Technology >> CEO Interviews >> November 8, 1999

Serge Godin – The Cgi Group Inc (gib)

SERGE GODIN is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The CGI Group, Inc. He founded CGI in 1976 and has remained at the helm of the company since its inception. Under his guidance, over the years CGI has built a solid reputation as one of North America's leading IT services companies. Mr. Godin's entrepreneurial qualities, his focus on the client and his unswerving commitment to quality have helped shape CGI's distinctive values. Mr. Godin is Fellow of the Institute of Certified Management Consultants. He is a past member of the Conference Board of Canada, the Board of Governors of the Montreal Exchange, the Young Presidents' Organization and the Strategic Committee on the scientific and technological assessment of Greater Montreal. He is a member of the Business Council on National Issues and the Cercle des chefs mailleurs du Qu_bec. He sits on the Board of Directors of SNC- Lavalin and of the Soci_t_ g_n_rale de financement (SGF). He is also actively involved with several charitable organizations. Profile
TWST: First, give us a bit of a background profile on CGI and then,

given that historical context, bring us up-to-date with a description of

what you see as your company and as your business