Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 05, 2014
Who: CGI Federal recognized by the Coalition for Government Procurement. The Coalition serves as a voice for commercial service and product companies selling in the federal market.
What: CGI Federal will be presented with an Excellence in Partnership (EIP) award for Best Veteran Hiring program. The EIP recognizes a government agency or contractor for promoting and executing a robust and successful veteran hiring, teaming or subcontracting program to the benefit of men and women in uniform.
Where: The awards gala will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
When: November 5, 2014
How: CGI Federal participates in various hiring and community initiatives for the men and women who have served our country. As a Veteran-led company, CGI Federal has committed to hiring more than 100 Veterans in 2014 and completed the necessary steps for certification as part of the Department of Veterans Services’ (DVS) Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program. Through partnership with DVS and the 100,000 Jobs Mission, CGI Federal has hired more than 1,000 Veterans in the last three years. Veterans typically make up about one-fourth of CGI Federal’s new hire population each year.
CGI supports several charitable veterans’ organizations, including Team Fisher House, Operation Homefront and the Wounded Warrior Project.
The president of CGI Federal is retired Army Lieutenant General, and former Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, James B. Peake, MD.
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, civilian, and intelligence missions. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 68,000 professionals serve thousands of global clients from offices and delivery centers across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, infrastructure management as well as a wide range of proprietary solutions. With annualized revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$18 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website: http://www.cgi.com. For more information:
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