Meet the members of CGI's management
George D. Schindler - President, United States and Canada
George D. Schindler was appointed President, U.S. and Canada, for CGI in January 2013. Previously, he served as President, CGI U.S., since 2011.
George Schindler leads the strategy and growth of CGI's nearly $4 billion North American operations. He is a member of the CGI executive management team, supporting the development and execution of the company's global strategy. With nearly three decades of technology industry expertise, Mr. Schindler is known for profitably growing the business while developing people and ensuring delivery excellence for clients.
Since 2011, Mr. Schindler led CGI's U.S. operations with a strong focus on cross-selling between commercial and government markets and harnessing technology to enable client efficiency and innovation. During this time, the U.S. team built on its strong track record of growth, including expanding its portfolio of business in healthcare, commercial markets, cloud computing, and security.
From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Schindler was President of CGI Federal, a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary which delivers technology and business services to the U.S. government. During this time, he guided the integration of a $1 billion acquisition into the federal group, adding capabilities and scale to the U.S. business. Under his leadership, CGI Federal was named Greater Washington U.S. Government Contractor of the Year in recognition of the company's contributions to the government, industry, and its accomplishments in corporate social responsibility.
In prior leadership roles with CGI, Mr. Schindler led the company's banking and investments group and its operations in the Greater New York region. He joined CGI through the company's acquisition of American Management Systems, Inc. (AMS), where he held various management and consulting positions in the U.S. and Canada in support of commercial and government clients
Mr. Schindler represents CGI in numerous external initiatives, including participating in several White House forums on job growth. He is a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development, an independent organization of senior corporate executives who bring a business perspective to critical U.S. economic issues. He sits on the Boards of Directors of TechAmerica, the Northern Virginia Technology Council, and The Catalogue for Philanthropy—Greater Washington. He is also on the Business Advisory Board of the Department of Applied Information Technology at the George Mason University School of Engineering.
A recognized industry leader, Mr. Schindler has been named a Top 100 Leader by Federal Computer Week and he frequently speaks and writes about technology and business strategy topics. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Purdue University.