GDG Environment Group Ltd.

GDG Environment Group Ltd.

August 20, 2010 12:02 ET

GDG ENVIRONMENT GROUP Announced Today the Nomination of Jean-Sebastien Levesque as Vice-President, Finance of the Group

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 20, 2010) - GDG ENVIRONMENT GROUP LTD., (TSX VENTURE:GDG), leader in the biological control of biting flies and the protection of public health, is proud to announce the nomination of Jean-Sébastien Lévesque as Vice-president, Finance, effective August 23, 2010.

Jean-Sébastien Lévesque has joined Groupe GDG Environnement in August 2009 as Director of Financial Resources. This young recruit contributed by his professionalism and skills to several GDG development projects, more specifically for the implementation of the IFRS Standards that will take effect in January 2011. Jean-Sébastien will still hold his position within the actual Accounting Department team, but will reassign some of his tasks in order to meet the company's objectives and have more time to fulfill his new role. As our new Chief of Finances, Mr. Lévesque will replace Mrs. Martin, the new President of GDG since August 9, 2010.

Mr. Lévesque has completed graduate studies in Accounting Sciences at the University of Quebec in Montreal and is a member of the Ordre des comptables agréés (CA) du Québec since 2007. From 2003 to 2009, he worked in the Accounting and Audit Department for one of the largest accounting firm in Canada, in Montreal. During his last years with this firm, he was responsible for several audit files of public mining corporations, and for the audit of an important Canadian construction firm.

About GDG Environment Group (

Since 1980, GDG Environment Group, a recognized leader in the integrated control of biting flies, offers a broad range of services targeting the improvement of quality of life and the protection of public health, mainly through the biological control of biting flies, ragweed control, vector control and the surveillance and prevention of West Nile Virus in Canada.

GDG Environment Group operates 4 divisions: GDG Environnement, front-runner in the biological control of biting flies and vector control, GDG Aviation which manages all aerial operations for the Group, Diamond Sylvico, a Northern Quebec subsidiary, firmly established in the Cree Community of Quebec and Groupe Bio Services, which services are a complement to those offered by Group GDG Environment.

The Group has a strong team of scientists and managers plus a team of nearly 200 professionals and technicians in the summer. The Group is established as the most important player in Canada, after more than 600 successful mandates in the field of biological control of biting flies and in the management of disease vectors. The Company focuses on organic growth on the international market and on forming strategic partnerships.

Listed on the TSX Venture Exchange since April 2008, the shares of GDG Environment Group are traded under the ticker "GDG" - (TSX VENTURE:GDG).

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  • GDG Environment Group Ltd.
    Isabelle Martin
    President and chief executive officer