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FOR: CGI Group Inc.
TSX SYMBOL: GIB.A
NYSE SYMBOL: GIB
JULY 31, 2014
CGI selected for SAP application management services
SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - July 31, 2014) - 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 preventative maintenance.
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 SAP technology.
"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). Website: www.cgi.com.
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