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ROB McEWEN

CHIEF OWNER AND CHAIRMAN

Rob owns 22% of the McEwen shares, is invested $164 million, has $1 annual salary, no cash bonus and no company options.

Biography

Rob McEwen is the Chairman and Chief Owner of McEwen Mining Inc. He is the founder and former Chairman and CEO of Goldcorp Inc., which is one of the largest gold producers in the world. In 1990, Rob jumped from the investment industry into the mining industry. By 1993, he had begun a consolidation of five companies that would take eight years to complete. The resultant company was Goldcorp Inc. which has become a gold mining powerhouse. During the last thirteen years of Rob being Goldcorp's CEO, the company’s market capitalization grew from $50 million to over $8 billion and its share price grew at a compound annual rate of 31%.

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 University Health Network, Rob & Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study & Research Building - Schulich School of Business at York University, McEwen School of Architecture at Laurentian University and of the McEwen Leadership Program at St. Andrew’s College. In addition, significant donations were made to the Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital, Lakefield College and Red Lake Regional Heritage Centre to further their efforts to be the best in their respective fields.

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 was awarded the Order of Canada in 2007 and the Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee Award in 2013. He holds an Honorary Doctor of Laws and an MBA from York University and a BA from the University of Western Ontario. Also, he received the 2001 PDAC Developer of the Year Award, was inducted into The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame in 2017 and received the 2018 Bryden Alumni Award for Outstanding Contribution.

Timeline Awards

2018

Bryden Alumni Award

2017

Canadian Mining Hall of Fame Inductee

2014

Weizmann Canada's Leading Man Award

2013

Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee Award

2007

Order of Canada

2006

Most Innovative CEO by Canadian Business Magazine

2005

Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from York University

2004

Outstanding Achievement Award “Philanthropy” by the Canada Museum Association

2003

Northern Miners’ Mining Man of the Year

2002

Ernst & Young’s Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year Award - Energy

2001

PDAC Developer of the Year Award

2000

Business Week elects Goldcorp as one of 50 most innovative companies on the web worldwide


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