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  • Monday, March 14, 2011
    GENIVAR APPOINTS MR. GRANT G. MCCULLAGH TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    MONTREAL, March 14 - Mr. Richard Bélanger, Acting Chairman of GENIVAR Inc. (TSX: GNV) ("GENIVAR" or the "Corporation") announced today the appointment of Mr. Grant G. McCullagh the Board of Directors (the "Board") of the Corporation.

    A highly-regarded leader in the engineering and construction ("E&C") space, Mr. McCullagh has over 30 years of experience in this industry. Mr. McCullagh has extensive experience in the E&C space, having managed complex projects around the globe and occupied strategic and operating roles involving the acquisition and integration of multiple operating companies.

    "We are delighted to have Grant G. McCullagh serve on our Board," said Richard Bélanger, Acting Chairman of GENIVAR. "Having a well-respected E&C industry leader, such as Grant, agree to join our board provides GENIVAR with strategic guidance as we seek to move to the next phase of our growth."

    "I am very pleased to join GENIVAR's Board and view it as an excellent opportunity," said Grant G. McCullagh. "The Company has achieved major milestones over the last five years and has positioned itself as a leader in the E&C space. I look forward to assisting in the continued success of GENIVAR."

    Throughout his career, Mr. McCullagh has been responsible for the E&C of numerous commercial, technical, industrial and infrastructure projects in both the private and governmental sectors worldwide. In 1988, after serving in various E&C companies, Mr. McCullagh co-founded McClier Corporation and served as its Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. McClier was acquired by AECOM in 1996, where Mr. McCullagh served as an Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman until 2004.

    Mr. McCullagh holds an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago, a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Illinois

    About GENIVAR Inc.
    GENIVAR is a leading Canadian engineering services firm providing private and public-sector clients with a complete range of professional consulting services throughout all project phases, including planning, design, construction and maintenance. Ranging in size and scope, GENIVAR's clients primarily operate in the building, industrial and energy, municipal infrastructure, transportation and environmental sectors. GENIVAR is one of Canada's largest engineering services firm by number of employees, with approximately 4,500 managers, professionals, technicians, technologists and support staff in more than 90 offices in Canada and internationally.
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    Isabelle Adjahi
    Director, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
    GENIVAR Inc.
    Tel.: 514-340-0046, ext. 5648
    isabelle.adjahi@genivar.com