CGI announces senior management appointment
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/14 -- CGI Group Inc.
(CGI) (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) announced today that, effective
October 1, 2014, Francois Boulanger currently Senior Vice-president
and Corporate Controller will assume the position of Executive-Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer. This follows the planned
retirement of R. David Anderson, who will stay on in an advisory
capacity through the end of January, 2015.
"As CFO since 2006, David has been a key member of our leadership
team, and in the execution of our build and buy profitable growth
strategy, resulting in CGI becoming a world leader with over $10
billion dollars in annual revenue," said Michael E. Roach, President
and Chief Executive Officer. "As a leader, David's lasting
contributions go well beyond the financial organization into all
areas of our business operations and culture."
David Anderson added: "I would like to personally thank the Board of
Directors, CGI Founders Serge Godin and Andre Imbeau as well as
Michael Roach for the privilege of serving as CFO of this great
company since 2006. Throughout my tenure at CGI and as CFO, I am
proud to be part of a talented team that's aligned, committed and
focused on the realization of the CGI dream."
Francois Boulanger has more than 25 years of experience in the
technology and services industry. He joined CGI 16 years ago, and
since held a number of senior finance roles, before being named
corporate controller in 2006.
"Francois' professional experience, his intimate knowledge of CGI and
his industry background make him well-suited for this key leadership
position," added Michael Roach. "We look forward to the continued
contribution he will make as he leads our global financial team
Francois Boulanger will join the CGI Executive Committee and report
to Michael E. Roach, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent
information technology and business process services firm in the
world. Approximately 68,000 professionals serve thousands of global
clients from offices and delivery centers across the Americas, Europe
and Asia Pacific, leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of services
including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration,
application development and maintenance, infrastructure management,
as well as a wide range of proprietary solutions. With annual revenue
in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$19
billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB).
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