George D. Schindler is President and Chief Executive Officer of CGI and a member of its Board of Directors. He was appointed to the position in October 2016 to lead the development and execution of the company’s "Build and Buy" profitable growth strategy. Under his leadership, CGI’s professionals around the world partner with clients to lead, innovate and deliver on the transformational power of technology in a digitally connected world.
Most recently, Mr. Schindler served as President and Chief Operating Officer since May 2015, where he led the company’s global operations.
Since joining CGI through the company’s acquisition of American Management Systems, Inc. (AMS), Mr. Schindler has served in numerous leadership roles across CGI’s operations, including as President of the U.S. business from 2011 where he led the strategy and growth of the team in the delivery of CGI’s end-to-end services and solutions for commercial and government clients. In prior leadership roles, Mr. Schindler led the company’s Canadian operations, its portfolio of banking and investments IP, and was responsible for operations in the Greater New York region.
From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Schindler served as President of CGI Federal, a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary serving U.S. government clients. As President, he led the integration of a $1 billion acquisition, adding capabilities and scale to the overall U.S. business.
A recognized industry leader, Mr. Schindler is based at the company’s global headquarters in Montréal, and frequently speaks and writes about technology and business strategy topics. He maintains an active involvement in the community and is one of the executive sponsors for CGI’s Dream Connectors program, which connects the talents of the firm’s professionals with the needs of the more than 400 communities where they live and work every day.
Mr. Schindler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Purdue University.
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