News : CGI Welcomes Mike Pedersen to its Board of Directors
Montreal, Québec, Canada, Aug, 2017 -- CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Pedersen as a new member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Pedersen recently retired from his role as President and CEO of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank(R), which is a top 10 bank in the United States. During his time as CEO, the bank outgrew its U.S. competition, increasing profits substantially, gaining market share and building an admired brand. Mr. Pedersen will join the company's Audit and Risk Management Committee.
"We are honored to have Mike on our Board," said Founder and Executive Chairman Serge Godin. "With three decades of experience as a leader in the financial services sector, he will bring valuable insight as we continue to pursue our strategic objectives and deliver value to our clients, professionals and shareholders."
Mr. Pedersen serves as a director on several boards and is engaged in advisory work. In addition, he continues his longstanding involvement in environmental causes, community work, and the Personal Philanthropy Project, a multi-stakeholder initiative he co-founded to encourage greater charitable giving among Canadians.
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Published: Thursday, August 10, 2017