William M. Hayes is an American businessperson who has been at the helm of 7 different companies. He holds the position of Chairman of Tethyan Copper Co. Pty Ltd. and Chairman for Royal Gold, Inc. He is also on the board of Antofogasta Minerals Plc.
In his past career he was Chairman at Consejo Minero de Chile AG, Chairman for Gold Institute, President for Compa˝Ýa Minera ZaldÝvar SA, President at Compa˝ia Minera Mantos de Oro, President at Mantos de Oro SA, EVP-Project Development & Corporate Affairs at Placer Dome, Inc., Executive Vice President for Barrick Gold US, Inc., Senior Analyst at Ned Davis Research, Inc. (Investment Management) and Regional Treasurer & Controller at Exxon Minerals Co.
Mr. Hayes received a graduate degree and an undergraduate degree from Thunderbird School of Global Management and an undergraduate degree from the University of San Francisco.