Laurent Gerin serves as President of Southern Europe and Western and Southern Europe Delivery Centers of Excellence, where he leads CGI’s client-proximity business in Spain, Italy and Portugal in addition to the company’s Innovation Center of Excellence and the delivery centers in France, Morocco, Portugal, Romania and Latin America. In this role, Laurent is a member of CGI’s Executive Management Committee, which oversees the implementation of the company’s enterprise-wide strategy.

Prior to this appointment, Laurent served as President of CGI’s operations in Western and Southern Europe, overseeing CGI’s work in France, Italy, Luxembourg and Portugal, along with global delivery centers located in Spain, Morocco, Portugal and Romania.

Laurent joined CGI in 1998. Throughout his career, Laurent led teams helping clients across the manufacturing, retail, telecommunications and media industries in Paris, and also led CGI’s operations in Morocco. In addition, Laurent contributed to the development of CGI’s first Innovation Center of Excellence dedicated to advancing digital transformation across Europe, which he managed until 2017, before successfully overseeing operations for France’s southern region, Spain and Italy.

Laurent is actively involved in initiatives that help advance a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce. For example, he was nominated as an LGBTQ+ and Allies Role Model (Leader category) by L’Autre Cercle, a non-profit promoting an inclusive workplace for LGBT+ professionals. In addition, he helped create HANDITECH, a foundation devoted to supporting startups, schools, institutions, partners, labs and investors committed to developing disability-focused innovations.

Laurent graduated from the École nationale supérieure d’informatique et de mathématiques appliquées de Grenoble (Ensimag).