SOURCE: GeoNovus Media Corp.

GeoNovus Media Corp.

April 16, 2015 17:18 ET

GeoNovus Media Announces Entertainment Lawyer, Richard Rainey, BA, LLB to Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - April 16, 2015) - GEONOVUS MEDIA CORP. (CSE: GNM) ("GeoNovus" or the "Company") is pleased to welcome Mr. Richard Rainey to its Board of Directors.

Richard Rainey is a commercial lawyer experienced in the business of music, and was a founder of Realia Music Ltd., an early online licensor of music for film and television. His current practice is focused on business acquisitions and licensing matters. 

Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Richard is a graduate of Simon Fraser University, and The University of British Columbia and was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1992. Richard practiced business and securities law in Vancouver with Douglas, Symes & Brissenden, and with Heenan Blaikie. Since 2014 Richard has been Counsel to Drysdale Bacon McStravick LLP.

Richard is a former member of the Simon Fraser University Senate, the Board of Governors of the Children's Foundation of British Columbia, and the Board of Governors of the Meadowridge School Society. Richard has also previously served on the Advisory Planning Commission to the City of Burnaby, is a regular instructor in corporate law with the Professional Legal Training Course (the British Columbia bar admission course), and has instructed in the areas of licensing law with the People's Law School. 

"Richard Rainey is a welcome addition to the GNM Board of Directors, and his vast experience in domestic and International licensing strategies, as well as expertise in the film television business, makes him a valuable asset to GNM", said Colin Wiebe, spokesperson for GeoNovus Media.

The Company further announces it has set a total of 1.5 million options at a price of $0.05 to directors and a consultant in accordance with the Company's stock option plan.

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