CGI FEDERAL NAMES PAUL HARRINGTON TO HEAD VETERANS AFFAIRS ACCOUNT TEAM
CGI Federal, Inc., a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (CGI), (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) today announced that Paul Harrington has joined the CGI Team as Director-Consulting, responsible for CGI’s Department of Veterans Affairs account. This appointment reflects the continued growth and success of CGI’s federal healthcare and managed services business.
Mr. Harrington brings to CGI over 17 years of diverse industry background in IT, financial services, pharmaceuticals and the military. Most recently, he was Senior Director, Information Technology at Merck where he was responsible for the leadership of the Global Marketing Client Services organization. Prior to Merck, he held senior management positions at Johnson and Johnson, SRA International and Andersen Consulting as well as serving as a Lieutenant in the United States Army where he was awarded the Army Commendation and Army Achievement Medals. Mr. Harrington holds an MBA from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University.
About CGI Federal
CGI Federal (www.cgi.com/usfederal) is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to providing effective IT solutions for federal government agencies by combining over 30 years of government experience and technology skills. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 26,500 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. CGI's annual revenue run rate stands at $3.7 billion and at December 31st, 2007, CGI's order backlog was $12.04 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index as well as the S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology and MidCap Indices.
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