Dewar to lead growth in CGI IP, cyber security and enterprise information management

Sydney, Australia, 15 March 2016

CGI  (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A), a leading global provider of IT and business process services, announced today that it has appointed Robert Dewar to the position of Senior Vice-President and Business Unit leader, Australia.

Dewar has over 25 years’ experience in the IT industry delivering results for clients across the public sector, financial services, education, commercial, transportation, airlines and airport industries. In his new role, Dewar will be driving growth in Australia’s outsourcing, systems integration and consulting services, along with a focus on providing cross-industry solutions leveraging CGI’s intellectual property.

“Robert’s experience in digital business transformation and previous leadership of cross-cultural teams across the Asia Pacific region will enable our teams in Australia to bring CGI’s innovative services and solutions to clients,” said Colin Holgate, President of the Asia Pacific region.

“In addition to its full end-to-end managed services offering, CGI in Australia is focused on providing clients with a compliance-based approach to cyber security, digital transformation through Enterprise Information Management and BI, along with a large portfolio of CGI-developed solutions such as Collections360®, a comprehensive managed services approach to collections and debt management,” added Robert Dewar, Senior Vice President and Business Unit leader, Australia. “I am looking forward to leading the teams across Australia to help accelerate the innovation we’re bringing to clients.”

About CGI

Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 65,000 professionals serve thousands of global clients from offices and delivery centres 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 and infrastructure management, as well as 150 IP-based services and solutions. With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$20 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website: cgi.com.

Local media contact:
Jaime Zulkifli
Director – Asia Pacific Communications, CGI
+61 408 782 629
jaime.zulkifli@cgi.com