CA Technologies says that Gonçalo Leitão has joined the Company as Vice President (VP) of Services for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In this role, he assumes responsibility for CA Services operations throughout the region, and is charged with ensuring customers continue to achieve rapid, enduring results and maximum business value from their investment in CA Technologies solutions. Gonçalo Leitão joins CA Technologies after 16 years at SAP, during which time he was appointed to many senior worldwide management roles.
“I am delighted to be joining CA Technologies—a leader in IT management with an end-to-end portfolio of technology and services that deliver Business Service Innovation,” says Gonçalo Leitão. “I look forward to helping customers succeed at every stage of their CA Technologies lifecycle—from strategy and consulting to implementation and management. I am confident we have the people, the integrated technologies, and the vision to inspire customer success, whether it is in the mainframe, distributed, virtual or cloud environments.”
In his role as VP of CA Services for EMEA, Gonçalo Leitão will help customers innovate to drive competitive differentiation, and enable them to identify new revenue streams to drive growth and obtain increased value from IT. Moreover, he and his team of CA Services experts will assist customers to develop the capabilities necessary to become an agile business—creating speed, managing cost and risk, and delivering the innovation which inspires increased performance.
A Portuguese national, Gonçalo Leitão joins CA Technologies with an outstanding career track record. His 16 years at SAP included many high-level and influential roles, including Chief Operating Officer EMEA, Senior Vice President Business Transformation and Program Office EMEA, and Senior Vice President Head of Field Services EMEA South.
Prior to SAP, he worked at Dun & Bradstreet Software in Portugal and was responsible for launching their client server application software.
“Gonçalo Leitão’s appointment is a major coup for CA Technologies,” says Marco Comastri, President, EMEA, CA Technologies. "During his 16 year career at SAP, he repeatedly displayed a remarkable set of talents that set the gold standard for services delivery at the company. I am confident he will do the same at CA Technologies. His appointment will herald a new era in CA Technologies service delivery in EMEA: one rooted in Business Service Innovation, a proven, repeatable methodology, and rapid outcomes.”
Gonçalo Leitão will be based at CA Technologies EMEA headquarters in Morges, Switzerland.
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