People: Genesis Land Development Corp (GDC.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Griggs

2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Bruce Rudichuk

2013 President, Chief Executive Officer

William Pringle

2013 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Mark Scott

2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Parveshindera Sidhu

General Manager - Home Building

Arnie Stefaniuk

General Manager - Land Development

Kristen Wilkinson

General Manager - Sales & Marketing

Rauf Muhammad

2013 Corporate Controller

Yazdi Bharucha

2010 Independent Director

Michael Brodsky

46 2013 Independent Director

Steven Glover

2010 Independent Director

Mark Mitchell

2010 Independent Director

Loudon Owen

56 2013 Independent Director

Iain Stewart

2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Griggs

Mr. Stephen J. Griggs, B.A., J. D., has been appointed as Independent Chairman of the Board of Genesis Land Development Corp., with effect from August 28, 2013. Prior to joining Smoothwater, he was until April 2012 the President and CEO of OPTrust, a major public sector pension plan with assets of $14 billion and over 83,000 members and retirees, leading OPTrust's integrated investment and administrative operations. Prior to joining OPTrust in mid-2011, Mr. Griggs served for three years as Executive Director of the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance, where he represented the interests of leading Canadian pension plans and other institutional shareholders. He also served during this time as Chair of Investeco Capital Corp., Canada's first environmental investment company. He was the President and CEO of Legg Mason Canada Inc. from 2003 to mid-2007, with responsibility for the Canadian operations of Legg Mason, Inc., one of the world's largest global investment management firms, and has been Chief Operating Officer of two leading Canadian mutual fund companies. Mr. Griggs was also a corporate/commercial and securities partner with the Toronto law firm Smith Lyons (now Gowlings) until 1994 and remains a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada with a J.D. from the University of Toronto Law School. Mr. Griggs is a director and Vice Chair of Equity Financial Holdings Inc., a TSX listed company which, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Equity Financial Trust Company, is a alternative mortgage lender focused on owner occupied residential homes. Mr. Griggs is also on the board of Greater Toronto Airports Authority, which operates Toronto Pearson International Airport, and is a reporting issuer.

Bruce Rudichuk

Mr. Bruce Rudichuk has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer of Genesis Land Development Corp effective February 11, 2013. Mr. Rudichuk has spent over 20 years in real estate and has experience in various senior capacities. Most recently, Mr. Rudichuk was the President & CEO of many of the entities within the Intracorp group of companies, a Canadian residential developer and builder with operations in Ontario and British Columbia. Prior to that Mr. Rudichuk was with KPMG LLP Financial Advisory Services practice providing advice on corporate reorganizations. Mr. Rudichuk has been a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of BILD (Building Industry and Land Development Association) and predecessor organizations since 2004. Mr. Rudichuk earned an Honours Bachelor of Economics and Business from York University. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and a member of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals.

William Pringle

Mr. William J. Pringle, B. Comm., C.A. has been appointed as Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Genesis Land Development Corp., with effect from August 30, 2013. Mr. Pringle is the founder and Executive Chair of Bordeaux Properties Inc., a Calgary-based land developer and home builder. Previously, Mr. Pringle was employed by the Brookfield Asset Management Group from 1987 to 2001, during which time he had senior roles with the operating arms of Brookfield Properties Corporation, a multi-national real-estate company. He was President and CEO of Brookfield Homes from March of 1994 until February of 2000, and prior to that he was president of Brookfield's office property group. Mr. Pringle is a Chartered Accountant and received his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary. He is involved with various community activities, including past chair of the Major Donor Group, United Way of Calgary, and has served on the boards of various private and public companies.

Mark Scott

Mr. Mark Scott is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Genesis Land Development Corp. Mr. Scott was a senior investment banker with Scotia Capital Inc., serving as Managing Director and Office Head in Vancouver, as well as Managing Director, Asia and as a Director in Scotia?s real estate group in Toronto. Prior to his time at Scotia, Mr. Scott was a Director of Asian Capital Partners, a mergers & acquisitions firm in Hong Kong and was with Morguard Investments as Manager, Asset Management. He was most recently owner of a private investment company in Vancouver. Mr. Scott holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management and Economics from the University of Guelph.

Parveshindera Sidhu

Mr. Parveshindera S. Sidhu, MBA, is General Manager - Home Building of Genesis Land Development Corp. Since his appointment as General Manager of Home Building in 2008, PS has tripled division revenues. An MBA graduate who is enrolled in the Professional Home Builders Institute, PS has a strong background in organizational leadership and residential construction operations. He has been working with Genesis since 2005.

Arnie Stefaniuk

Mr. Arnie Stefaniuk, P.ENG, is General Manager - Land Development of Genesis Land Development Corp. With over two decades of experience in land development and municipal engineering, Arnie has served as General Manager of Land Development at Genesis since 2010. His experience as a professional engineer, working in the field, led to a passion for community development. Arnie provides expertise in land investment, community design and construction.

Kristen Wilkinson

Ms. Kristen Wilkinson is General Manager - Sales & Marketing of Genesis Land Development Corp. She brings more than 15 years of strategic marketing and communications expertise to her role as General Manager of Sales & Marketing with Genesis. Her extensive experience in the real estate and land development sector includes marketing positions with the renowned North America resort real estate company, Intrawest, and the Lora Bay Corporation. Prior to joining Genesis in 2012, Kristen served as VP of Marketing & Communications with an energy solutions and renewables company. In 2013, Kristen helped facilitate the successful redevelopment of Genesis’ strategic vision and was able to deliver eighty percent growth of the home building division. She currently oversees the company’s corporate brand assets.

Rauf Muhammad

Mr. Rauf Muhammad, CPA is a Corporate Controller of Genesis Land Development Corp. He is with 18 years of experience in financial reporting, internal controls, creating sustainable processes and controllership in Canada and abroad. He has experience in the public practice, media, oil and gas, and real estate sectors. Prior to joining Genesis, Rauf worked with Spectra Energy, KPMG, Middle East Broadcasting Centre, Ernst and Young, and Arthur Andersen. He joined Genesis in November 2011 and served as Manager of Financial Reporting and Assistant Controller prior to becoming Controller in 2013.

Yazdi Bharucha

Mr. Yazdi J. Bharucha, C.A., ICD.D, is an Independent Director of Genesis Land Development Corp. Mr. Bharucha was from May 1997 to September 2009 the Chief Financial Officer of Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CAPREIT), which is one of Canada’s largest owners of multi-family rental communities. His extensive experience in all aspects of real estate, including land development, is an invaluable asset to Genesis. Mr. Bharucha’s previous experience includes Vice President and Controller of MPI Group Inc., a real estate investment and development company. Previously, he also held the position of Controller of MICC Properties Inc., a real estate investment and development company, and was responsible for financial planning, accounting, reporting and management of real estate operations with Guaranty Properties Limited, a subsidiary of Guaranty Trust Company of Canada. Mr. Bharucha is a Chartered Accountant and holds the Institute Certified Director designation (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. Bharucha is also a director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Centric Health Corporation, TSX listed diversified public healthcare company. Mr Bharucha currently also serves as a Director of Alosinac Realty Trust, Rouge Valley Hospital System and Goodwill Industries Limited of Toronto.

Michael Brodsky

Mr. Michael B. Brodsky, B.A., J.D., M.B.A. has been re-designated as an Independent Director of Genesis Land Development Corp., with effective August 30, 2013. He is a director of Genesis and the Managing Partner of Vajra Asset Management, LLC. He is also presently Executive Chairman of Selectica, Inc. He brings over 20 years of experience as an investor, manager and attorney. He has extensive experience in investment in, and the governance of public companies, as well as in corporate turnarounds and restructurings. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Selectica, Inc. He is also currently a member of the board of directors of Trans World Corporation Inc. Past board positions include the board of directors of Churchill Downs Inc. where he served on the company’s Executive Committee. He also served on the board of directors of Youbet.com, Inc. where he was also its Chairman. Mr. Brodsky holds a B.A. from Syracuse University, a J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law, and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Steven Glover

Mr. Steven J. Glover, M.B.A., C.A., is Independent Director of Genesis Land Development Corp. Mr. Glover currently serves as and Chief Financial Officer of Clearview Resources Ltd and has served as an officer of several listed entities prior to his role with Clearview. He is also the Chair of the Audit Committee of an Alberta crown corporation, Travel Alberta. Mr. Glover holds a Bachelor of Math from the University of Waterloo and an M.B.A. from the University of Alberta. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants and served as the Executive Director of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta from 1984 to 2005.

Mark Mitchell

Mr. Mark W. Mitchell, B.A., M.B.A. is Independent Director of Genesis Land Development Corp. Mr. Mitchell currently serves as President of Reliant Capital Limited, a real estate finance company. He also serves as Chairman of the Canadian Constitution Foundation, Vice- Chairman of the Fraser Institute, and as Trustee of The W. Garfield Weston Foundation. Mr. Mitchell holds a B.A. (Distinction) in Economics from Stanford University and a M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Loudon Owen

Mr. Loudon Frank McLean Owen, B.A., J.D. M.B.A, has been appointed as Independent Director of Genesis Land Development Corp effective March 22, 2013. Mr. Owen is an international businessman and lawyer. His career has spanned more than 25 years, during which he has both led and actively participated in the growth of a host of successful businesses, in addition to extensive charitable and non-profit activities. He currently serves on the boards of a range of private corporations as well as Kilo Goldmines Ltd. (TSX-V), Ntegrator International Inc. (Singapore Stock Exchange), and Posera-HDX (TSX, Chair). He previously served on the board of Brookfield Development Corp. in the real estate industry.

Iain Stewart

Mr. Iain Stewart, B. Comm., C.A. is Independent Director of Genesis Land Development Corp. He is the co-founder and former co-CEO of Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc., Canada’s pre-eminent land lease community owner and operator. Parkridge was sold to a major pension fund in 2011 at a value of $790 million. He has over 25 years of experience in the real estate industry, providing strategic advice in financial and capital markets activities. Prior to forming Parkbridge in 1997, he was Vice President at Rosebridge Capital Corporation, a private real estate advisory and investment company, from 1996 to 1997. From 1985 to 1996, he held progressively more responsible positions at Trizec Corporation, culminating in Vice President, Financial Services. He currently serves on the board of directors and audit committee of a private financial services company. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta, and a C.A. Designation. In addition, he has completed a number of coaching and leadership programs in North America.
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