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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Serge Godin

69 2006 Executive Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder

George Schindler

55 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Julie Godin

43 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

2018 President, Western and Southern Europe Operations

Mark Boyajian

2015 President - Canada Operations

David Henderson

2015 President - United States Operations, Commercial and State Government

George Mattackal

President, Asia Pacific Operations, Global Delivery Centers of Excellence

Heikki Nikku

2018 President - United Kingdom Operations

Torsten Strass

President, Central and Eastern Europe Operations

Benoit Dube

2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Lorne Gorber

2018 Executive Vice-President, Investor and Public Relations

Daniel Rocheleau

Executive Vice President, Chief Business Engineering Officer

Michael Keating

Senior Vice-President - Global Marketing and IP Strategy

Alain Bouchard

2013 Independent Director

Paule Dore

67 2012 Independent Director

Richard Evans

71 2009 Independent Director

Timothy Hearn

74 2015 Independent Director

Gilles Labbe

62 2010 Independent Director

Michael Pedersen

58 2017 Independent Director

Alison Reed

61 2018 Independent Director

Michael Roach

66 2016 Independent Director

Kathy Waller

60 2018 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 the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of CGI. 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 degree from ÉTS (École de technologie supérieure), an honorary Doctorate degree in Law from York University and Concordia University, an honorary Management degree from HEC Montréal and an honorary Doctorate degree in Administrative Sciences from Université Laval. Mr. Godin owns a majority interest in CGI’s Class B shares (see Principal Holders of Class A Subordinate Voting Shares and Class B Shares earlier in this document).

George Schindler

Mr. George D. Schindler is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Schindler is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CGI. He joined the Company through its acquisition of American Management Systems, Inc. in 2004 and has since then held numerous leadership roles, including leading the strategy and growth of CGI’s end-to-end services and solutions for commercial and government clients in the United States and Canada. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer in 2016, Mr. Schindler served as President and Chief Operating Officer of CGI since 2015 and as President, United States and Canada Operations since 2011. A recognized industry leader, Mr. Schindler has twice been named a Top 100 Leader by Federal Computer Week. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree 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. Ms. Godin is Vice-Chair of the Board, Executive Vice-President, and Chief Planning and Administration Officer of CGI. 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 professionals and for upholding CGI’s industry-leading track record of delivery excellence for its end-to-end services to 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. Before joining CGI, Ms. Godin founded Oxygen Corporate Health, a company that manages comprehensive health and wellbeing programs in the workplace, and which merged with CGI. Ms. Godin currently serves as a director of Canadian National Railway Company. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Université de Sherbrooke.

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, Western and Southern Europe Operations of the company. previously help the position of President - France, Luxembourg and Morocco Operations of CGI Group Inc. Mr. 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, Commercial and State Government 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. President, Asia Pacific Operations, Global Delivery Centers of Excellence

Heikki Nikku

Mr. Heikki Tapio Nikku is President - United Kingdom Operations of the company. He previously held position of 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.

Torsten Strass

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.

Lorne Gorber

Mr. Lorne Gorber Executive Vice-President, Investor and Public Relations of CGI Group Inc. He previously held the position of Executive Vice-President, Global Communications and Investor Relations of the company. 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.

Daniel Rocheleau

Mr. Daniel Rocheleau is Executive Vice President, Chief Business Engineering Officer of CGI Group Inc. In his role, Mr. Rocheleau leads the design and negotiation of all large outsourcing contracts for CGI as well as the evolution of the company's outsourcing practice. Before joining CGI in 1985, Daniel Rocheleau spent 12 years in various management functions within the information technology department of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Canada (CIBC). In 2001, he was the lead negotiator and interim head of the Canada Post / CGI joint venture (Innovapost) for which he sits on the board of directors. Mr. Rocheleau holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from Université du Québec à Montréal.

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

Alain Bouchard

Mr. Alain Bouchard is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Bouchard is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., a position he has occupied since he ceased acting as President and Chief Executive Officer in 2014 after having served in such capacity for 25 years. Mr. Bouchard was one of the founders of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. in 1980 and has been instrumental in its growth. Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is the largest independent convenience store operator in North America in terms of number of company-operated stores and comprises a network of more than 16,000 convenience stores in Canada, the United States, Europe, and sixteen other countries and territories. Mr. Bouchard was named an Officer of the Order of Canada and an Officer of the Ordre national du Québec. He holds an honorary Doctorate degree in Consumer Sciences from Université Laval in Québec City

Paule Dore

Mrs. Paule Dore is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Ms. Doré is a corporate director. She joined CGI in 1990 and served in a number of roles, including as Executive Vice-President and Chief Corporate Officer when she retired in 2006. Ms. Doré has served on the board of directors of other publicly listed companies, including Ault Food Limited, AXA Canada, Groupe Covitec Inc., Groupe Laperrière & Verreault Inc. and Cogeco Inc. Ms. Doré currently serves as a director of Héroux-Devtek Inc. and of the Institute for the Governance of Public and Private Organizations (IGOPP). She holds an honorary Doctorate degree in Philosophy from the Dominican University College in Ottawa

Richard Evans

Mr. Richard B. Evans (Dick) is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Evans is a corporate director. Prior to his retirement in 2009, he was an Executive Director of London-based Rio Tinto plc and Melbourne-based Rio Tinto Ltd. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. and President and Chief Executive Officer of Alcan Inc. until its acquisition by Rio Tinto plc in 2007. Mr. Evans has served on the board of directors of other publicly listed companies, including Tyhee Gold Corp., Resolute Forest Products Inc. and Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. He currently serves as a director and Chairman of the board of directors of Constellium N.V. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from Oregon State University and a Master’s degree in Management from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Timothy Hearn

Mr. Timothy J. Hearn is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Hearn is a corporate director. Prior to his retirement in 2008, he was 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, among others, ten years at Exxon Mobil Corporation heading global businesses while living in the United States and Asia. He served on the board of directors of other publicly listed issuers, including Imperial Oil Limited, Royal Bank of Canada and ARC Resources Ltd. Mr. Hearn currently serves as Chairman of Hearn and Associates Inc., a consulting, investment management and philanthropic organization. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Manitoba.

Gilles Labbe

Mr. Gilles Labbe is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Labbé is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Héroux-Devtek Inc., an international company specializing in the design, development, manufacture, repair, and overhaul of landing gear systems and components for the aerospace market, since the acquisition of Devtek Corporation by Héroux Inc. in 2000. Previously, Mr. Labbé was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Héroux Inc. since 1989. Mr. Labbé also currently serves as a director of Héroux-Devtek Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Université de Montréal and is a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA, FCA

Michael Pedersen

Mr. Michael B. Pedersen is Independent Director of the Company, Mr. Pedersen is a corporate director. Prior to his retirement in June 2018, he was Special Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of The Toronto-Dominion Bank since June 2017 and Group Head, U.S. Banking of The Toronto-Dominion Bank as well as President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of TD Bank US Holding Company, TD Bank, N.A. and TD Bank USA, N.A. from 2013 to 2017, where he was responsible for leading the bank’s retail and commercial banking operations in the United States. Prior to joining TD Bank Group in 2007, Mr. Pedersen worked at Barclays plc in the United Kingdom where he was responsible for three global businesses and prior to that he worked at CIBC where he held senior executive roles in retail and business banking. Mr. Pedersen served as Chairman of the Canadian Bankers Association and currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of the Business Development Bank of Canada. Mr. Pedersen holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia and a Master’s degree in Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto

Alison Reed

Ms. Alison Reed is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Reed is a corporate director. She previously held senior management roles at Marks and Spencer plc where she spent more than 20 years, including as Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2005, and at Standard Life Assurance Company and Standard Life plc, where she served as Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2006 and led the company’s listing on the London Stock Exchange. Ms. Reed has served on the board of directors of several companies, including Darty plc and HSBC Bank plc. She currently serves as Deputy Chairman of British Airways plc and as a director of NewDay Ltd. Ms. Reed holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Exeter University and is a Chartered Accountant

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.

Kathy Waller

Ms. Kathy Waller is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Waller is the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and President, Enabling Services of The Coca-Cola Company, where she is responsible for leading the company’s global finance organization, until her planned retirement in March 2019. Ms. Waller joined The Coca-Cola Company in 1987 as a senior accountant and has since then held numerous accounting and finance roles. She was Vice President, Finance and Controller from August 2013 to April 2014, following which she was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. She assumes responsibility for the company’s strategic governance areas as President, Enabling Services since May 2017. Ms. Waller currently serves on the board of directors of Beyond Meat, Inc., Monster Beverage Corporation and Delta Air Lines, Inc. and previously served on the board of directors of Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Rochester and is a Chartered Public Accountant (CPA, CGMA)

Joakim Westh

Mr. Joakim Westh is Independent Director of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Westh is a corporate director. He served as Senior Vice-President of LM Ericsson AB until 2009 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 in Scandinavia. He served on the board of directors of other publicly listed issuers, including Arcam AB. He currently serves as a director of Saab AB, Swedish Match AB and Absolent Group AB. Mr. Westh holds Master’s degrees in Science from the Royal Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.