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CA Names Nancy E. Cooper Chief Financial Officer


Brings Nearly 30 Years of Finance Experience to CA

ISLANDIA, N.Y., July 28, 2006 – CA (NYSE: CA) today announced that it has named Nancy E. Cooper as executive vice president and chief financial officer, reporting to John Swainson, CA’s chief executive officer. Her appointment is effective on or about August 15, 2006.

Cooper, 52, most recently served as chief financial officer for IMS Health Incorporated, the world’s leading provider of market intelligence to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.

“Nancy has broad experience as a chief financial officer in the software industry and with public companies,” said Swainson. “She has a successful track record in developing and leading high-performance teams and brings an exemplary combination of business judgment, professional skills and integrity to CA. I also would like to thank Bob Cirabisi, who has served as CA’s interim CFO for the past three months and has done an outstanding job in heading the Finance Department during a very active period.”

Cirabisi will return to his role as the Company’s corporate controller.

In Cooper’s former role as senior vice president and chief financial officer of IMS Health, her responsibilities included finance and accounting, treasury, investor relations, human resources and business development. She was instrumental in integrating IMS’ financial systems and finance teams representing more than 100 countries and closing 30 acquisitions IMS made during her tenure.

Prior to joining IMS Health, Cooper was the chief financial officer of Reciprocal, Inc., a leading digital rights management and consulting firm whose clients included McGraw Hill, Sony, Time Warner and Reuters. In addition, Cooper served as the chief financial officer of Pitney Bowes Credit Corporation, an international credit company.

In 1998, Cooper served as a partner responsible for finance and administration at General Atlantic Partners, a private equity firm focused on software and services investments.

From 1976 to 1998, Cooper held various positions of increasing responsibility at IBM, including CFO of the Global Industries Division, assistant corporate controller, and controller and treasurer of IBM Credit Corporation. Prior to that, she served as director of financial management systems, pricing and financial planning at IBM, responsible for pricing strategy and financial planning management among many IBM divisions worldwide.

Cooper holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics and political science from Bucknell University and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

About CA

CA (NYSE: CA), one of the world’s largest information technology (IT) management software companies, unifies and simplifies the management of enterprise-wide IT. Founded in 1976, CA is headquartered in Islandia, N.Y., and serves customers in more than 140 countries. For more information, please visit


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