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CGI honoured with two awards at Mercuriades 2013

Recognized for its growth and cultural diversity

Montreal, Quebec, April 12, 2013 -  

CGI Group Inc., (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, received a special tribute from the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec at its Mercuriades 2013 gala. This special award recognizes CGI’s 36 years of entrepreneurial success. During the gala, CGI also received the Maurice-Pollack Award for ethnocultural diversity from the Ministère de l’Immigration et des Communautés culturelles.

“CGI is very proud to be receiving these distinctions and sincerely thanks the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec,” declared Serge Godin, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of CGI.

“Since our founding in Quebec City in 1976, our clients have benefited from the expertise of exceptional professionals who have helped build CGI into an international company with more than 400 offices in 40 countries. We thank our clients for their confidence, our professionals for their dedication, and our shareholders for their support.”

As a global business, CGI recognizes the many benefits that diversity generates. The company lists “respect” among its core values. “Every day we are reminded of how diversity enables us to gain in skill and knowledge. CGI employs 8,000 professionals in Quebec and a total of 71,000 globally, who work in 30 different languages,” emphasized Julie Godin, Executive Vice-President, Global Human Resources and Strategic Planning. 

About CGI
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. With approximately 71,000 members located in offices and global delivery centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, CGI offers 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. CGI’s annualized revenue is in excess of C$10 billion, with an estimated order backlog of approximately C$18.3 billion; its shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com.

Investors
Lorne Gorber
Senior Vice-President, Global Communications and Investor Relations
lorne.gorber@cgi.com
514-841-3355

Media
Sébastien Barangé
Director, Communications and Public Affairs
sebastien.barange@cgi.com 
514-841-3354