In October 2016, Guy Vigeant became responsible for CGI’s mergers and acquisitions worldwide.
Prior to this appointment, Guy served as Business Unit Leader of Greater Montreal (GM) for more than four years. The business unit is composed of nearly 3,000 members providing services for local, national and international clients. The broad variety of services includes outsourcing, systems integration and consulting (SI&C), business process services (BPS) and intellectual property (IP) solutions.
Under his leadership, GM booked more than $2 billion in contracts over four years and achieved a 200% book-to-bill ratio in FY2016. During this time, numerous prestigious clients signed and renewed contracts, including SNC Lavalin, National Bank of Canada, Desjardins, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Hydro-Québec, CAE and others. The GM team also improved client satisfaction to a record high, which yielded exceptional contributions to the company.
During his four years as Business Unit Leader, Guy and his team also oversaw the opening of a new Center of Excellence in Shawinigan to complement GM’s other centers located in Montréal, Saguenay and Sherbrooke. The four centers enable GM to deliver nearshore and offshore services to many clients across North America and Europe. In addition, Guy and his team continuously improved operational excellence by enhancing project and contract management processes.
Before his appointment as GM Business Unit Leader, Guy was responsible for managing GM’s financial sector (2011-2012), commercial sector (2007-2011) and public sector (2004-2007) business. He started his career at CGI as a consultant and has 25 years of experience with the firm.
Guy graduated in 1986 from Polytechnique Montréal as an electrical engineer.
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