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Royal Gold Inc (RGLD.OQ)

RGLD.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Hayes

73 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Tony Jensen

56 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

William Heissenbuttel

53 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Strategy

Mark Isto

58 2016 Vice President - Operations

Daniel Breeze

45 2018 Vice President - Corporate Development

Bruce Kirchhoff

59 2013 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

C. Kevin McArthur

63 2014 Independent Director

Jamie Sokalsky

61 2015 Independent Director

Christopher Thompson

70 2014 Independent Director

Ronald Vance

66 2013 Independent Director

Sybil Veenman

55 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Hayes

Mr. William M. Hayes is an Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Hayes is the Chairman of the Board of Royal Gold, Inc., effective May 30, 2014. He was Executive Vice President for Project Development and Corporate Affairs from 2004 to 2006. From 2000 to 2004, he served as Executive Vice President for USA and Latin America, and from 1994 to 2000 as Executive Vice President for Latin America. During this period (2000-2004), he served as President of Compania Mantos de Oro (La Coipa) and Compania Minera Zaldivar (Zaldivar Mine). From 1991 to 1994, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Mantos de Ore, Chile, at the La Coipa mine, and was Chief Financial Officer from 1988 to 1991. Mr. Hayes also served as Vice President and Treasurer of Placer Dome Inc. from 1991 to 1994. From 1972 to 1987, Mr. Hayes served in various financial positions with Exxon Corporation. Mr. Hayes holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degree in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of San Francisco.

Tony Jensen

Mr. Tony A. Jensen is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Royal Gold, Inc. Previously he was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from August 2003 until June 2006. Mr. Jensen has over 30 years of mining industry experience, including 18 years with Placer Dome Inc. His corporate and operations experience was developed both in the United States and Chile where he occupied several senior management positions in mine production, corporate development and finance. Before joining the Company, he was the Mine General Manager of the Cortez Joint Venture from August 1999 to June 2003. Mr. Jensen was Director, Finance and Strategic Growth and Treasurer for Placer Dome Latin America from 1998 to 1999 and SubGerente General de Operaciónes for Compania Minera Mantos de Oro, a subsidiary of Placer Dome Latin America from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Jensen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, and a Certificate of Finance from Golden Gate University.

William Heissenbuttel

Mr. William Heissenbuttel is the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Strategy of the Company. Mr. Heissenbuttel brings more than 25 years of corporate finance experience with 20 of those years in project and corporate finance in the metals and mining industry. From January 2015 to June 2016, he served as Vice President Operations for the Company, and from April 2006 through January 2007, he was Manager Corporate Development for the Company. Mr. Heissenbuttel served as Senior Vice President from 2000 to 2006 and Vice President from 1999 to 2000 at N M Rothschild & Sons (Denver) Inc. From 1994 to 1999, he served as Vice President and then as Group Vice President at ABN AMRO Bank N.V. From 1987 to 1994, he was a Senior Credit Analyst and an Associate at Chemical Bank Manufacturers Hanover. Mr. Heissenbuttel holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in finance from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Economics from Northwestern University.

Mark Isto

Mr. Mark E. Isto is the Vice President - Operations of the Company. Mr. Isto has 34 years of experience in mining engineering, mine management and project development, most of which included international experience. He previously served as Executive Director, Project Evaluation for RGLD Gold (Canada) Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, since January 2015. Prior to that, he served as Vice President Operations for First Nickel Inc. from May 2012 to December 2014, and served as the Vice President and Senior Vice President levels in the Projects Group at Kinross Gold Corp. from October 2006 to May 2012. He served as Mine General Manager of the Golden Sunlight Mines, Inc. (Placer Dome America) from January 2004 to October 2006, and he previously held numerous other management positions in Placer Dome’s global operations, including Chief Engineer, Mine Superintendent, Project Director and Senior Advisor over a nearly 25 year career. Mr. Isto holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada — Reno.

Daniel Breeze

Mr. Daniel Breeze is the Vice President - Corporate Development of the Company. He has served as Managing Director and Head of Region for BMO Capital Markets (“BMO”) in Zürich, Switzerland, since 2010. BMO is a subsidiary of the Bank of Montreal, a diversified financial services provider. BMO and the Bank of Montreal are unrelated to the Company. At BMO, Mr. Breeze is responsible for managing all aspects of BMO’s regional business, including business development and client relationship management. Mr. Breeze specializes in the mining and energy sectors and has developed deep corporate relationships at senior levels in these sectors. Prior to his banking career, Mr. Breeze was engaged as a project manager and geotechnical/mining engineer with a major international mining engineering and consulting firm.

Bruce Kirchhoff

Mr. Bruce C. Kirchhoff is the Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Royal Gold, Inc. Mr. Kirchhoff has over 30 years of experience representing hardrock, industrial minerals, mineral exploration and development companies. From 2004 through 2007, Mr. Kirchhoff was a partner with law firm Carver Kirchhoff Schwarz McNab & Bailey, LLC. From January to December 2003, Mr. Kirchhoff was a partner with the law firm Carver & Kirchhoff, LLC, and from April 1996 through December 2002, Mr. Kirchhoff was a partner in the law firm Alfers & Carver, LLC. Prior to private practice, Mr. Kirchhoff was a senior attorney with Cyprus Amax Minerals Company from 1986 through 1996. Mr. Kirchhoff holds a J.D. from the University of Denver, a Master of Science in Mineral Economics from the Colorado School of Mines, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Colorado College.

C. Kevin McArthur

Mr. C. Kevin McArthur is an Independent Director of Royal Gold, Inc. Mr. McArthur founded Tahoe Resources Inc., and has been CEO since August 2015, Executive Chair since April 2015, and a director since 2009. He previously served as President and CEO from 2009 to early 2014, and Vice Chair and CEO from early 2014 to April 2015. Mr. McArthur was President, CEO and a director of Goldcorp Inc. from 2006 until his retirement in 2008. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Glamis Gold Ltd. from 1998 and served in a variety of management positions with Glamis until its acquisition by Goldcorp in 2006. He also served as a director of (i) Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Limited from 2009 until 2011, (ii) Cloud Peak Energy Inc. from 2009 until 2020, and (iii) Pembrook Mining Corp from 2009 to 2014. Prior to working with Glamis, Mr. McArthur held various operating and engineering positions with BP Minerals and Homestake Mining Company. Mr. McArthur holds a B.S. in Mining Engineering from the University of Nevada.

Jamie Sokalsky

Mr. Jamie C. Sokalsky is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sokalsky is member of the boards of directors of Pengrowth Energy Corporation and Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited, and is chairman of the board of directors of Probe Metals, Inc. He served as chief executive officer and president of Barrick Gold Corporation from 2012 to 2014, and has held executive roles including treasurer (from 1993 to 1999), chief financial officer and executive vice president (from 1999 to 2012) of Barrick. Mr. Sokalsky has over 20 years’ experience as a senior executive in the mining industry, including finance, corporate strategy, project development and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. He is a past member of the International Council on Mining and Metals and a past director of the World Gold Council. Mr. Sokalsky holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honors) from Lakehead University and holds a Chartered Professional Accountant designation.

Christopher Thompson

Mr. Christopher M. T. Thompson is an Independent Director of Royal Gold, Inc., effective May 15, 2014. Mr. Thompson is member of the board of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. He is also a member of the Colorado School of Mines Foundation Board of Governors. Mr. Thompson was a director of Teck Resources from 2003 to April 2015, and a director of Golden Star Resources from 2010 to May 2015. Mr. Thompson served as the Chairman of Gold Fields Limited from 1998 to 2005 and as Chairman and CEO from 1998 to 2002. He was Chairman of the World Gold Council from 2002 to 2005. From 1992 to 1998 he was the Founder and CEO of the Castle Group, which managed three venture capital funds that employed various structures, including royalties, to finance the development of new gold mines. Mr. Thompson received his undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in law and economics from Rhodes University, South Africa, and a Master’s Degree in Management Studies from Bradford University in the UK.

Ronald Vance

Mr. Ronald J. Vance is an Independent Director of Royal Gold, Inc. Mr. Ronald retired as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development for Teck Resources Limited in early 2014, which position he held since 2006. From March 2000 to December 2005, he was Managing Director Senior Advisor of Rothschild Inc. and from October 1991 to February 2000 he was Managing Director of Rothschild (Denver) Inc. Mr. Vance served as Vice President Project Development from 1989 to 1991 and Vice President Marketing from 1983 to 1989 for Newmont Mining Corporation. From 1978 to 1983 he was Director, Copper Sales and Manager, Specialty Copper Sales for Amax Copper Inc. Mr. Vance holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hobart College.

Sybil Veenman

Ms. Sybil E. Veenman is an Independent Director of the Company, effective January 1, 2017. 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. Ms. Veenman is currently a director of IAMGOLD Corporation and Noront Resources Ltd.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

William Hayes

369,000

Tony Jensen

3,905,910

William Heissenbuttel

1,731,500

Mark Isto

1,498,510

Daniel Breeze

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Bruce Kirchhoff

1,395,690

C. Kevin McArthur

237,500

Jamie Sokalsky

239,000

Christopher Thompson

239,000

Ronald Vance

245,000

Sybil Veenman

245,000
As Of  30 Jun 2018

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