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CGI Closes More Than US$375M in Bookings With the U.S. Army in the Fourth Quarter of FY11(October 24, 2011)
FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/11 -- CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE:GIB)(TSX:GIB.A) closed the fourth quarter of Fiscal Year 2011 on September 30, 2011, with strong quarterly bookings of more than US$375 million in support of U.S. Army clients.
CGI will deliver a range of services and support under the various contracts, including systems development and maintenance, training, and information assurance. The awards include new contracts and re-competes supporting clients such as the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), the U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC), and the U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC). Work will be performed at Army installations nationwide, including Fort Leavenworth, Fort Bragg, Redstone Arsenal, Fort Huachuca, and Fort Eustis.
"The Army is our largest single public sector client, so we are very pleased to close our fiscal year with such strategic wins in support of their mission-critical operations," said George Schindler, President, United States, CGI. "As the Army and our other government clients face continuing change, I am confident they will continue to call on CGI. Our capabilities, expertise, and partnering approach help them anticipate and adapt while achieving their missions more efficiently and effectively," added Randy Brooks, Senior Vice-President, CGI Federal.
About CGI Federal Inc.
CGI Federal Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to partnering with federal agencies to provide solutions for defense, civilian, and intelligence missions. 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 31,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices and centers of excellence in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at June 30, 2011, CGI's annualized revenue was approximately C$4.2 billion and its order backlog was approximately C$12.7 billion. CGI shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A) and are included in both the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com/usfederal.
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