Blackberry bes synching and gmail contact list

Someone please help me. THe CEO of the company has a blackberry storm (OS V5.0.0.328).  

His blackberry is synching with the BES server with no issues.

He's using blackberry messenger and he wants to use the contacts from his gmail account ( The problem is he has over 100 contacts in his gmail account) but blackberry messenger only allows him to load the contacts from his outlook account. I added his gmail account to the blackberry and the contacts show up in his contact list but not in blackberry messenger. I tried doing a "restore from email" but that option doesn't list gmail only his outlook account.

Is there a way to use the contacts from his gmail account and not outlook in blackberry messager

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No, Workaround is you can add the gmail address book to the outlook. And from outlook messenger will fetch the data.

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