News : CGI Signs Eight-year Contract with La Banque Postale
Paris, France, June 1, 2016 -- CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced the signing of a new five-year contract with La Banque Postale, with an option to renew for another three years, to assist the bank with its digital transformation initiatives and the R&D activities of its Information Systems division to accelerate the bank’s business development.
A La Banque Postale partner for the past 12 years and a key player in helping to shape the digital future of France, CGI has provided IT consulting services to La Banque Postale since the bank’s founding.
CGI was selected by La Banque Postale based upon its strong reputation for operational excellence and will support the IT modernization of the bank’s business applications, including upgrading, maintenance, and project, technical and operations support.
"This new contract with CGI is proof of the trust between the two partners. We’ve worked together for 12 years now, and CGI’s teams know how to organize and assist us to ensure that our major transformation projects are successful by helping us achieve greater flexibility for financing some of our key investments," explained Patrick Renouvin, Manager, Information Systems, at La Banque Postale and Réseau La Poste, and a member of the executive committees of both La Banque Postale and Réseau La Poste.
"We are pleased to build upon our strong partnership to assist La Banque Postale with its digital transformation and with the initiatives that will accelerate its future development. Under the contract, CGI will continue to provide operational expertise to the bank by relying on the CGI MAP (Modernization Application Products) solution, a technical and operational mapping tool that performs real-time impact analysis to bolster IT modernization projects," said Gilles Le Franc, Senior Vice-President, France West, CGI.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Thursday, June 2, 2016