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Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) (“Royal Gold” or the “Company,”
“we” or “our”) congratulates its former Chairman and CEO Stanley Dempsey
on the occasion of his induction into the National Mining Hall of Fame.
Mr. Dempsey was selected by the National Mining Hall of Fame Board of
Governors for his significant contributions to the mineral and mining
industry. The induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, September
24, in Las Vegas.
Mr. Dempsey provided 31 years of leadership on Royal Gold’s Board of
Directors, and served as CEO of Royal Gold from 1988 to 2006. He founded
Royal Gold and developed its efficient, lower risk royalty business
model. 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 in the Denver office 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.
“We applaud the National Mining Hall of Fame Board of Governors’
decision to bestow Stanley Dempsey with this honor,” commented Tony
Jensen, President and CEO. “Stan’s leadership extended beyond Royal Gold
to encompass collaborative and unique approaches to public engagement,
environmental conservation and mine financing. He is a passionate
industry professional and proud of the contribution responsible mining
makes to the quality of life for society. We are delighted to see him
recognized for his contributions.”
Royal Gold is a precious metals stream and royalty company engaged in
the acquisition and management of precious metal streams, royalties and
similar production based interests. The Company owns interests on 193
properties on six continents, including interests on 38 producing mines
and 24 development stage projects. Royal Gold is publicly traded on the
NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “RGLD.” The Company’s
website is located at www.royalgold.com.
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