Chairman of the Board of Directors
Director Since: 1983
Stanley Dempsey has been in the mining business for more than forty years and is Chairman of Royal Gold, Inc. Previously, he was the Executive Chairman of the Board. Prior to serving as Executive Chairman, he was Chairman and CEO of Royal Gold. Before Royal Gold, Mr. Dempsey was with AMAX, Inc., where he held various engineering, legal, operating, and executive positions including Chairman of AMAX Australia Limited, Vice President of AMAX, Inc., Senior Vice President of Climax Molybdenum Company, Vice President of AMAX Exploration, Inc., Director of Environmental Affairs, and Division Attorney-Western Operations. During the period 1983-1986, Mr. Dempsey practiced law as a partner of the Washington D.C. firm of Arnold & Porter.
Mr. Dempsey received a B.S. degree in geology and a J.D. from the University of Colorado, completed the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School, and received an Honorary Doctor of Engineering degree from the Colorado School of Mines in May 2006.