Rob McEwen

Rob McEwen

Formal First Name
Robert (Rob)
4/15/1950 - present

Rob McEwen is the Chairman and Chief Owner of McEwen Mining Inc. He is the largest shareholder of McEwen Mining, owning 21% of the company's outstanding capital stock. He has a cost base of $165 million and a salary of $1 per year. He also takes no bonus or options. A passionate investor in the mining sector for 30 years, McEwen explores the USA, Canada, Mexico, and Argentina for gold, silver, and copper. He engaged in the mining industry in 1990 and from there transformed Goldcorp from a group of small companies into a mining powerhouse.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • McEwen has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.
  • Together with his wife, McEwen has donated more than $60 million to encourage excellence and innovation in healthcare and education.
    • McEwen Stem Cell Institute at Toronto General Hospital
    • McEwen School of Architecture at Laurentian University
    • Rob and Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study & Research Building at Schulich School of Business
    • McEwen Leadership Program at St. Andrew’s College
    • 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