SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 23, 2017
ROYAL GOLD, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(IRS Employer|
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|1660 Wynkoop Street, Suite 1000, Denver, CO||80202-1132|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 303-573-1660
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On August 23, 2017, M. Craig Haase notified the Company of his decision not to stand for re-election as a Class III director at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held in November, 2017. Mr. Haase’s decision not to stand for re-election was not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Royal Gold, Inc.|
Dated: August 29, 2017
|/s/ Bruce C. Kirchhoff|
|Name:||Bruce C. Kirchhoff|
|Title:||Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|