CA Technologies, an IT management software and solutions company, has promoted Richard Beckert to executive vice president (EVP) and chief financial officer (CFO). He succeeds Nancy Cooper, who recently announced her retirement. Beckert, who has more than 25 years experience in high-tech corporate finance, has served as CA Technologies corporate controller for the past three years.
In that role, Beckert was responsible for all the company’s financial planning, accounting, pricing and international reporting activities. He joined the company in 2006 as a senior vice president (SVP) responsible for strategic pricing and offerings.
Before joining CA Technologies, Beckert held a number of senior management positions at IBM, including division controller for IBM’s Data Management and Lotus divisions. He also served as director of financial operations for IBM Americas. Beckert earned a BSc degree in finance administration from Northeastern University in Boston.
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