Asante Gold Corp. announced the passing of Florian Riedl-Riedenstein on July 7. A resident of Vienna, Austria, he was a retired investment banker working in both New York and Austria with more than30 years’ corporate experience as a director and officer of Canadian-listed companies. He successfully introduced Canadian resource companies to European investors. He was a co-founder of Asante Gold Corp. and active in Ghana gold exploration for more than 20 years.