TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE: MUX) (TSX: MUX)is pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Ladd-Kruger, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Anna is an accomplished mining executive with over 20 years of leadership experience with proven achievements in directing and leading mining organizations.
“I’m very pleased to welcome Anna Ladd-Kruger to McEwen Mining. Anna is an experienced and innovative leader with broad global experience and a proven track record of leading strong finance teams,” commented Rob McEwen, Chairman and Chief Owner.
Anna was most recently the Chief Financial Officer & VP of Corporate Development at Excellon Resources Inc., where she led the turnaround of their corporate and site operations finance team, processes and systems. She was also integral to the company’s successful acquisition of Otis Gold.
Anna was also the Chief Financial Officer of Trevali Mining Corporation, a base metals mining company with commercially producing operations in Africa, Canada and Peru, where she was part of the original executive management team to grow the company from junior exploration to a mid-tier base metals producer that reached over $1 billion market capitalization on the TSX. She has raised over $1 billion dollars in debt and equity throughout her career in the mining sector. Anna also served as the Chief Financial Officer for a number of Canadian publicly listed junior mining companies and began her career working at Vale S.A.’s Thompson and Sudbury Canadian operations before joining Cache Coal Corporation as Mine Controller and then Kinross Gold Corporation as their North American Group Controller.
Anna currently sits on the board and serves as the Audit Chair of Integra Resources Corp., and she will also continue on the board of Excellon Resources. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, CMA), and holds a Master’s in Economics from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia.
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ABOUT MCEWEN MINING
McEwen Mining is a diversified gold and silver producer and explorer with operating mines in Nevada, Canada, Mexico and Argentina. It also owns a large copper deposit in Argentina. McEwen Mining’s goal is to create a profitable gold and silver producer focused in the Americas.
McEwen Mining has approximately 409 million shares outstanding. Rob McEwen, Chairman and Chief Owner, owns 20% of the shares.
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