From the Wires
CGI refreshes its brand to reflect its expanded global presence and service offering
All former Logica operations will now go to market as CGI
By: Marketwired .
Jan. 14, 2013 06:30 AM
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 01/14/13 -- CGI Group Inc. (TSX:GIB.A) (NYSE:GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, today launched an updated brand to signify an historic milestone3/4the doubling of its size and geographic footprint following the close of the Logica transaction on August 20, 2012. The combined company has approximately 72,000 members in more than 40 countries and approximately C$10 billion in annualized revenue.
With the integration of Logica well underway, the combined global company will begin going to market under a unified CGI brand. The latest evolution - the 5th in CGI's 36 year history - demonstrates the effectiveness and consistency of the CGI strategy and business model. It includes updated messaging and visual identity platforms to demonstrate its presence, its enhanced service capabilities and broad domain expertise around the world.
"The evolution of CGI's brand is key to reflecting the strengths of our combined business and positions us as a unified, global champion," said Lorne Gorber, Senior Vice-President, Global Communications and Investor Relations. "Our identity reflects our reputation for listening and putting our clients and their aspirations first. We strive to be the most committed and reliable partner for them, providing innovative thinking and a consultative approach in advancing their strategic goals, wherever they need us, anytime."
The update also includes an evolution of the CGI logo which has been enlarged and simplified to demonstrate a direct, powerful presence for CGI in the market going forward. The company's tagline, Experience the commitment®, remains the same to signify the continuity of CGI's commitment to serving as a trusted partner to clients, a commitment consistently achieved through application of its client proximity model and the CGI Management Foundation.
The updated CGI brand is visible on CGI.com and the new logo can be downloaded here.
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. With approximately 72,000 members located in offices and global delivery centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, CGI offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, infrastructure management as well as a wide range of proprietary solutions. Further to the recent completion of the Logica acquisition, CGI's annualized revenue is approximately C$10.4 billion, with an estimated order backlog of approximately C$17.6 billion; CGI's shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A) and are included in the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com.
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