8-K 1 a18-7264_18k.htm 8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 


 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 


 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  February 22, 2018

 

McEWEN MINING INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Colorado
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)

 

001-33190
(Commission File
Number)

 

84-0796160
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

150 King Street West, Suite 2800

Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5H 1J9

(Address of principal executive offices)  (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number including area code:  (866) 441-0690

 

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Item 5.02                                           Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers

 

(b)  On February 22, 2018, McEwen Mining Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Xavier Ochoa, formerly President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, would relinquish his duties as President, effective immediately.  Mr. Ochoa will continue as the Chief Operating Officer and will focus his attention on operations, including the newly-acquired Black Fox mine and mill and the construction of the Gold Bar mine in Nevada.

 

The Company will immediately undertake a search to identify and retain an individual to fill the role of President.  Until that time, Robert McEwen, Chief Executive Officer, will assume those responsibilities.

 

On February 22, 2018, the Company issued a press release which, among other things, announced the management change.  That press release was filed as Exhibit 99.1 to the Form 8-K dated and filed on February 22, 2018.

 

SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

McEWEN MINING INC.

 

 

 

 

Date: February 28, 2018

By:

/s/ Carmen Diges

 

 

Carmen Diges, General Counsel

 

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