CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) this week announced it has appointed Richard Beckert executive vice president and chief financial officer of the IT software firm.
Beckert most recently served as CA Technologies’ corporate controller for the past three years. In that role, he was responsible for all the company’s financial planning, accounting, pricing and international reporting activities. Before he joined the company in 2006, he spent 25 years in corporate finance dealing with high-tech firms.
Beckert takes over for Nancy Cooper, who is retiring.
“Rich is an outstanding executive who has a deep understanding of our business, our industry and our customers,” said CA Technologies CEO Bill McCracken. “He will continue to implement a corporate strategy that carefully balances strong expense control, investments in acquisitions and organic development in new and existing markets to drive revenue growth and enhanced returns to our shareholders.”