Meet the members of CGI's management
ANDRÉ IMBEAU - Founder and Vice-Chairman of the Board
André Imbeau was born in Saguenay, Quebec. In 1976, at the age of 27, he co-founded CGI with Serge Godin, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board. Over the years, Mr. Imbeau’s rigorous financial management practices and remarkable team spirit contributed to CGI’s profitable and long-term growth.
During CGI's early years, Mr. Imbeau served as a consultant to many of CGI’s clients while also leading administrative and financial functions for the company. From 1983 to July 2006, he devoted himself entirely to the management of CGI, serving as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. From July 2006 to October 2015, he went on to work with CGI’s largest clients, serving as Co-Founder, Executive Vice-Chairman and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Imbeau now serves as Co-Founder and Strategic Advisor to the Executive Chairman.
In 1994, Mr. Imbeau became a member of l’Institut des dirigeants financiers du Canada, an affiliate of FEI Canada, the all industry professional membership association for senior financial executives and, in 2001, he was named CFO of the year by Canadian Business. In 2004, Mr. Imbeau received the distinction of Doctorate Honoris Causa from l'Université du Québec à Chicoutimi.
André Imbeau continues to be an active member of the CGI’s Board of Directors and is involved with many non-profit organizations in the health and education sectors.