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CGI Continues to Grow in Quebec City and Will Remain in Existing Downtown Office(February 10, 2012)
QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 02/10/12 -- CGI Group Inc., (TSX:GIB.A)(NYSE:GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, today announced that its Quebec City office will remain on Charest Boulevard in the St-Roch district.
CGI was founded in Quebec City in 1976 and in 2002 became the first large company to establish itself in St-Roch. During the decade since then, the CGI management team and the 1,100 professionals in the growing office have actively participated in the economic revival of this downtown area and are pleased to be a part of the community's dynamism.
"We are delighted to renew our commitment to downtown Quebec City and in doing so to contribute to the expansion of this district, affirmed Bernard Labelle, Senior Vice-President, Quebec, for CGI. "Our location here is optimal. It is cost-effective for our clients and professionals alike. It is accessible, and we all benefit from a vibrant local network of merchants and services."
CGI offers its clients a wide range of high-quality IT services that contribute to the success of their business. Clients appreciate the commitment of the professionals at CGI and since the beginning of the fiscal year have awarded the Quebec City business unit new contracts worth more than $109 million. This growth, which has translated into the creation of jobs, offers appealing prospects to professionals and graduates seeking to work in a stimulating and innovative environment.
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 centres of excellence in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at December 31, 2011, CGI's annualized revenue was approximately $4.1 billion and its order backlog was approximately $13.6 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in both the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com.
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