London, United Kingdom, 01 June 2017

CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) today proudly announced it has won the 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for the United Kingdom. The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

“We are proud to work with world class organisations such as Microsoft to bring together the people, expertise, innovation and propositions that enable our clients to improve the world with technology.” said Steve Thorn, President, CGI UK Operations. “To have been chosen to receive this award from amongst the 25,000 partners that Microsoft has within the UK is a real acknowledgement of the expertise and commitment of our members here in the UK.”

Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,800 entrants from 115 countries worldwide. CGI was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services, as well as representing excellent subsidiary engagement in the UK.

The Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Awards honour partners at the country level that have demonstrated business excellence in delivering Microsoft solutions to multiple customers over the past year.

This award recognises CGI as succeeding in effective engagement with its local Microsoft office while showcasing innovation and business impact, driving customer satisfaction, and winning new customers.

“We are honoured to recognise CGI in the UK as a Microsoft Country Partner of the Year,” said Ron Huddleston, corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. “CGI is a prime example of the expertise and innovation we see in our Microsoft partner community to deliver transformative solutions.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognises Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.

About CGI

Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 70,000 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 and 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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Paul Corrall
UK External Communications
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