TRADING SYMBOL: RLX and RLX.A (TSXV)
CALGARY, March 27 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Realex Properties
Corp. ("Realex") is pleased to announce that Mr. Les Johannesen has been
appointed a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Realex, effective
March 27, 2008, subject to regulatory approval.
Mr. Johannesen has over 25 years of experience in public practice as a
partner with KPMG LLP. He has a broad background specializing in corporate
assurance and advisory services and has served many publicly-listed companies
and privately-owned companies in the Calgary and Western Canadian market.
Since retirement from KPMG in 2003, Mr. Johannesen had been active as a
business consultant and senior financial advisor having completed a successful
interim role as CEO of the Calgary Olympic Development Association ("CODA")
and most recently having held an interim CFO position with a junior pipeline
Mr. Johannesen holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of
British Columbia, is a Chartered Accountant and is a member of the Institute
of Corporate Directors. He is currently a member of the CODA Investment Trust
Committee and is a member of the Conduct and Discipline Committee of the
Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mr. Johannesen is a past director
on the Board of the United Way of Calgary and Area and is a past Chairman and
honorary director of CODA.
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responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.
For further information:
For further information: Marc Sardachuk, President and Chief Executive
Officer, Realex Properties Corp., Telephone: (403) 264-5889, Facsimile: (403)
264-5892, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Mark Suchan, Chief Financial Officer,
Realex Properties Corp., Telephone: (403) 206-3143, Facsimile: (403) 264-5892,