of WPO (World Presidents’ Organization) and serves on the Advisory Board of the McEwen School of Architecture.


  • 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.