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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Serge Godin

68 2006 Executive Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder

George Schindler

54 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Julie Godin

42 2016 Vice-Chair of the Board, Chief Planning and Administration Officer

Andre Imbeau

68 2016 Co-Founder, Director

Francois Boulanger

2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jean-Michel Baticle

2013 President - France, Luxembourg and Morocco Operations

Mark Boyajian

2015 President - Canada Operations

David Henderson

2015 President - United States Operations

George Mattackal

President, Asia Pacific Operations, Global Delivery Centers of Excellence

Douglas McCuaig

2016 President - Eastern, Central and Southern Europe Operations

Heikki Nikku

2015 President - Nordics Operations

Steve Thorn

2016 President - United Kingdom Operations

Lorne Gorber

2015 Executive Vice President - Global Communications and Investor Relations

Benoit Dube

2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Michael Keating

Senior Vice-President - Global Marketing and IP Strategy

Dominic D'Alessandro

70 2015 Lead Independent Director

Alain Bouchard

68 2013 Independent Director

Bernard Bourigeaud

73 2008 Independent Director

Paule Dore

66 2012 Independent Director

Richard Evans

70 2009 Independent Director

Timothy Hearn

73 2015 Independent Director

Gilles Labbe

61 2010 Independent Director

Heather Munroe-Blum

67 2015 Independent Director

Michael Pedersen

57 2017 Independent Director

Michael Roach

65 2016 Independent Director

Joakim Westh

57 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Serge Godin

Mr. Serge Godin is Executive Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Godin is CGI’s Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board, and is therefore a related director. Mr. Godin also owns a majority interest in CGI’s Class B shares (see Principal Holders of Class A Subordinate Voting Shares and Class B Shares). Under Mr. Godin’s leadership, CGI has grown into one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. Mr. Godin is a member of the Order of Canada and the Ordre national du Québec. In 2008, he was inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame. In 2011, Mr. Godin was named an Honorary Associate by the Conference Board du Canada. In 2015, he became a lifelong member of the Horatio Alger Association. In 2016, he was promoted to Officer of the Order of Canada for his information technology sector and philanthropic contributions. Mr. Godin was also awarded an honorary Doctorate from ÉTS (École de technologie supérieure), an honorary Doctor of Law from York University, an honorary Management degree from HEC Montreal, an honorary Doctor of Administrative Sciences degree from Université Laval and an honorary Doctor of Law degree from Concordia University.

George Schindler

Mr. George D. Schindler is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of CGI Group Inc. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer from May 2015 and as President, United States and Canada Operations from 2011. Mr. Schindler joined CGI through its acquisition of American Management Systems, Inc. in 2004 and has since then held numerous leadership roles where he led the strategy and growth of CGI’s endto-end services and solutions for commercial and government clients in the United States and Canada. Mr. Schindler sits on the Advisory Board of The Catalogue for Philanthropy – Greater Washington and is a member of the Business Council of Canada. A recognized industry leader, Mr. Schindler has twice been named a Top 100 Leader by Federal Computer Week. He holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Purdue University.

Julie Godin

Ms. Julie Godin is Vice-Chair of the Board, Chief Planning and Administration Officer of CGI Group Inc. She has led CGI’s global human resources group since 2009 and the Company’s strategic planning process since 2011. Ms. Godin oversees the development of enterprise-wide policies, programs and processes related to the management of the Company and their application across all CGI business units. She is responsible for ensuring the continuous development of CGI’s 71,000 professionals 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 and oversees CGI’s enterprise IS/IT initiatives and full spectrum of security activities. Ms. Godin also serves as a director of Canadian National Railway Company.

Andre Imbeau

Mr. Andre Imbeau is Co-Founder and Director of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Imbeau co-founded CGI in 1976 and was, until July 2006, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer and, until July 2015, Founder, Vice-Chairman of the Board and Corporate Secretary. He now acts as Founder and Member of the Board of Directors, and is therefore a related director. Mr. Imbeau holds an interest in the Company’s Class B shares (see the heading Principal Holders of Class A Subordinate Voting Shares and Class B Shares earlier in this document). Mr. Imbeau’s financial and operational expertise and deep understanding of CGI’s operations enables him to provide valuable insight to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Imbeau is currently a director of AtmanCo Inc.

Francois Boulanger

Mr. Francois Boulanger is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of CGI Group Inc. From 2006 to 2014, he served as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller. François joined the CGI team in 1998 as Director of Project Accounting, having previously held strategic management roles at several goods and services companies. At CGI, François has served as Vice President and Operations Controller for Quebec, and Vice President and Controller for Europe. He has successfully led a number of major projects, including setting up shared services for Finance and laying the foundation for our PeopleSoft environment. François has been actively involved in the integration of various accounting systems of companies acquired by CGI, including IMR Global, Cognicase, AMS and Stanley. Following the acquisition of Logica in 2012, François and his team played a pivotal role in consolidating several established teams in different countries and merging 28 accounting systems into one—all in record time. François has been a chartered accountant since 1990 and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from HEC Montréal (1988).

Jean-Michel Baticle

Mr. Jean-Michel Baticle is President - France, Luxembourg and Morocco Operations of CGI Group Inc. He previously served for two years as a vice president overseeing the regions of France and Luxembourg. Jean-Michel joined the company in 1989. He also has been responsible for the business development activities within the distribution, transport, tourism and recreation sectors. Throughout his career, Jean-Michel has demonstrated a close proximity with clients and the teams that have contributed to the success of CGI in France.

Mark Boyajian

Mr. Mark Boyajian is President - Canada Operations of the Company. With more than 25 years of experience in technology, business consulting and banking operations, Mark Boyajian serves as President of CGI’s Canada operations. Previously, Mark served as Senior Vice-President of CGI’s U.S. Mid-Atlantic business unit, serving commercial and government clients throughout several states. He also led CGI’s Banking and Financial Markets Group within its U.S. West Central and South business unit, supporting clients in all aspects of their banking operations and providing specialized expertise in the areas of managed services, credit solutions and risk management. Prior to CGI, Mark served as a technology executive with Bank of America responsible for its business lending technology and also held a variety of senior management positions with Seurat Company and NCR where he led product development, global operations and client delivery. While at NCR, Mark oversaw a global business unit focused on call center, branch automation, Internet banking and loan servicing solutions, which conducted business in 138 countries around the world. Mark began his career with American Management Systems (acquired by CGI in 2004) where he provided technology and business consulting to many of the largest banking and commercial organizations in the world. From 1990 until 1996, he was based in London, England where he led the international expansion of the Credit Solutions group of AMS. During that time, he helped establish and expand business in the U.K., Germany, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands. Throughout his career, Mark has worked closely with many Fortune 100 clients, including Bank of America, Citigroup, Lloyds Bank, Abbey National, Barclays and Hydro Quebec, helping them to drive performance and profitability through IT. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the University of Kansas and will reside in Toronto.

David Henderson

Mr. David L. Henderson is an President - United States Operations of the Company. With a 30-year career in commercial outsourcing and consulting across many vertical industry segments, Dave formerly led the U.S. Enterprise Markets Central-South Business Unit. USCS spans 22 states with a strong presence in Public Sector healthcare, insurance and ERP. USCS serves commercial clients across all of CGI’s industry sectors including global companies in banking and finance, oil and gas, healthcare, manufacturing, and telecommunications. Previously, Dave led the USCS commercial group and the USCS business engineering team. Dave joined CGI in 2006 after four years building North American consulting practices for a global IT services firm. In prior years, he was a practice leader at American Management Systems in the company’s telecom and utilities industry groups, focusing on customer care, provisioning, enterprise architecture, SOA, and EAI. He spent the early part of his career at EDS, leading delivery teams across multiple industries in the U.S. Dave graduated from Oklahoma State University with Bachelor of Science degree in Computing and Information Sciences.

George Mattackal

Mr. George J. Mattackal is President, Asia Pacific Operations, Global Delivery Centers of Excellence of the Company. He is Senior Vice-President and Business Unit Leader, Asia Pacific Communication and Enterprise Services Delivery Center Vice-President Consulting Services, India.

Douglas McCuaig

Mr. Douglas McCuaig is President - Eastern, Central and Southern Europe Operations of CGI Group Inc. He is responsible for overseeing the company’s services to clients across 10 countries, including running four nearshore centers that service clients around the world. Prior to this appointment, Doug served as Executive Vice-President of Global Client Transformation Services, leading the pursuit and negotiation of large outsourcing opportunities across CGI and building and fostering client relationships through consistent delivery excellence. Doug also was responsible for CGI’s Global Marketing function and Global “IP30” strategy, which fosters the ongoing development of new and existing CGI solutions that accelerate clients’ digital transformation. Doug joined CGI in February 2004 from Cap Gemini Ernst & Young where he held the position of Senior Vice-President and Managing Director, Consulting Services, Canada. At Ernst & Young, he led many practices, including Strategy, Customer Relationship Management, Supply Chain Strategy and Management, Enterprise Risk Management, and Finance and Employee Transformation. Doug also is actively involved in the community, sitting on a number of boards. Some of these boards included the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) as Chairman, Toronto Board of Trade as Chairman, and the International Advisory Board of the Schulich School of Business at York University. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Western Ontario and Ryerson University, holds an MBA in Marketing & International Business from McMaster University, and received executive management training at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Heikki Nikku

Mr. Heikki Tapio Nikku is President - Nordics Operations of the Company. He was Senior Vice-President of Finland and Estonia Operations, Managing Director of Logica Finland Operations. Heikki is a proven leader with more than 30 years of experience in sales, marketing, leadership, strategy, business and IT services with a record of profitability, growth, and employee and client satisfaction. He joined CGI in 2012 through the Logica acquisition and served as Senior Vice-President of Finland and Estonia operations. Within Logica, Heikki served as Managing Director of Logica Suomi Oy from 2008 and, prior to this, he served as Managing Director, Business Area with WM-data Oy, Managing Director of WM-data X-Way Oy, and Managing Director of Pohjolan Systeemipalvelu Oy. Heikki is member of the board of LTC-Otso, Finanssi-Kontio, eFennia, the Federation of Finnish Technology IT Industries, and Digi.fi (association for Finnish IT and software companies). He also is a member of the National Emergency Supply Board and Supervisory Board of Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company.

Steve Thorn

Mr. Steve Thorn is President - United Kingdom Operations of the company. Prior to this, he served as Senior Vice-President responsible for the UK public sector business. Steve joined CGI in 2012 from our merger with Logica. While at Logica, he held a variety of leadership positions across several market sectors and geographies. Prior to joining Logica in 1992, Steve held roles at IBM and in the Royal Navy. Steve has a strong track record of profitably growing CGI’s business. With more than 24 years of experience in the IT sector, he contributes significant expertise in business leadership, IT delivery, business transformation and various operational roles. His experience and expertise extend across both the public and commercial sectors, as well as across many geographic regions.

Lorne Gorber

Mr. Lorne Gorber is Executive Vice President - Global Communications and Investor Relations of CGI Group Inc. Lorne Gorber joined CGI in 2005 as Vice-President, Investor Relations. He became Vice-President, Global Communications and Investor Relations in 2006 and he was appointed Senior Vice-President in October 2010 and then Executive Vice-President in 2015. In this role, Mr. Gorber is responsible for CGI’s global strategic reputation management initiatives, including serving as company spokesperson and significantly growing the company’s investment coverage. He is also responsible for the investor relations program and global communications functions, including external and internal communications as well as all brand-related activity. Prior to joining CGI, Mr. Gorber worked for seven years for a Montreal-based natural resources company. He began in the communications department and then managed the investor relations program. He had previously worked in the entertainment industry and has contributed as a writer and editor to numerous publications in both Canada and the United States. Active in the investor relations community, Lorne Gorber has been involved with the Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI). He served as the President of the Quebec Chapter from 2007-2009 and currently sits on the board of both the provincial and national chapters. Lorne Gorber holds a Masters degree from the University of Southern California (USC). As an undergraduate, he studied at McGill and New York Universities, before graduating from Concordia.

Benoit Dube

Mr. Benoit Dube is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of CGI Group Inc. He leads CGI’s team of international lawyers located in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. He is also a member of CGI’s Executive Committee. Mr. Dubé is responsible for areas such as contractual risk management, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, litigation, as well as the company’s insurance program. Previously, he led the legal department of Cognicase Inc., a publicly traded company that was acquired by CGI in 2003. He was also an associate at McCarthy Tétrault LLP and acted as legal counsel for BCE Inc. and the Canadian Bankers Association. Mr. Dubé holds a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Bachelor of Laws from McGill University, a Master of Business Administration from The University of Western Ontario (Richard Ivey School of Business) and a Certificate in International Business from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Michael Keating

Mr. Michael J. Keating is Senior Vice-President - Global Marketing and IP Strategy of the Company. He is SVP, New York Public Sector practice.

Dominic D'Alessandro

Mr. Dominic D'Alessandro is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Manulife Financial Corporation from 1994 to 2009 and is currently a director of Suncor Energy Inc. For his many business accomplishments, Mr. D’Alessandro was recognized as Canada’s Most Respected Chief Executive Officer in 2004 and Chief Executive Officer of the Year in 2002, and was inducted into the Insurance Hall of Fame in 2008. Mr. D’Alessandro is an Officer of the Order of Canada and has been appointed as a Commendatore of the Order of the Star of Italy. In 2009, he received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship and in 2005 was granted the Horatio Alger Award for community leadership. Mr. D’Alessandro is a fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants Canada and holds a Bachelor of Science from Concordia University in Montreal. He has also been awarded honorary doctorates from York University, University of Ottawa, Ryerson University and Concordia University.

Alain Bouchard

Mr. Alain Bouchard is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Bouchard is Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board and a director of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., a company listed on the TSX with a network comprised of approximately 15,000 convenience stores in Canada, the United States, Europe (in the Scandinavian countries—Norway, Sweden and Denmark, in the Baltic States—Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and in Ireland with an important presence in Poland), and thirteen other countries and regions worldwide (China, Costa Rica, Egypt, Guam, Honduras, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, Vietnam, the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates). The company is the largest independent convenience store operator in North America in terms of number of company-operated stores. Mr. Bouchard founded the company in 1980, led its growth and has more than 45 years of experience in the retail industry.

Bernard Bourigeaud

Mr. Bernard J. Bourigeaud is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Bourigeaud is the former Chief Executive Officer and founder of Atos Origin S.A. (now known as Atos S.E.), a leading global IT services company. Prior to that, he spent eleven years at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells France where he headed the firm’s management consulting and subsequently all of its French operations. Previously, he worked for Continental Grain and Price Waterhouse. Mr. Bourigeaud is a private investor in technology companies and is currently an operating partner of Advent International and Aalto Invest UK Ltd. in London. Mr. Bourigeaud also serves as a director of Ingenico Group S.A. in France as well as a member of its Strategy Committee, a member of the Advisory Board of Sierrabolics in San Diego, Chairman of the Board of Holistic Innovations in San Francisco, a member of the Global Advisory Board of Jefferies Bank in New York and as a member of the Governing Board of the International Paralympics Committee. He previously served as Chairman of Oberthur Technologies S.A., as Vice-Chairman of Oberthur Technologies Holding, and as a director of Automic in Austria and Amadeus in Spain. Mr. Bourigeaud is an Affiliate Professor at HEC School of Management in Paris and a member of HEC’s International Advisory Board.

Paule Dore

Mrs. Paule Dore is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Ms. Doré joined CGI in 1990 and was Executive Vice-President and Chief Corporate Officer when she retired in 2006. Ms. Doré served on the board of directors of other publicly listed companies, including Ault Food Ltd, AXA Canada, Covitec, Groupe Laperrière Verreault (GLV) and Cogeco Inc., as well as a number of institutions and non-profit organizations. Ms. Doré currently serves as a director of Héroux-Devtek Inc., the Institute for the Governance of Public and Private Organizations (IGOPP) and the Musée Pointe-à-Callières.

Richard Evans

Mr. Richard B. Evans is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Prior to his retirement in April 2009, Mr. Evans was Executive Director of London-based Rio Tinto plc and Melbourne-based Rio Tinto Ltd. While with Rio Tinto, he was Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Alcan Inc. until its acquisition by Rio Tinto in October 2007. He currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Constellium N.V.

Timothy Hearn

Mr. Timothy J. Hearn is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Hearn is a director and the Chairman of Hearn & Associates, a consulting, investment management and philanthropic organization, and was, until March 2008, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Imperial Oil Limited. Mr. Hearn has over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and has, in the course of his career, held executive leadership positions in Canada and abroad. He spent ten years at Exxon Mobil Corporation heading global businesses while living in the United States and Asia. He is a past Chairman and an honorary director of the C.D. Howe Institute, and a member of the Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC). Mr. Hearn currently serves as a director of ARC Resources Ltd.

Gilles Labbe

Mr. Gilles Labbe is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Labbé is President and Chief Executive Officer, and a director, of Héroux-Devtek Inc., a Canadian company specializing in the design, development, manufacture, repair, and overhaul of landing gear systems and components for the Aerospace market. He has held these positions since June 2000. Prior to the acquisition of Devtek Corporation by Héroux Inc. in that year, Mr. Labbé was President and Chief Executive Officer, and a director, of Héroux Inc. since 1989. A Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants Canada, Mr. Labbé is the recipient of numerous business awards and is also a director of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, and Aéro Montreal.

Heather Munroe-Blum

Dr. Heather E. L. Munroe-Blum, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Munroe-Blum is Chairperson of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and was Principal (President) of McGill University from 2003 to 2013. She has been broadly recognized for her accomplishments with more than 25 years of senior management experience concentrated in higher education, public policy, and research and development. Among others, Dr. Munroe-Blum served on the boards of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Alcan Inc., the Canada Forum of Rio Tinto Alcan Inc., Yellow Media Inc. and Hydro One (Ontario). She is currently a director of the Royal Bank of Canada, a member of the Trilateral Commission, Vice-Chair and a director of the Gairdner Foundation and a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Advanced Studies at Stanford University

Michael Pedersen

Mr. Michael B. Pedersen is Independent Director of the Company. Until his retirement in 2017, Mr. Pedersen served as Group Head, U.S. Banking of The Toronto-Dominion Bank and President and Chief Executive Officer of TD Bank US Holding Company, TD Bank, N.A. and TD Bank USA, N.A. where he was responsible for leading the bank’s retail and commercial banking operations in the U.S. Prior to joining TD Bank Group in 2007, Mr. Pedersen worked at Barclays plc in the UK where he was responsible for three global businesses. Before that, Mr. Pedersen worked at CIBC where he held senior executive roles in retail and business banking. Mr. Pedersen has a long and ongoing involvement with charitable organizations focused on strengthening disadvantaged urban communities and on sustainability and the environment. He is also a former Chairman of the Canadian Bankers Association. Mr. Pedersen holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia and a Masters in Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto.

Michael Roach

Mr. Michael E. Roach is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Roach served as President and Chief Executive Officer of CGI from February 2006 until his retirement on September 30, 2016 and is therefore a related director. From 2002 to 2006, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Roach joined CGI in 1998 from a major telecommunications company where he held a number of leadership positions and spearheaded the outsourcing of the company’s IT operations to CGI. He was recognized as “Most Innovative Chief Executive Officer” for 2014 by Canadian Business magazine. Mr. Roach holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science, as well as an honorary Doctorate in Business Administration from Laurentian University. Mr. Roach is currently a director of CAE Inc.

Joakim Westh

Mr. Joakim Westh is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Westh is an independent director who sits on the board of directors of Saab AB, Swedish Match AB and Absolent Group AB. Until 2009, Mr. Westh was a Senior Vice-President and executive of LM Ericsson AB where he was responsible for strategy, operations and sourcing. Mr. Westh is well-known as a leading expert in the fields of technology and management, particularly in Scandinavia.