CGI Group -A- : U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs awards a US$17.9 million task order to Stanley, a CGI Federal subsidiary
02/22/2012| 09:30am US/Eastern
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs has
awarded Stanley Associates, Inc. (Stanley), a wholly-owned
subsidiary of CGI Federal Inc. (CGI) (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A),
a US$17.9 million firm-fixed-price task order with a one-year
base and four one-year option periods on its 10-year multiple
award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Global
Support Strategy (GSS) for visa support services contract.
This is the fifth task order won under the GSS contract.
Under this task order award, the company will provide
business process support services to assist with the
processing of non-immigrant and immigrant visa applications,
including providing information to applicants about the visa
application process as well as fee collection, appointment
services, and document delivery at U.S. embassies and
consulates located in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala,
Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
With this award, the company supports visa processing
operations in 25 countries across four regions: Asia; Russia
and its Southern Neighbors; West Africa; and Central America.
"We are pleased to support the Bureau of Consular Affairs in
a new region," said Donna Ryan, President of CGI Federal,
including Stanley. "CGI's worldwide visa experience enables
us to partner with them to leverage global best practices
while ensuring local relevance."
About CGI Federal Inc.
CGI Federal Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary
of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to partnering with federal
agencies to provide solutions for defense, civilian, and
intelligence missions. 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 December 31,
2011, CGI's annualized revenue was
approximately $4.1 billion and its order
backlog was approximately $13.6 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/usfederal.
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