CGI Announces Leadership Adjustments in its U.S. Operations

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CGI Group Inc., (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology (IT) and business process services announces the appointment of George Schindler, currently President, CGI Federal, to President U.S. Operations, effective Oct. 1, 2011 and Donna Ryan to President, CGI Federal, subject to the approval of the Defense Security Service (DSS). In addition, Donna Morea, current President of CGI’s U.S. and India operations is retiring after a successful 31-year career with the company.

With these leadership adjustments, I remain confident that our world-class team is well positioned to continue delivering exceptional value to our clients and investors,” said Michael E. Roach, President and CEO, CGI

CGI Group Inc., (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology (IT) and business process services announces the appointment of George Schindler, currently President, CGI Federal, to President U.S. Operations, effective Oct. 1, 2011 and Donna Ryan to President, CGI Federal, subject to the approval of the Defense Security Service (DSS). In addition, Donna Morea, current President of CGI’s U.S. and India operations is retiring after a successful 31-year career with the company.

“I would like to thank Donna Morea for her tremendous contribution to CGI and I am pleased that she has agreed to be nominated for election to our Board of Directors at our Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in February 2012 so that we may continue to benefit from her experience,” said Michael E. Roach, President and CEO. “With these leadership adjustments, I remain confident that our world-class team is well positioned to continue delivering exceptional value to our clients and investors.”

Throughout his career with CGI, George Schindler has held a variety of senior leadership positions across both the public and private sectors. Prior to serving as President of CGI Federal, George had overall responsibility for CGI operations in the Greater New York region, while also overseeing our U.S. Banking and Financial Service practice. He was instrumental in driving innovation across CGI’s market-leading IP portfolio for this important sector. Under George’s leadership, CGI Federal was named the 2010 Greater Washington “U.S. Government Contractor of the Year” (greater than $300 million) by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, the Professional Services Council, and Washington Technology. These same organizations have also nominated George as “Executive of the Year 2011”.

Throughout her 24-year career with CGI, Donna Ryan has been responsible for the strategy, planning, and successful delivery of services and solutions to CGI’s federal civilian agency clients. Donna’s many accomplishments include the strategic transformation of the company’s leading ERP solution for government, Momentum®, into a full scale Managed Services program, supporting such major U.S. government agencies such as the Department of State, the General Services Administration and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

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 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. As at June 30, 2011, CGI's annualized revenue was approximately C$4.2 billion and its order backlog was approximately C$12.7 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: http://www.cgi.com.

For more information:
Lorne Gorber
Senior Vice-President, Global Communications and Investor Relations
lorne.gorber(at)cgi(dot)com
514 841-3355

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