Genesis Land Development Corp. - Appointment of Interim Chief Executive Officer



    TSE Stock Symbol: GDC

    CALGARY, April 24 /CNW/ - Further to the press release of April 17, 2009,
the Special Committee of Genesis Land Development Corp. (the "Company" or
"Genesis") has resolved to terminate the employment of Mr. Gobi Singh,
President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Singh remains a
director of Genesis.
    The Special Committee has appointed Mr. John Latimer to act as Interim
Chief Executive Officer of the Company. It is anticipated that the Board of
Directors of the Company will commence a search for a suitable permanent Chief
Executive Officer immediately.
    Mr. Latimer is currently Managing Director, Aldert Chemicals Ltd.
(chemical distribution) and has held such position since October, 2000. Prior
thereto, Mr. Latimer was the President and a Director of Monarch Development
Corporation, an integrated land development and home construction company from
May 1992 to May 2000.

    Genesis Land Development Corp. is a Calgary-based land development
company with an inventory of more than 24,000 future residential building
sites (single-family and multi-family) and over 300 acres of
commercial/industrial lands in Western Canada, of which more than 14,000
residential lots and over 300 acres of commercial/industrial lands are located
in the Calgary metropolitan area.

    Certain statements in this news release could constitute forward-looking
statements. The Company's line of business involves risk, uncertainties and
other factors which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of
Genesis to be materially different from any future results, performance or
achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such
factors include the number of dwelling sites that Genesis will actually
develop and sell and Genesis' ability to collect amounts owing from lot
purchasers. Those risks and uncertainties are more fully described in
regulatory filings that can be obtained on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.





For further information:

For further information: Dale Kearns, Genesis Land Development Corp.,
Phone: (403) 265-8079, Toll free: 1-800-341-7211, Fax: (403) 266-0746, E-Mail:
genesis@genesisland.com, Internet: www.genesisland.com


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