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CGI Hires Former Chief Information Officer, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Molly O'Neill

Fairfax, Virginia, August 11, 2009 -  

CGI Federal, Inc., a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) today announced the hiring of former Assistant Administrator and Chief Information Officer of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Molly O'Neill as Vice-President and Federal Energy and Environmental Industry Lead.

As the CIO of EPA, Molly O'Neill was responsible for establishing an innovative center of excellence that advanced the creation, management, and use of information as a strategic resource at the EPA. In her role, O'Neill oversaw the U.S. EPA's strategic information planning, investment and information policies, enterprise architecture, information security program, and championed innovation around transparency of data and collaboration.

Prior to joining EPA, Ms. O'Neill served as the State Director of the National Environmental Information Exchange Network for the Environmental Council of the States. Here, she worked with the EPA, state environmental agencies, and tribes to establish and manage an evolutionary information network, which allows millions of vital data records to be shared across the country.

"As CIO at the EPA, Molly was a recognized innovator and leader in the federal CIO community," said George Schindler, President, CGI Federal. "Molly's strong expertise and creativity, combined with her State and Local experience, will help CGI's clients effectively manage their technology initiatives while balancing the increasing demands they face around transparency and information access."

At CGI, O'Neill will lead our Federal Energy and Environmental practice and its related information technology initiatives. Her many years of experience working with government on organizational and performance assessments, business process reengineering, and large-scale information management system implementation projects will help our clients in the areas of energy and environmental management.

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 is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 26,000 professionals in over 100 offices across 16 countries. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States of America, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. CGI's annualized revenue run rate is currently $3.8 billion and as at June 30, 2009, its order backlog was $11.8 billion. CGI's 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. Website: www.cgi.com.

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Investors
Lorne Gorber
Vice-President, Global Communications and Investor Relations
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Linda Odorisio
Vice-President, US Communications
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703-267-8118