Former CA Technologies executive will lead aggressive growth plans and product development
Reading, UK, 1st August, 2011, – Numara® Software, a global leader in service management and PC lifecycle management solutions for IT professionals, today announced that highly regarded IT Operations Management industry leader Dave Hansen has joined the company as CEO and board member.
Hansen comes to Numara with a successful track record of managing and creating IT enterprise solutions. He is best known for his role at CA Technologies spearheading IT strategy and application development across a variety of markets. With more than 20 years of professional experience leading large IT organisations, Hansen’s proven track record combined with his execution skills have been instrumental in driving shareholder value.
“As Numara Software continues to evolve and help our customers meet new business challenges, we sought a leader who had direct experience helping IT administrators and CIOs achieve their goals,” said Numara Chairman of the Board John Burton. “Dave’s accomplishments at CA make him an outstanding choice to lead the company into a new era of growth.”
“Numara is in a unique position to expand its leadership in the development of IT management solutions for small, medium and large enterprises,” said Hansen. “As its thousands of customers worldwide can attest, Numara’s intuitive approach is helping transform IT departments from complex and inflexible organisations to fully integrated business units focused on reducing costs and increasing productivity. I’m excited to lead the company as we take this phenomenal platform and expand its core product capabilities to deliver a wider portfolio of solutions to the market.”
Prior to joining Numara, Hansen held several general manager and senior vice president positions at CA Technologies. Most recently, he was responsible for managing the creation and development of a portfolio of cloud products and enterprise solutions that helped large enterprises seamlessly manage the business of IT across distributed, virtualised and cloud-connected environments. Hansen previously led the Security Business Unit and also served as CA’s chief information officer, where he developed a reputation as the company’s best and toughest customer. As CIO he was tasked with implementing the company’s global IT strategy, applications development and IT compliance as well as managing the global CA infrastructure.
Hansen will begin his new duties on 1st August, and will also join Numara's board. He succeeds David Weiss, who after nine successful years leading Numara has decided to pursue other business ventures and charitable activities.
About Numara Software
Numara Software is a leading provider of integrated IT management solutions for Desktop Management, PC Lifecycle Management, Security & Compliance, Help Desk and Service Desk. Designed to optimize IT management, Numara FootPrints and Numara Track-it! collectively support more than 50,000 customer sites and nearly 20 million IT assets worldwide. Widely known for our dedicated focus on ease of use and affordability for our customers, our IT solutions deliver fast time-to-value, increased control, and reduced risk for small businesses to large companies. For more information, visit: http://www.numarasoftware.co.uk
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