Biographies of board members
nb: equity ownership is given as of December 10, 2012
Independent director, complies with share ownership guidelines
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Director since 2010
Member of the Human Resources Committee
Class A subordinate voting shares: 10,000 (*)
Deferred Stock Units: 9,608 (+)
Stock options: 29,906 (‡)
Mr. D’Alessandro was President and Chief Executive Officer of Manulife Financial Corporation from 1994 until 2009. During his tenure, Manulife undertook a dramatic expansion of its operations and emerged as one of the world’s leading life insurers. In recognition of his achievements, Mr. D’Alessandro was named by his peers Canada’s Outstanding CEO for 2002 and was named Canada’s Most Respected CEO for 2004. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 2006, Mr. D’Alessandro was named to the Advisory Committee on the Public Service of Canada. Mr. D’Alessandro is also a director of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and of Suncor Energy Inc.
(*) Number of shares beneficially owned, or controlled, or directed, directly or indirectly.
(+) For more information concerning DSUs, please refer to the heading Compensation of Directors.
(‡) For more information concerning stock options, please refer to the headings Share Option Plan and Compensation of Directors in CGI's Notice of Annual Meeting and Information Circular dated December 10, 2012.
(§) For more information concerning PSUs, please refer to the heading Performance Share Unit Plan in CGI's Notice of Annual Meeting and Information Circular dated December 10, 2012.
Updated December 20, 2012