Meet the members of CGI's management
ANDRÉ IMBEAU - Founder and Vice-Chairman of the Board
Born in Saguenay, Quebec, André Imbeau, at the age of 26, co-founded CGI in 1976 with Serge Godin, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Imbeau's rigorous financial management practices and remarkable team spirit has helped guide CGI's long-term growth. Mr. Imbeau now serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board.
During the company's early years, Mr. Imbeau acted as consultant to many CGI clients in addition to fulfilling his administrative and financial responsibilities. From 1983 until July 2006 he was dedicated to CGI's growth, while holding the title of Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer.
In 1994, he became a member of the Financial Executives Institute (FEI Canada), an association representing North America's senior financial executives.
In 2001, Mr. Imbeau was nominated CFO of the year by the Canadian Business. In 2004, he was awarded an honoris causa from L'Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. He sits on the board of directors of CGI and CIA conseillers en informatique d'affaires. Mr. Imbeau is also involved with many not-for-profit organizations particularly in the health and arts sectors.