CGI selected for SAP application management services
SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/14 -- CGI (TSX:
GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) has been selected by Cameco, one of the world's
largest uranium producers, to provide application management services
for the company's SAP environment, including day-to-day software
support as well as services for software enhancements and
The services will be delivered locally through CGI's SAP Center of
Excellence (CoE) in Saskatchewan, which was opened in 2012 to
establish a strong base of expertise for Saskatchewan companies. In
addition, CGI opened its second Saskatchewan office in Saskatoon last
February to support local companies like Cameco. Both the CoE and
Saskatoon offices will add many high-tech jobs, driving economic
growth and career opportunities for highly skilled IT professionals.
CGI uses SAP technology to build, implement and manage enterprise
systems for companies across the globe. As a global SAP(R) services
partner and with one of the largest SAP practices in the industry,
CGI will work with Cameco to expand its systems capacity, improve
service levels and responsiveness, and reduce risks using the latest
"We selected CGI based on its SAP expertise and experience, as well
as its flexible partnership approach," said Mark Leach, vice
president of business technology services for Cameco. "In addition,
CGI offers not only close proximity, but proven transition and
service delivery capabilities."
"We're excited about the opportunity to drive innovation and business
value for Cameco through our SAP application management services,"
said Shawn Derby, senior vice president of CGI's Western Business
Unit. "Our SAP experts will work closely with Cameco staff to
identify, implement and run the best SAP solutions for improving the
company's overall business performance."
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 of approximately C$19
billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB).
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