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CA Technologies names Michael P Gregoire CEO

CA Southern Africa has announced that the board of directors of CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) has announced the appointment of Michael P Gregoire, 46, as the company’s new chief executive officer, effective 7 January 2013.

Gregoire is a 25-year veteran of the software and IT services industries.

He will succeed William E McCracken, 70, who has served as CA Technologies chief executive officer since January 2010, and who is retiring effective 31 March 2013. McCracken also will leave the CA Technologies Board of Directors effective 7 January 2013.

Most recently, Gregoire was chairman, president and chief executive officer of Taleo Corp, a cloud-based talent management software company. During his seven years leading Taleo, Gregoire successfully managed an IPO in 2005 and grew revenue from $78 million to $324 million. Taleo was acquired early in 2012 by Oracle Corporation for nearly $2 billion.

Before joining Taleo, Gregoire spent four years at PeopleSoft, a provider of software solutions for human resource management, financial management, supply chain, customer relationship management and enterprise performance management. While there, he was the executive vice-president of PeopleSoft Global Services, leading a team of 4 000 professionals with annual revenue of $2 billion.

Gregoire holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physics and computing from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Master of Business Administration degree from California Coast University. He also serves on the Board of Directors of ShoreTel (NASDAQ: SHOR), a telecommunications company.

CA Technologies

CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments – from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services. CA Technologies' innovative products and services provide the insight and control essential for IT organisations to power business agility. The majority of the Global Fortune 500 relies on CA Technologies to manage evolving IT ecosystems. For additional information, visit CA Technologies at

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CA Southern Africa – IT management expert

CA Southern Africa is SA’s leading IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments  from mainframe and distributed  to virtual and cloud.

It utilises international innovation, augmented by locally-based exceptional expertise, to simplify, manage and secure IT and support complex computing environments. Its solutions enable the construction of cloud platforms and are the building blocks for cloud-based IT.

Through its solutions and services, the company provides the means by which its customers can translate the promise of flexible IT and agile business into a reality.

CA Southern Africa is the sole representative of CA Technologies in sub-Saharan Africa and is a member of the JSE listed EOH group of companies.


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