The CGI Group appoints LJ Baillargeon Worldwide Chief Financial Officer as it prepares to execute its Total Communications Strategy

Jersey City, New Jersey, April 07, 2006: The CGI Group (Holdings) Limited, announced today that LJ Baillargeon has joined as Worldwide Chief Financial Officer. For the past six years, Mr. Baillargeon worked for Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NYSE: ADP) and most recently was the Controller of ADP’s $1 billion dollar Investor Communication Services unit. Prior to that, he held the position of CFO with Cunningham Graphics International, a high growth, publicly traded company with $150 million dollars in revenue, which was acquired by ADP’s Investor Communication Services unit in 2000.

In his new role, Mr. Baillargeon will be based in CGI’s Jersey City offices and take responsibility for the finance operations of the worldwide group.

“LJ’s background with a big four public accounting firm, as the CFO of a global publicly traded company and the Controller of a large division of a AAA rated company has positioned him with the experience and knowledge needed to successfully take on the role of Worldwide Chief Financial Officer”, stated Peter Furlonge. “We are very pleased to have LJ as a key member of our team and are excited about the contributions that he will make to our worldwide group as we look to aggressively grow and evolve the company to become a total communications partner to our valued client base”, Furlonge continued.

About the CGI Group
The CGI Group is a leading provider of worldwide print and communications with roughly $140 million in revenues and 800 employees. The business operates in strategic geographic markets worldwide including Jersey City, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sydney, and Manila. The CGI Group is the world’s largest producer of time-sensitive investment research, the 4th largest financial printing company in the United States and one of the largest commercial printers in the North-eastern United States.

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Rob Sternau
CGI North America, Inc.