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Recently retired President and CEO of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank® brings three decades of leadership experience in financial services
MONTRÉAL, Aug. 3, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Pedersen as a new member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Pedersen recently retired from his role as President and CEO of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, which is a top 10 bank in the United States. During his time as CEO, the bank outgrew its U.S. competition, increasing profits substantially, gaining market share and building an admired brand. Mr. Pedersen will join the company's Audit and Risk Management Committee.
"We are honored to have Mike on our Board," said Founder and Executive Chairman Serge Godin. "With three decades of experience as a leader in the financial services sector, he will bring valuable insight as we continue to pursue our strategic objectives and deliver value to our clients, professionals and shareholders."
Mr. Pedersen serves as a director on several boards and is engaged in advisory work. In addition, he continues his longstanding involvement in environmental causes, community work, and the Personal Philanthropy Project, a multi-stakeholder initiative he co-founded to encourage greater charitable giving among Canadians.
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 70,000 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 and infrastructure management, as well as 150 IP-based services and solutions. With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$20 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website: www.cgi.com.
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