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CGI and Rio Tinto Expand Outsourcing Partnership to Include Industry 4.0 Digital Transformation Initiatives


Saguenay, QC, Canada, Oct, 2017 -- CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) is pleased to announce the renewal and expansion of its 30+ year partnership with Rio Tinto Aluminium. The companies have renewed their technology and application management outsourcing contracts, while also expanding their strategic partnership to include the delivery of digital services for Rio Tinto's Aluminium Operational Center.

CGI will work to optimize and improve the agility of Rio Tinto Aluminium's operations, enabling the company to better respond to clients' evolving expectations and deliver personalized products. CGI will work with the aluminium group to drive strategic projects designed to deliver the benefits of Industry 4.0.

"We are pleased to expand this long-term partnership and contribute to the technological development of Rio Tinto Aluminium," said Michael Godin, Senior Vice-President at CGI. "We look forward to developing and implementing a strategy that integrates Industry 4.0 concepts to help the group achieve its business objectives. As a global leader in supply chain optimization, CGI will work closely with the aluminium division to adapt its operational processes through innovative digital technologies."

"CGI has a team of more than 600 professionals in Saguenay who work each day to support organizations like Rio Tinto Aluminum, through the delivery of innovative services", said Vice-President Guylaine Tremblay, who leads CGI's operation in Saguenay. "Our local and global network of experts delivers the capabilities and service excellence our clients require."


Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
Source: CGI

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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