Montréal, Quebec, October 6, 2014

CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) will be participating in the upcoming International Summit of Cooperatives in Quebec City for the second year in a row as an expertise partner. The Summit is a biennial forum where leaders of global cooperative and mutualist enterprises gather to discuss their business challenges. CGI experts will present on the subject of digital transformation in retail banking and insurance. In addition, a mobile event app developed by CGI will be made available to attendees to enhance their Summit experience.

Jamie Rodgers, vice president of insurance at CGI, will present on “Insurers and the ‘Internet of Everything.’” Lode Snykers, CGI’s global client executive for Deutsche Bank, will also present on the following topics: “The Digital Era: What are Financial Consumers’ Expectations and How Can We Meet Their Needs?” and “Taking Advantage of Trends in the Area of Global Services Offered by Financial Institutions.”

“CGI is pleased to be a part of this important event and to share with participants our experience and expertise in the field of digital transformation,” said Christian Brosseau, vice president, finance, insurance and investment, at CGI. “It is also a privilege to make our event mobile application available to attendees as an information and collaboration tool.”

“CGI’s event application is a personalized solution that fits our needs perfectly,” shares Stéphane Bertrand, executive director of the event. “It will allow for effective communication of event information, while enabling all of our participants to interact with each other.”

With a team of 1,500 digital solution experts working around the world, including 500 in Quebec, CGI delivers digital and mobile services to clients across the globe.

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About CGI

Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 68,000 professionals serve thousands of global clients from offices and delivery centers across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, infrastructure management as well as a wide range of proprietary solutions. With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog of approximately C$19 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website:

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Sébastien Barangé 
Communications Director