MONTREAL, Sept. 14 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB)
announced today that it has signed a seven-year information technology (IT)
outsourcing contract with Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP).
Under the agreement, CGI will manage BRP's SAP infrastructure support,
business intelligence applications, websites, as well as the e-commerce
application that allows retailers and distributors to do business with BRP
around the world. The contract also includes the support of this application.
"CGI has demonstrated that it has the expertise to provide us with the
information systems we need to allow BRP to improve its efficiency," stated
Réal Deslauriers, Vice-President, Program Office and Information Systems for
"BRP manufactures its products on three continents and distributes them
in more than 80 countries," added Pierre Turcotte, CGI's Senior Vice-President
and General Manager, Quebec. "With our global delivery network, we are able to
provide BRP with leading-edge IT solutions and services allowing them to win
and grow internationally. We are delighted that a company with such a rich
heritage and promising future has chosen CGI to respond to its IT needs."
CGI assists manufacturers in building, implementing and managing the
complex business and IT strategies critical to success. CGI's comprehensive
manufacturing capabilities enable clients to attain continued improvements in
sales, margin, cost and asset utilization. From individual projects that
target specific transformation program areas to full transformative
outsourcing services in areas such as technology and applications hosting and
call center support, CGI's manufacturing expertise and flexible global
delivery model allow clients to best compete and win.
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 employ approximately 25,500 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. CGI's annual revenue
run rate stands at $3.7 billion (US$3.5 billion) and at June 30th, 2007, CGI's
order backlog was $12.4 billion (US$11.6 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.
For further information:
For further information: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Communications
and Investor Relations, CGI, (514) 841-3355, firstname.lastname@example.org