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TORONTO, Jan. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, announced today the signing of a four-year contract extension with Télé-Pop Inc. whereby CGI will continue to provide its proven core banking system, with the addition of providing CGI's integrated HORIZON(TM) CRM solution.
Télé-Pop Inc. provides end-to-end information technology services and business solutions to their partners, the Fédération des caisses populaires du Manitoba serving the Manitoba Caisse network, as well as a select group of Manitoba credit unions.
"We are pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with CGI for core banking in support of the four Manitoba Caisses and the two credit unions we provide technology services to in Manitoba," said Bernard Marcoux, Director, Information Technology, Fédération des caisses populaires du Manitoba. "By adding CGI's HORIZON(TM) Know Your Member CRM solution, we believe we can help our partners grow their membership using a proven and reliable banking system."
"We are very pleased to extend and further grow our long term relationship with Télé-Pop Inc.," said Paul Mackley, Vice-President, Services to Credit Unions, CGI. "We look forward to supporting their business plans and their clients well into the future through our core banking, CRM and integrated solutions."
For more than 30 years, CGI has provided IT, business process and managed services to financial institutions around the world, including approximately 120 Canadian credit unions, 24 of the top 25 banks in the Americas and 17 of the top 25 European banks.
For background information about Manitoba's Caisses and the Fédération des caisses populaires du Manitoba, see www.caisse.biz.
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies have approximately 26,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. As at September 30, 2009, CGI's fiscal 2009 revenue was $3.8 billion and our order backlog was $10.9 billion. CGI 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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