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CGI Named 2010 Greater Washington U.S. Government Contractor of the Year

Nov 04, 2010 (04:11 PM EDT)
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FAIRFAX, VA, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ - CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A), was named Contractor of the Year (greater than $300 million annual revenue) during the 8th Annual Greater Washington U.S. Government Contractor Awards last evening. The awards are presented by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce's Greater Washington Government Contractors Council, the Professional Services Council, and Washington Technology.

"CGI had an outstanding year," said George Schindler, President, CGI Federal. "I am incredibly proud of our team—their dedication and commitment to our civilian, defense, and intelligence clients inspires me every day. We are committed to ensuring CGI remains a leader in our industry by continuing our focus on clients, employees, and shareholders."

CGI was recognized for its financial and operational accomplishments as well as its contributions to employees, the contracting industry, and the U.S. Government. Over the past year, thanks to the trust of its clients, CGI Federal had double-digit organic growth and finalized the merger with Stanley, Inc. The company was recognized for its high marks in client satisfaction and for excellence in federal agency support. CGI's corporate social responsibility was also a key factor in its selection, including its pro bono work for the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington, and employees' grassroots community support.

About the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™
Presented by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce's Greater Washington Government Contractors Council (GovCon), Professional Services Council (PSC) and Washington Technology, the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ is the premier celebratory event honoring the leadership, innovation, and commitment to excellence of the people and businesses in the region's government contracting community.

About CGI Federal Inc.
CGI Federal Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to partnering with federal agencies to provide solutions for defense and civilian missions. 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 31,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices and centers of excellence in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. CGI's order backlog is approximately C$13.6 billion and its annualized revenue is approximately C$4.5 billion. CGI shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A) and are included in both, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com.

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