Rob McEwen

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About Rob McEwen is CEO and largest shareholder of McEwen Mining. The objective of the Company is to qualify for inclusion in the S&P 500.
Description Rob McEwen, (born April 15, 1950) is a Canadian businessman. He is the Chairman and CEO of McEwen Mining Inc. and was the founder and former Chairman and CEO of Goldcorp Inc., which is the world’s second largest gold producer based on market capitalization. Rob McEwen followed his father into the investment industry and also developed a passion for gold.

In 1990 Mr. McEwen stepped into the mining industry, where he transformed Goldcorp from a collection of small companies into a mining powerhouse. Since 1993, when Rob started re-structuring Goldcorp, the company's market capitalization has grown from $50 million USD to over $8 billion and its share price has increased at a 31% compound annual growth rate.

Rob believes that management should be as personally invested in a company as its shareholders, and as such he owns 25% of McEwen Mining Inc. and receives no salary.

A graduate of St. Andrew's College, Aurora, Ontario, Canada in 1969, Rob McEwen later earned a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Rob also holds an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Rob McEwen is a member of WPO, the Canadian Council of Chief Executives and the Dean's Advisory Board, Schulich School of Business.

Rob's philanthropic efforts are designed to encourage excellence and innovation in health care and education. Mr. McEwen has donated in excess of $25 million over the past four years including: $20 million to establish the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the Toronto General Hospital; $1.5 million to Schulich School of Business; $1.0 million to the Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital, Red Lake, Ontario, Canada, and $0.7 million to two museums and a church.

On July 3, 2007 Rob McEwen was appointed to the Order of Canada, the country's highest civilian honor.
Mission To build a precious metal company that qualifies for the S&P 500.
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