GFI Solutions continues its canadian expansion, establishing a presence in the Greater Toronto Area

    GFI's unique expertise is now available to the entire Canadian industry
    of electronic payment solutions

    MONTREAL, July 7 /CNW Telbec/ - GFI Solutions inc., a Canadian leader in
IT consulting services for businesses, announced that it has established a
presence in the Greater Toronto Area with the opening of an office in Markham.
Operating from this new location, GFI Solutions will be positioned to meet the
needs of members of the electronic payment solutions industry based in the
rest of Canada. With the boom in this sector in recent years, and particularly
in light of the migration to smart cards among banks and the deployment of new
payment technologies, GFI Solutions is committed to sharing its expertise in
this field with the entire Canadian industry.
    Under the direction of Brent Smith, Senior Regional Business Development
Manager, the Markham office will focus its activities exclusively on the
various aspects of electronic payment solutions, including development of
applications, payment systems management, transaction platforms, and
card-management systems.
    According to Gilles Létourneau, President and CEO of GFI Solutions: "This
expansion not only strengthens our presence outside of Québec, it also
demonstrates our commitment to maintaining our position as a leader in the
field of electronic payment solutions. The industry is growing at a phenomenal
rate, and it is essential that we remain close to our clients in order to
provide them with expertise that responds to their needs."
    A respected figure in the electronic payment solutions industry in
Ontario, Mr. Smith worked with Ingenico for close to six years before serving
as Director, Business Development with Bell Canada until August 2007. He then
joined the Desjardins Group Financial Cooperative as a Business Sales
Consultant, and continued in that position until very recently. The new
business place is located at 3601 Highway 7, Suite 400 in Markham, Ontario.
Mr. Smith may be reached by phone at 905 943-4268, extension 4445.

    About GFI Solutions inc.

    Based in Montreal, GFI Solutions inc. is one of Canada's leading IT
consulting firms. Their services include business management consulting,
application development, system integration, outsourcing, technical writing
and IT staffing. GFI has also developed three Centers of Excellence in
transactional systems and back-office applications for the banking industry,
and ERP solutions.
    With more than 400 employees, GFI Solutions is one of the largest IT
consulting firms in Québec. It is also a member of the GFI Informatique group,
an international organization with over 9,500 collaborators worldwide and
revenues exceeding one billion CAD. For more information concerning GFI
Solutions, please visit

For further information:

For further information: Brett Lush, GFI Solutions inc., (514) 288-7161,
ext. 413,; Jean-Marc Simard, Simard Hamel
Communications, (514) 287-9811, ext. 15,

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