GeneNews Announces Election of Directors

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| Source: GeneNews Limited

TORONTO, May 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GeneNews Limited (TSX:GEN) ("GeneNews") announces that all of the nominees listed in the management information circular for the annual meeting of shareholders held on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 were elected as directors of GeneNews.

Detailed results of the vote for the election of directors are set out below.

         
Nominees Votes FOR % FOR Votes WITHHELD % WITHHELD
James Howard-Tripp 19,975,797 99.99 2,000 0.01%
Rory Riggs 19,976,797 99.99 1,000 0.01%
Heiner Dreismann 19,975,797 99.99 2,000 0.01%
Harry Glorikian 19,976,797 99.99 1,000 0.01%
Garth MacRae 19,976,797 99.99 1,000 0.01%
Leslie Auld 19,975,797 99.99 2,000 0.01%
Floyd C. Dent III 19,976,797 99.99 1,000 0.01%
         

About GeneNews

GeneNews is a company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary molecular diagnostic tests for the early detection of diseases and personalized health management, with a primary focus on cancer-related indications. GeneNews' first product, ColonSentry®, is the world's first blood test to assess an individual's current risk for colorectal cancer. GeneNews' common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol 'GEN'. More information on GeneNews, can be found at www.GeneNews.com.

Company Contact:
James R. Howard-Tripp
Executive Chairman
Office: (905) 739-2030


Investor & Media Contact:
Stephen Kilmer
Kilmer Lucas Inc.
Office: (212) 618-6347
Mobile: (905) 906-6908