CGI Awarded ID/IQ Subcontract Supporting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Information Management Services (CIMS)

Dec 21, 2010, 08:30 ET from CGI GROUP INC.

Management consulting, information management services support public health mission

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FAIRFAX, VA, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ - CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) has been awarded an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) subcontract in support of a contract award to ICF International by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for CDC Information Management Services (CIMS).

The multiple-award contract was organized into three domain areas: Information Management, Management Consulting, and Infrastructure. As part of the ICF team, CGI will support the Information Management and Management Consulting domains which have a potential value of US$4 billion to be competitively awarded among domain awardees. The term includes two base years and four two-year options.

CIMS is a CDC-wide contract that will consolidate information technology, management consulting, and technology infrastructure activities for the next decade. These services support CDC's 1,300 public health projects worldwide. Under the contract, CGI will provide a full range of IT and consulting services, including website development and support, business intelligence services, and application development.

"CDC is at the forefront of improving the public's health - something that impacts all of us. We are proud to partner with ICF to support the agency's efforts to further the health and protection of the American public through CIMS," said Cheryl Campbell, Senior Vice-President, CGI. "CGI will bring our strong combination of federal health domain expertise, technology experience and proven program management discipline to help CDC advance their important public health mission."

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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