MONTRÉAL, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathy Waller as a new member of its Board of Directors. Ms. Waller is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and President of Enabling Services at The Coca-Cola Company, where she leads its global finance, technical and shared services organizations. After 32 years with the company, she recently announced her plans to retire in March 2019.
"We are very proud to have Kathy joining the CGI Board of Directors," said Founder and Executive Chairman Serge Godin. "She brings an incredible depth and breadth of business experience, gained in key roles at one of the world's most iconic brands. This adds valuable perspective to our strategy as we continue to expand CGI globally."
Ms. Waller is a Director of Beyond Meat, Inc. and Delta Air Lines, Inc. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Spelman College, The Woodruff Arts Center and she acts as Vice Chair of the Advisory Board of Catalyst, a global nonprofit working with some of the world's most powerful CEOs and leading companies to help build workplaces that work for women.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Rochester and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest independent IT and business consulting services firms in the world. With 74,000 professionals across the globe, CGI delivers an end-to-end portfolio of capabilities, from IT and business consulting to systems integration, outsourcing 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 annual revenue of C$11.5 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Learn more at cgi.com.
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