Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLD) (“Royal Gold” or the “Company”)
has appointed Sybil Veenman to the Company’s Board of Directors
effective January 1, 2017. Ms. Veenman will be a new addition to Royal
Gold’s Board, now comprised of nine members, eight of whom are
Ms. Veenman brings over 20 years of mining industry experience with
Barrick Gold Corporation (“Barrick”), where she most recently served on
the Senior Leadership Team as Senior Vice President and General Counsel.
While at Barrick, Ms. Veenman held broad legal responsibilities for
acquisitions and divestitures, debt and equity financings, public
disclosure, corporate governance, litigation, compliance, security and
human rights policies and programs, and managed Barrick’s global legal
department. Ms. Veenman holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the
University of Toronto Faculty of Law. She is currently a director of
IAMGOLD Corporation and Noront Resources Ltd.
William Hayes, Chairman of the Board, commented, “Sybil’s legal acumen
as well as her governance and transactional experience at Barrick makes
her exceptionally well-suited to a role on Royal Gold’s Board. She has
advised on acquisitions representing over $20 billion in market value
and is a recognized leader in the areas of ethics and social
responsibility. We look forward to her contributions and we welcome her
to our Board of Directors.”
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 192
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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Source: Royal Gold, Inc.