Montréal, Quebec, February 20, 2017

CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) was certified as a Top Employer Canada 2017 by the Top Employers Institute for the second year in a row. In certifying CGI’s operations in Canada, the jury highlighted CGI’s exceptional workforce planning, career and succession management, culture, learning and development and leadership development.

David Plink, CEO at the Top Employers Institute: “Optimal employee conditions ensure that people can develop themselves personally and professionally. Our comprehensive research concluded that CGI in Canada  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.”

“Our pursuit of the Top Employers seal is an example of CGI’s commitment to provide exceptional employee care and a leading employment environment.” said Mark Boyajian, President of Canada’s operations at CGI. “This demonstrates our commitment to our members, whereby we create the space and support for them to develop professionally and personally, perform at the highest levels, and do our part to ensure they have a great experience from their first interview and throughout their employment experience at CGI.”

CGI’s operations in Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, India, Netherlands, Sweden and UK have also received Top Employer 2017 certification. In addition, CGI was certified as a Top Employer Europe for 2017.

The annual international research conducted by the Top Employers Institute evaluates leading employers around the world in terms of their employee conditions, measuring their work environments against rigorous international standards.

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

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 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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