CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) today announced that it signed a three-year contract in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013 with BMW Manufacturing Co., to provide SAP design and build services at BMW’s manufacturing facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Under the terms of the new agreement, CGI will provide BMW with an outcomes-based approach to the delivery of SAP design and build services. BMW will realize greater flexibility in responding to service demands; secure consistent access to a deep pool of SAP skills and knowledge; consolidate external supplier staffing for improved management and tighter alignment with key business goals; and ensure better retention of institutional knowledge.
“The BMW name is synonymous with excellence,” said Pete Ihrig, Senior Vice President at CGI. “We are gratified that this sophisticated manufacturer has selected our global delivery model and ISO 9001 certified process and methods to drive its SAP services to the next level.”
CGI maintains a long-standing relationship with BMW, delivering services in areas such as web content management, mobility, identity and information security, and testing and quality assurance. In addition, CGI is a global leader in SAP services, with SAP practices in 21 countries around the world. In the current engagement, CGI will establish a core team of consultants at BMW Plant 10 in Spartanburg, South Carolina supported by an extended team of experts at the SAP Center of Excellence in Bangalore, India.
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 a wide range of proprietary solutions. With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$19 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website: www.cgi.com.
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