Asanko Gold Appoints Alex Buck to Manage Investor Relations
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/13 -- Asanko
Gold Inc. ("Asanko" or the "Company") (TSX:AKG)(NYSE MKT:AKG) is
pleased to announce that is has entered into a services agreement for
the appointment of Ms. Alex Buck to manage investor relations for the
Company, effective immediately.
Ms. Buck will manage Asanko's shareholder communications with the
investment community to transform the Company from its current
exploration and development status to a growth oriented operating
gold producer. The Company's vision is to become a mid-tier gold
mining company, led by the development of its flagship Esaase Gold
Mine in Ghana, which is expected to be in steady state production of
200,000 ounces per year by the end of 2015. (Refer pre-feasibility
study news release dated May 14th, 2013).
Ms. Buck is a London-based IR professional specializing in the mining
sector, with particular expertise working with producing African
mining companies through her consulting firm BuckBias. During her
twelve-year career, she has worked and advised a number of companies,
including AngloGold Ashanti, Aquarius Platinum, LionOre Mining,
before its acquisition by Norilsk Nickel, and subsequently for
Norilsk Nickel International and more recently Mantra Resources,
prior to its acquisition by ARMZ Uranium Holding Co.
For more information about Asanko Gold please visit www.asanko.com.
About Asanko Gold Inc.
Asanko's vision is to become a mid-tier gold mining company that
maximizes value for all its stakeholders. Our immediate focus is on
near term gold production at our multi-million ounce Esaase Gold
Project located in Ghana, West Africa; a highly favourable and
prospective jurisdiction. Asanko is managed by highly skilled and
successful technical, operational and financial professionals. The
Company is well financed with no debt, and is strongly committed to
the highest standards for environmental management, social
responsibility, and health and safety for its employees and
Forward-Looking and other Cautionary Information
This release includes certain statements that may be deemed
"forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other
than statements of historical facts, that address estimated resource
quantities, grades and contained metals, possible future mining,
exploration and development activities, are forward-looking
statements. Although the Company believes the forward-looking
statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements
should not be in any way construed as guarantees of future
performance and actual results or developments may differ materially
from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those in
forward-looking statements include market prices for metals, the
conclusions of detailed feasibility and technical analyses, lower
than expected grades and quantities of resources, mining rates and
recovery rates and the lack of availability of necessary capital,
which may not be available to the Company on terms acceptable to it
or at all. The Company is subject to the specific risks inherent in
the mining business as well as general economic and business
conditions. For more information on the Company, Investors should
review the Company's annual Form 20-F filing with the United States
Securities Commission and its home jurisdiction filings that are
available at www.sedar.com.
Neither Toronto Stock Exchange nor the Investment Industry Regulatory
Organization of Canada accepts responsibility for the adequacy or
accuracy of this release.
Asanko Gold Inc.
Manager - Investor Relations
Asanko Gold Inc.
President & CEO
Asanko Gold Inc.
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