LONDON, February 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CA , the world's leading independent provider of IT management software, is strengthening its European management team to drive further growth throughout the region.

CA today announced that Patrick Starck, who was previously Corporate Senior Vice President (SVP) and Head of Sales for CA's EMEA region, has been promoted to Corporate SVP and Chairman, CA Europe, while Kevin Tumulty, who was previously SVP and General Manager Area Sales for CA's Northern and Southern Europe region, has been appointed SVP and Head of Sales for Europe.

With this announcement, CA underscores its leadership position in enterprise IT Management, including emerging areas such as cloud computing and virtualisation, says Mark Thompson, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales Patrick and Kevin will be instrumental in CA's growth strategy, building on the success that has been taking place in recent years, creating new customer relationships, cementing existing ones, and broadening the business to include all the latest and exciting products and services.

As Corporate SVP and Chairman, CA Europe, Starck will be involved in the development and execution of CA's growth plans and business development in the European market. He will continue to establish strategic relationships across major industry stakeholders; act as the local spokesperson for the Company's industry analysts, media, and political institutions; and will engage with key government agencies and influencers by leveraging web social networking.

Patrick has a wealth of IT leadership experience and has held regional positions at HP, Compaq and IBM throughout his career.

Tumulty will have management responsibility for the European and Israeli sales teams. He brings a wealth of talent and strong international experience to this leadership role, having previously established an exceptional team of CA sales and technical professionals across the region. Prior to joining CA, Kevin held EMEA, Regional, and Global roles in public and private equity- backed enterprise software companies.

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Press Contact Sarah Atkinson Vice President, Communications CA EMEA Tel: +44-1753-242191


CONTACT: Press Contact: Sarah Atkinson, Vice President, Communications, CAEMEA, Tel: +44-1753-242191,