CGI President George Schindler to Add CEO Title; Serge Godin Comments

Schindler_George_small
George Schindler

George Schindler, president and chief operating officer of CGI (NYSE: GIB), will assume a new dual role as president and CEO at the Montreal-based technology services contractor  beginning Oct. 1.

Schindler will also join the company’s board of directors and succeed Michael Roach, who will continue to serve on the board after he retires from the chief executive post Sept. 30, CGI said Thursday.

“George was identified by the board more than five years ago as a strong candidate for the CEO role, ” said Serge Godin, CGI founder and executive chairman.

“With 30 years of experience in consulting services, George has successfully managed large operations in IT and management consulting, ” Godin added.

Prior to his current role,  Schindler worked as president of CGI’s U.S. business, where he led the delivery of a range of technology and business services to commercial and government customers.

He also served as president of CGI Federal from 2006 to 2011 and led efforts to integrate a $1 billion acquisition into the federal group.

The nearly three-decade industry veteran joined CGI upon the company’s acquisition of American Management Systems, where he previously held North America-based management and consulting positions.

Check Also

Savannah River Site

DOE Issues RFI for Savannah River Site Nuclear Cleanup Effort

The Department of Energy is looking for potential sources of environmental remediation services at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina to support the National Nuclear Security Administration's site cleanup and modernization programs. 

Alain Bellemare Operating Executive Carlyle

Alain Bellemare Named Operating Executive for Carlyle’s Global Aerospace, Defense, Gov’t Services

Alain Bellemare, an aerospace industry veteran, has been appointed an operating executive within the global aerospace, defense and government services group at The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG).