CGI Hires Former Chief Information Officer, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Molly O'Neill



    
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    FAIRFAX, VA, Aug. 11 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Federal, Inc., a wholly-owned
U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., (NYSE:   GIB; TSX: GIB.A) today
announced the hiring of former Assistant Administrator and Chief Information
Officer of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Molly O'Neill as
Vice-President and Federal Energy and Environmental Industry Lead.
    As the CIO of EPA, Molly O'Neill was responsible for establishing an
innovative center of excellence that advanced the creation, management, and
use of information as a strategic resource at the EPA. In her role, O'Neill
oversaw the U.S. EPA's strategic information planning, investment and
information policies, enterprise architecture, information security program,
and championed innovation around transparency of data and collaboration.
    Prior to joining EPA, Ms. O'Neill served as the State Director of the
National Environmental Information Exchange Network for the Environmental
Council of the States. Here, she worked with the EPA, state environmental
agencies, and tribes to establish and manage an evolutionary information
network, which allows millions of vital data records to be shared across the
country.
    "As CIO at the EPA, Molly was a recognized innovator and leader in the
federal CIO community," said George Schindler, President, CGI Federal.
"Molly's strong expertise and creativity, combined with her State and Local
experience, will help CGI's clients effectively manage their technology
initiatives while balancing the increasing demands they face around
transparency and information access."
    At CGI, O'Neill will lead our Federal Energy and Environmental practice
and its related information technology initiatives. Her many years of
experience working with government on organizational and performance
assessments, business process reengineering, and large-scale information
management system implementation projects will help our clients in the areas
of energy and environmental management.

    About CGI Federal

    CGI Federal (www.cgi.com/usfederal) is a wholly-owned U.S. operating
subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to providing effective IT solutions
for federal government agencies by combining over 30 years of government
experience and technology skills. Founded in 1976, CGI is one of the largest
independent information technology and business process services firms in the
world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 26,000
professionals in over 100 offices across 16 countries. CGI provides end-to-end
IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices in Canada,
the United States of America, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from centers of
excellence in North America, Europe and India. CGI's annualized revenue run
rate is currently $3.8 billion and as at June 30, 2009, its order backlog was
$11.8 billion. CGI's shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB)
and are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index as well as the S&P/TSX Capped
Information Technology and MidCap Indices. Website: www.cgi.com.




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For further information: Investors: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global
Communications and Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355, lorne.gorber@cgi.com;
Media: Linda Odorisio, Vice-President, US Communications, (703) 267-8118,
linda.odorisio@cgi.com


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