CA Technologies (CA: Quote) announced that it has appointed Michael Gregoire, 46, as its new chief executive officer, effective January 7, 2013. He will succeed William McCracken, 70, who has served as CA Technologies chief executive officer since January, 2010 and who is retiring effective March 31, 2013. McCracken also will leave the CA Technologies Board of Directors effective January 7, 2013.
Gregoire also was elected to the CA Technologies Board of Directors. Gregoire has 25-year of experience in the software and IT services industries. Most recently, Gregoire was chairman, president and chief executive officer of Taleo Corp.
Before joining Taleo, Gregoire spent four years at PeopleSoft, Inc. He was the executive vice president of PeopleSoft Global Services.
Gregoire also spent 12 years at EDS Corp., where he held a number of senior positions including executive director of the global Financial Markets Group, chief technologist for Manufacturing and Financial verticals, as well as several architecture and project management positions. Gregoire will relocate to the New York area.
The company stated that McCracken will continue to lead the company until Gregoire joins on January 7, 2013. He will assist Gregoire in the transition until his retirement on March 31, 2013.
The company also said it has entered into a consulting agreement with McCracken to further help with the transition through December 31, 2013.
by RTT Staff Writer
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