Statoil extends outsourcing contract with CGI
OSLO, NORWAY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/13 -- CGI Group Inc.,
(NYSE:GIB)(TSX:GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology
and business process services, is pleased to announce that Statoil
has chosen to extend its Service Desk contract with CGI in Norway.
The multifunctional Service Desk is used by Statoil's 20,000
employees in 36 countries. The agreement is extended until 2016, with
an optional one year extension until April 2017.
For ten years, CGI has been responsible for delivering business
process services to Statoil. CGI's multifunctional Service Desk
provides Statoil employees all over the world with a single point of
contact for enquiries related to IT, human resources, finance,
procurement, communication and facilities issues. Together, we have
developed a modern, flexible, high quality service with main delivery
centers in Stavanger, Norway and Manila, Philippines.
"We are pleased that Statoil continues to place their trust in us as
one of their key IT suppliers. CGI delivers the industry and
technology expertise required to support Statoil in areas strategic
to their business growth. Our ability to combine local and global
delivery is essential and we are proud of our global capability to
provide high quality service to Statoil's employees 24 hours a day, 7
days a week. This contract extension allows us to continue to enhance
our service capabilities for Statoil users around the world," said
Gisle M. Eckhoff, Senior Vice-President, CGI in Norway.
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.
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