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): July 24, 2017 (July 21, 2017)
RYMAN HOSPITALITY PROPERTIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
One Gaylord Drive
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (615) 316-6000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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 July 21, 2017, William F. Hagerty, IV notified Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (the Company) of his decision, effective immediately, to resign as a member of the Companys Board of Directors (the Board), as a result of his recent confirmation by the U.S. Senate to the position of U.S. Ambassador to Japan. Mr. Hagertys decision to resign is not the result of any disagreement with the Company. The Board thanks Mr. Hagerty for distinguished service on the Board since February 2016.
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.
|Date: July 24, 2017||RYMAN HOSPITALITY PROPERTIES, INC.|
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|