CGI Wins $61M Outsourcing Project Extension With Pension Firm; Bjorn Ivroth Comments

CGIEbizLogoCGI‘s Logica subsidiary has won a $61.4 million contract renewal to continue to provide outsourcing and technology services to Sweden-based firm Alecta, CGI said Wednesday.

The new five-year deal, which contains a two-year extension option, includes Logica offerings for mainframe and server operations, application management, workplace communication and management.

Logica will also provide archiving, electronic identification and other logistics services for Alecta, which handles about $77.6 billion in benefits on behalf of two million private and 33,000 pension clients.

“We are extremely pleased that Alecta has placed their trust in us as their close IT partner,” said Bjorn Ivroth, head of CGI’s Sweden business unit. “We look forward to continuing to develop services that support their business goals.”

“After a careful evaluation and based on close cooperation, we feel safe continuing to work with CGI as our IT partner,” said Mikael K. Larsson, Alberta’s chief information officer.

Logica has been supporting Alecta in its information technology development for more than 10 years, providing infrastructure services to the company’s insurance services and products management groups.

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