Asanko Gold Inc.
TSX : AKG
NYSE MKT : AKG

Asanko Gold Inc.

June 17, 2016 08:00 ET

Asanko Gold Results of Annual General Meeting

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 17, 2016) - Asanko Gold Inc. ("Asanko" or the "Company") (TSX:AKG)(NYSE MKT:AKG) announced that all the resolutions put to shareholders at the Company's annual general meeting (the "Meeting") held yesterday were duly passed. The results for each of the matters voted upon at the Meeting are set out below:

Election of Directors

The seven nominees listed in the Company's management information circular dated May 23, 2016, were elected at the Meeting as directors of Asanko.

Director
Name
Votes
For
% Votes
For
Votes
Withheld
% Votes
Withheld
Colin Steyn 139,512,674 99.79% 294,323 0.21%
Peter Breese 139,661,074 99.90% 145,923 0.10%
Gordon Fretwell 136,960,207 97.96% 2,846,790 2.04%
Marcel de Groot 137,140,122 98.09% 2,666,875 1.91%
Michael Price 139,619,339 99.87% 187,658 0.13%
William Smart 138,641,549 99.17% 1,165,448 0.83%
Shawn Wallace 138,246,812 98.88% 1,560,185 1.12%

Appointment of Auditor

Name Votes
For
% Votes
For
Votes
Withheld
% Votes
Withheld
KPMG LLP 153,004,490 99.82% 273,086 0.18%

Adoption of Shareholder Rights Plan

Votes
For
% Votes
For
Votes
Against
% Votes
Withheld
Shareholder Rights Plan 139,000,146 99.42% 806,851 0.58%

Neither Toronto Stock Exchange nor the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Enquiries:

For further information please visit: www.asanko.com, email: info@asanko.com.

Contact Information

  • Asanko Gold Inc.
    Alex Buck
    Manager, Investor and Media Relations
    Toll-Free (N.America): 1-855-246-7341
    +44-7932-740-452
    alex.buck@asanko.com