MONTRÉAL, June 9, 2020
/PRNewswire/ - CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) is pleased to announce
the appointment of Stephen S. Poloz
and Mary Powell to its Board of
A widely-recognized economist with nearly 40 years of experience
in financial markets, forecasting, and economic policy,
Stephen S. Poloz served a seven-year
term as the Governor of the Bank of Canada, starting in 2013. As Governor, he was
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank and a member of the
Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).
He was also Chair of the BIS Audit Committee and former Chair of
the Consultative Council for the Americas. Previously, Mr. Poloz
was President and CEO of Export Development Canada, a major public
sector financial intermediary providing various forms of insurance
and lending to facilitate international business on behalf of
Recognized as an energy transformation visionary, Mary Powell has served as President and Chief
Executive Officer for Green Mountain Power Corporation (GMP) in the
state of Vermont from 2008 through
2019. She led GMP's ambitious energy transformation program to
provide low carbon, low cost and reliable power to Vermont citizens. Ms. Powell has received
various accolades, including the prestigious Rachel Carson Award in 2018, which honors
distinguished female leaders influencing the environment. She is
Chair of The Solar Foundation, Director of the Rocky Mountain
Institute, and an active member of the board of directors for
several leading companies.
"We are pleased to welcome our new members to the Board. Mary
and Stephen will provide valuable perspective and insights as we
continue to expand our business globally for the benefit of our
clients, consultants and shareholders" said Founder and Executive
Chairman Serge Godin.
He added "Stephen Poloz's deep
knowledge of financial markets, the global economy and
international trade will be an invaluable asset to CGI as we
continue to help worldwide organizations grow their businesses.
Mary Powell's utilities expertise
will significantly benefit our presence in that space, and she also
has a strong commitment to social responsibility that is very much
aligned with CGI's objectives."
Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest independent IT and
business consulting services firms in the world. With 78,000
consultants and other professionals across the globe, CGI delivers
an end-to-end portfolio of capabilities, from strategic IT and
business consulting to systems integration, managed IT and business
process services and intellectual property solutions. CGI works
with clients through a local relationship model complemented by a
global delivery network that helps clients digitally transform
their organizations and accelerate results. With Fiscal 2019
reported revenue of C$12.1 billion,
CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Learn
more at cgi.com.
View original content to download
SOURCE CGI Inc.