In 2016, Julie Godin was appointed Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors and named Executive Vice-President and Chief Planning and Administration Officer.
In this role, she oversees the development of enterprise-wide policies, programs and processes related to the management of the company and their consistent and high-quality application across all CGI business units. Ms. Godin is responsible for ensuring the continuous development of CGI’s 74,000 consultants and for upholding CGI’s industry-leading track record of delivery excellence for its end-to-end services to CGI’s commercial and government clients around the world. She also directs the development and execution of the company’s global strategy, oversees the full spectrum of CGI’s security activities, drives forward the company’s global communications strategies and activities, and leads mergers and acquisitions activity worldwide.
This appointment follows Ms. Godin’s role as head of CGI’s strategic planning and the company’s global human resources function, including executive compensation, succession planning at all levels of the organization, as well as organizational model sustainability to secure organic growth, responsibilities for which she maintains.
Before joining CGI, Ms. Godin founded Oxygen Corporate Health, a company that manages comprehensive health and wellness programs in the workplace. As CEO, she drove the firm’s strategic planning and growth, overseeing all operations and working closely with major clients that included Bell Canada, Air Transat, and the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec. Oxygen merged its activities with those of CGI to offer CGI members a complete range of health and wellness services.
In 2017, Ms. Godin was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of CN, a transportation leader and the only transcontinental railroad in North America. In 2000, she co-founded Fondation Jeunesse-Vie, a non-profit organization that strives to reduce poverty, promote education and improve the health of children and teens in disadvantaged areas.
Ms. Godin holds a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Sherbrooke (1998).
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