Montréal, Quebec, March 14, 2016

CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) has been certified as a Top Employer Canada 2016 by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee conditions, talent development and HR leadership.

In certifying CGI’s operations in Canada, the jury highlighted a strong employee ownership culture, enterprise-wide talent strategy practices, advanced workforce planning, as well as progressive learning and development programs.  

“Optimal employee conditions ensure that people can develop themselves personally and professionally,” said Dennis Utter, Global Business Director for the Top Employers Institute. “Our comprehensive research concluded that CGI provides an outstanding employment environment and offers a wide range of creative initiatives, from secondary benefits and working conditions, to performance-management programs that are well thought out, and truly aligned with the culture of their company.”

“We are excited to have been rated among the top employers in Canada for the first year and are very proud that our company culture and working environment have been judged as outstanding by the Top Employers Institute,” said Mark Boyajian, President of Canada’s operations at CGI. “We have a long track record of providing innovative services and solutions that help transform our clients’ businesses and create exciting career opportunities for our professionals around the world. CGI Canada is comprised of individuals who want to make a difference, build the future with us, and benefit from the value they create.”

CGI’s operations in France, Germany, Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, UK and India have also received Top Employer 2016 certification. In addition, CGI has been certified as a Top Employer Europe for 2016.

For more information on CGI’s latest opportunities, please visit the career page.

About Top Employers

The Top Employers Institute globally certifies excellence in the conditions that employers create for their people. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company has recognized top employers around the world since 1991. For more information, visit

About CGI

Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 65,000 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 150 IP-based services and solutions. With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$20 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website:

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