As senior vice-president, global financial services, Penny Hembrow is
responsible for CGI’s banking and insurance capabilities across all
geographies and leads the development of its financial services
strategy and thought leadership on digital transformation. She chairs
the CGI financial services board, which is responsible for 20% of the group’s
Penny joined CGI in 2009 through the acquisition of Logica, where she was
managing partner of transformation and change business consulting, managing client partner for the largest global banking relationship and was a board member of the Benelux business.
Prior to CGI, she held global leadership positions in several major banks during significant transformational change periods, seeing through the delivery of commercial benefits ahead of time and within budgets. Additionally she has run and developed new commercial ventures with commercial partners. Penny held managing director positions with Deutsche Bank, Barclays Wealth and RBS. She also spent 13 years as a management consultant with PwC.
She holds a Finance degree from London University and attended Harvard and London Business Schools.