Montreal, Quebec, April 23, 2008

CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB), a leader in information technology and
business process services and Héroux-Devtek, a leading Canadian manufacturer of
aerospace and industrial products, announced today that they have signed an
agreement worth approximately $12 million that will see their partnership
extended for an additional 10 year period.

Under the terms of the
contract, CGI will continue to provide Héroux-Devtek with infrastructure
management, application maintenance and desktop services.

“We have
established a long-term partnership of trust with CGI, and we particularly
appreciate its in-depth knowledge of both our industry and information
technology. CGI has the know-how to provide us with the technological support we
need to achieve our mission,” stated Gilles Labbé, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Héroux-Devtek.

Michael Roach, President and Chief Executive
Officer, CGI, added, “We are delighted to continue our long-term partnership
with Héroux-Devtek. The awarding of this contract demonstrates the confidence
that Héroux-Devtek has in us as well as the excellent communication that exists
between our two organizations, which ultimately allows us to adapt our services
to their needs.”

CGI combines robust technology management capabilities
with quality processes and flexible global delivery options to create and manage
technology infrastructures that address its clients’ top concerns. Organizations
using CGI’s services are able to more easily comply with constantly evolving
regulatory frameworks while controlling their costs and making judicious
investments for the future.

About CGI
Founded in 1976, CGI
Group Inc. is one of the largest independent information technology and business
process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ
approximately 26,500 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business
process services to clients worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States,
Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America,
Europe and India. CGI's annual revenue run rate stands at $3.7 billion and at
December 31st, 2007, CGI's order backlog was $12.04 billion. CGI 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:

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