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Taylor Wimpey signs five-year contract renewal with CGI to drive service improvement and innovation

CGI to provide managed IT services and consultancy to enable business change and modernisation.

London, United Kingdom, 11 January 2016 -  

CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) today announces that Taylor Wimpey, one of the leading residential developers in the UK, has expanded its long-term relationship with CGI by signing a five year managed services contract renewal worth £22 million. The renewal will allow Taylor Wimpey to achieve significant service efficiencies and service improvements, while supporting IT modernisation and business change.

Under the terms of the new contract, CGI will provide Service Delivery and Technology Managed Services in key areas such as service desk support, end user computing, unified communications, applications management and enterprise services management. Taylor Wimpey will also leverage CGI’s technology capabilities and expertise to drive transformation in areas such as Customer Experience Management (CEM) and future cloud strategy.

These initiatives will be managed via an enhanced Governance and Relationship Management model, which is specifically designed to drive broader executive engagement and ensure alignment between technology initiatives and business objectives.

“This contract renewal will help us drive significant service improvements, allowing us to focus more resources on driving growth and what matters most to our business - our customers. Moreover it enables us to extend our long-standing relationship with CGI, ensuring smooth continuation of services, while making the most of the knowledge and expertise that CGI has already acquired whilst working with us for the past decade.” said Andy Feldon, IT Director at Taylor Wimpey.

“Having worked with Taylor Wimpey for more than 10 years, we are very excited about this new stage of our partnership and we look forward to strengthening our relationship with the executive team to ensure technology modernisation is aligned to the company’s business objectives. Taylor Wimpey has a proven track record of being at the forefront of service excellence and innovation and we are committed to supporting them in cementing their position as a leader in the industry,” said Matthew Grisoni, Vice President, UK Oil, Gas & Industries at CGI.

About CGI

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, and infrastructure management, as well as a wide range of proprietary solutions. With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog of approximately C$20 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB).Website: www.cgi.com.

About Taylor Wimpey

Taylor Wimpey plc is a UK-focused residential developer which also has operations in Spain.  Our vision is to become the UK’s leading residential developer for creating value and delivering quality.

For further information, please visit the Group’s website:
www.taylorwimpey.co.uk

For more information

Jenny Thorpe
Head of External Communications UK, 
jenny.thorpe@cgi.com 
+44 (0)7771 815428