MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 30, 2012) - CGI Group Inc. (TSX:GIB.A)(NYSE:GIB), a leading provider of end-to-end information technology and business process services, will host its Annual General Meeting of shareholders and release its fiscal 2012 first quarter results on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. The Annual General Meeting will be held at the Omni Mont-Royal Hotel in Montreal (1050 Sherbrooke Street West) at 11 a.m. (EST). For those who are unable to attend in person, the Company will webcast the meeting live on its website at www.cgi.com/investors.
CGI shareholders of record at the close of business on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 will be entitled to vote on matters considered at the meeting. CGI Group Inc.'s Management Proxy Circular was mailed to shareholders on Thursday December 22, 2011. The 2011 annual report was also mailed to shareholders who had requested it. These documents are available on the Company's website.
In addition CGI will release its fiscal 2012 first quarter results on February 1, 2012 before markets open and hold its first quarter conference call at 9:00 a.m. (EST) on that day. During the call, Michael E. Roach, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David Anderson, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss CGI's results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 ended December 31, 2011. Participants may listen to the call by dialing 866-226-1792 or through the Internet at www.cgi.com/investors, where supporting slides will also be available.
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 Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia Pacific. As at September 30, 2011, CGI's revenue was $4.3 billion and its order backlog was $13.5 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in both the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com.