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FAIRFAX, VA, March 28 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group Inc., (NYSE: GIB;
TSX: GIB.A) is pleased to announce that CGI U.S. President Donna Morea has
received the prestigious Eagle award as the outstanding industry contributor
to the federal IT community over the past year. The Eagle award is given to
one industry and one government leader each year, as part of its annual
Federal 100 awards. This is her first Eagle award and second Fed 100 award in
a career that spans more than 25 years.
The Federal 100 Awards recognize individuals from government, industry
and academia who significantly influence how the federal government buys, uses
or manages information technology. Federal 100 winners are recognized for
their risk-taking, vision and pioneering spirit in the federal IT community.
Winners are nominated by Federal Computer Week readers and selected by an
independent panel of judges. Morea and the other Fed 100 Award winners were
honored at a gala on March 24th at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner.
Morea began her career at CGI (formerly American Management Systems) in
1980 and currently leads CGI's U.S. business as well as its global delivery
operations in India. She is active in the business community and serves as
Vice Chair of the Northern Virginia Technology Council and Secretary of the
Board for the George Mason University Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees. She
is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the Corporate Leadership
Award from Women in Technology and the Private Sector Excellence award from
the Association of Government Accountants.
"CGI is fortunate to have leaders like Donna," said Michael Roach,
President and CEO, CGI. "The Fed 100 Eagle award is further recognition of her
leadership in the federal IT community and her commitment to the collaboration
between the government and industry. I know I speak for the entire company
when I congratulate her on receiving this award."
CGI's clients include large organizations in government and healthcare,
financial services, telecommunications, utilities and manufacturing, retail
and distribution. CGI provides these clients with a comprehensive portfolio of
services that enable them to improving all facets of their operations
including: systems integration and consulting, application management,
technology management, and business process services.
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 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
26,500 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 and at December
31st, 2007, CGI's order backlog was $12.04 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.
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