Steve Perron was appointed as CGI’s Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer in October 2022 to oversee the company’s global financial operations. In this role, he also leads CGI’s controllership, treasury, taxation, investment management, internal audit, and real estate functions. He is a part of CGI’s Executive Management Committee, which oversees the implementation of the company’s enterprise-wide strategy.
A leader within CGI’s finance organization for more than 20 years, Steve has led multiple functions throughout his career, including controllership, taxation, treasury, corporate accounting, and financial business services. He and his teams have been part of the company’s successful growth strategy, including entering and expanding across international markets.
Steve is a well-regarded expert in the area of international taxation, focused on full compliance and controls across multiple regulatory environments. During his tenure of leading CGI’s tax compliance and planning function, he served on the Tax Executives Institute’s International Board of Directors.
Prior to joining CGI in 1999, Steve was part of the finance team at a Canadian telecommunications company. He began his career with a leading professional accounting firm in the corporate tax and audit functions.
Steve is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from HEC Montréal.