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MONTRÉAL, Jan. 25, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) will host its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders and release its fiscal 2017 first quarter results on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Oval Room, 1228 Sherbrooke Street West, in Montreal at 11 a.m. (EST). For those who are unable to attend in person, the Company will webcast the meeting live on its website at cgi.com/ investors.
CGI shareholders of record at the close of business on Monday, December 12, 2016 will be entitled to vote on matters considered at the meeting. CGI uses the Notice and Access rules adopted by the Canadian securities regulators. On December 21, 2016, a Notice of Meeting was mailed to shareholders with instructions for accessing the material distributed for the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders online. The 2016 Management Proxy Circular and 2016 Annual Report were also mailed to shareholders who had requested it. These documents are available on the Company's website.
In addition, CGI will release its fiscal 2017 first quarter results on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 before markets open and hold its first quarter conference call at 9:00 a.m. (EST) on that day. During the call, George D. Schindler, President and Chief Executive Officer, and François Boulanger, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss CGI's results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 ended December 31, 2016. Participants may listen to the call via webcast on cgi.com/ investors or by dialing one of the following conference call numbers:
Greater Toronto Area: 416-340-2216
North America: 1-866-223-7781
International dial in numbers
Media representatives are invited to attend the event. Those seeking an interview are asked to submit their request by Monday, January 30, 2017, to Sébastien Barangé at 514-841-3354. Accredited photographers and camera crews will be given a photo and video opportunity prior to the meeting.
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 and infrastructure management, as well as 150 IP-based services and solutions. With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$20 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website: www.cgi.com.
SOURCE CGI Group Inc.
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