Madrid, Spain, October 29, 2021 – CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announces today the completion of the acquisition of CMC and the appointment of Jaime Hortelano as the new leader in charge of its Spanish, Italian and Latin American (Latam) operations.
Jaime Hortelano holds an MBA and a Bachelor’s degree in Economic and Business Sciences, and has over 35 years of experience in business management within the ICT sector. Since 2006, he has held the position of Chairman of CMC. His professional career has focused on the consulting area, specifically in the field of business strategy, management consulting, business processes, IT strategy, ICT service management and digital transformation.
In his new position as leader for CGI’s operations in Spain, Italy and Latam, Jaime Hortelano will drive CGI’s growth strategy in these markets as well as provide greater support to the communities in the countries where CGI is present. He will aim to strengthen the company’s client proximity model and offer value-added solutions that help clients accelerate their digitization.
CGI has approximately 2,000 highly skilled professionals located in Spain, Italy, Colombia, and Mexico. From here, CGI offers an end-to-end portfolio of capabilities to its clients in many industries as a trusted partner in strategic IT and business consulting, systems integration, managed IT and business process services and intellectual property solutions.