Foresters extends long-term managed services contract with CGI through to 2023

Foresters extends long-term managed services contract with CGI through to 2023 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 -- CGI Group Inc.
(TSX:GIB.A)(NYSE:GIB), a leading provider of information technology
and business process services, today announced the signing of a $54
million extension to an existing long-term agreement that will see
CGI continue to provide end-to-end managed IT services to
Foresters(TM), an international life insurance provider with over one
million member customers in Canada, the United States and the United
Kingdom. 
Foresters has shared its financial strength with its members and
their communities for over 135 years and is today in a strong
financial position with assets of $8.6 billion. As it continues to
grow, Foresters trusts CGI as its IT partner to manage its
infrastructure and mission critical applications.  
"With over a million people depending on us for life insurance, the
technology that runs our business has to be reliable and secure-every
minute of every day," says Peter Sweers, Senior Vice President and
Chief Operations and Information Officer, Foresters. "As our IT
partner for almost a decade, CGI continues to demonstrate its
commitment to Foresters by finding ways to reduce business risk,
lowering our costs or working side-by-side with us in our charitable
initiatives."  
"A growing, member-focused client like Foresters requires innovative
and cost-effective solutions and the peace of mind that its
applications are in safe hands," said Marie MacDonald, Senior Vice
President and Greater Toronto Area leader, CGI. "CGI is proud to have
the trust of Foresters and privileged to continue to support our
client going forward."  
CGI is an IT partner to over 175 global life, property and casualty
insurance providers, agencies and brokers. With over 35 years of
experience providing full suite of IT and business process managed
services and industry leading software solutions and while
maintaining the highest industry certifications, CGI leverages its
insurance industry experts and our flexible onshore, nearshore and
offshore models to provide our clients with business outcomes that
move their business forward. www.cgi.com/insurance 
About CGI 
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent
information technology and business process services firm in the
world. With approximately 71,000 members located in offices and
global delivery centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, CGI
offers 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. Further to the recent
acquisition of Logica, CGI's annualized revenue is in excess of C$10
billion, with an estimated order backlog of approximately C$18.3
billion; its shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB)
and are included in the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com. 
Forward-Looking Statements 
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exclusively relate to historical facts constitute "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of that term in Section 27A of the
United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of
the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and
are "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Canadian
securities laws. These statements and this information represent
CGI's intentions, plans, expectations and beliefs, and are subject to
risks, uncertainties and other factors, of which many are beyond the
control of the Company. These factors could cause actual results to
differ materially from such forward-looking statements or
forward-looking information. These factors include but are not
restricted to: the timing and size of new contracts; acquisitions and
other corporate developments; the ability to attract and retain
qualified members; market competition in the rapidly evolving IT
industry; general economic and business conditions; foreign exchange
and other risks identified in the press release, in CGI's annual and
quarterly Management's Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A"), in CGI's
Annual Report, in CGI's Annual Report on Form 40-F filed with the
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (filed on EDGAR at
www.sec.gov), and in the Company's Annual Information Form filed with
the Canadian securities authorities (filed on SEDAR at
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information, whether as a result of new information, future events or
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cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking
statements or on this forward-looking information. 
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Contacts:
Lorne Gorber
Senior Vice-President,
Global Communications and Investor Relations
lorne.gorber@cgi.com
514-841-3355
 
 
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