Fifth year of certification demonstrates CGI’s commitment to delivering an exceptional experience to its employees

London, United Kingdom, 28 February 2018

CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) has been certified as a Top Employer UK for the fifth year in a row by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional workforce planning, career and succession management, culture, learning and development, and leadership development.

The annual international research conducted by the Top Employers Institute evaluates the employee conditions of leading employers around the world, measuring their work environments against rigorous international standards.

CGI, one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world, employs around 6,000 professionals in the UK. It provides end-to-end IT and business process services that work side-by-side with clients to help maximise the technologies that transform their business.

CGI’s operations in Canada, India, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Netherlands and Sweden also received Top Employer 2018 certification. In addition, CGI has been certified as a Top Employer Europe for 2018 for the fifth straight year.

“It’s through our talented professionals that we help our clients make the most of the technologies that run their business and open the doors of the digital world,” said Tara McGeehan, President, CGI in the UK. “Continued certification by the Top Employers Institute is in recognition of the collaborative and progressive working practices we strive to put in place for all of our members.”

David Plink, CEO at the Top Employers Institute, noted: “From our research, we have seen how the organisations certified as one of the Top Employers 2018 put the development of their people first and are continuously working to optimise their HR and people development practices. CGI forms part of this select group of employers. Now that they have received the Top Employers 2018 certification, they can rightfully consider themselves at the top of an exclusive group of the world’s best employers. An achievement they can truly be proud of.”

About Top Employers

The Top Employers Institute globally certifies excellence in the conditions that employers create for their people. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company has recognized top employers around the world since 1991. For more information, visit www.top-employers.com.

About CGI

Founded in 1976, CGI is the fifth largest independent IT and business consulting services firm in the world. With approximately 72,500 professionals worldwide, CGI delivers an end-to-end portfolio of high-end IT and business consulting services, systems integration and IT and business process outsourcing services. CGI's client proximity model, best-fit global delivery network, and intellectual property solutions help clients accelerate results and digitally transform their organizations. With annual revenue of C$10.8 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website: www.cgi.com.

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Jenny McGowan
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