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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 18% 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.