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MONTREAL, Sept. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, announced today that Mr. Richard B. Evans, has joined the CGI Board of Directors.
"We are very pleased to welcome Dick to the CGI Board of Directors," said Serge Godin, Founder and Executive Chairman. "His vast experience in the global market place will contribute to the execution of our strategy. I look forward to collaborating closely with him towards the realization of CGI's goals."
Mr. Evans is the recently retired CEO of Rio Tinto Alcan and former CEO of Alcan, and is current Chairman of the Board of the International Aluminium Institute and past Chairman of the U.S. Aluminum Association. A graduate of Oregon State University with a Bachelor's degree in engineering, he also holds a Master's in management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
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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