Groupement des assureurs automobiles and CGI sign five-year contract renewal agreement



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    MONTREAL, Aug. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - The Groupement des assureurs automobiles
(GAA) and CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE:   GIB) have signed a five-year
contract renewal agreement covering the operational aspects of the Fichier
central des sinistres automobiles in Quebec (FCSA).
    Under the terms of the partnership, the GAA has entrusted CGI with the
processing and distribution of motor vehicle claims records in Quebec. CGI
provides the hosting, support and upgrading of the FCSA application and
assures online access to the service for subscribers, who include insurers
issuing automobile insurance policies in Quebec and automobile insurance
brokers.
    With the FCSA providing online access to claims data, subscribers can
learn about their clients' previous claims history and establish fair premiums
for all policyholders.
    "We are extremely satisfied with the quality of service provided by the
CGI team," stated Daniel Demers, Vice-President and General Manager of the
GAA. "Over time, CGI has acquired in-depth knowledge of our business needs,
and this makes them an ideal partner."
    "We are committed to the continued success of our clients and to the
evolution of the insurance sector," affirmed Paul Biron, Senior Vice-President
and General Manager, Technologies & Infrastructure for CGI. "Our extensive
experience with the FCSA has allowed us to continuously improve the solution
and offer the GAA the tools it requires to better respond to the needs of its
subscribers."
    CGI is a major partner of insurance carriers seeking to capitalize on
market opportunities, from consolidation to specialization. CGI's
comprehensive insurance sector capabilities encompass proven solutions and
processes that allow insurers to increase their competitiveness. CGI helps its
clients focus on those functions that achieve market differentiation, such as
product management and distribution channel development, and it delivers
structured platforms that transform functions such as underwriting, policy
administration, premium accounting, and claims. CGI also handles non-core yet
critical functions in order to propel its clients in their drive to achieve
optimal business performance.

    About the Groupement des assureurs automobiles

    The GAA performs a wide range of activities related to the automobile
insurance industry, both on behalf of its members and as an authorized agent
of the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF). These activities include the
management of: the Automobile Statistical Plan; the Fichier central des
sinistres automobiles (Automobile Claims Database), a register of all
automobile related claims; the Insurance Information Centre; and information
and awareness campaigns.

    About CGI

    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.
Website: www.cgi.com.




For further information:

For further information: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global
Communications and Investor Relations, CGI, (514) 841-3355


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