ISLANDIA, NY: Bill Hughes has joined CA (formerly known as Computer Associates) as SVP, head of corporate communications.He was previously VP of global communications and public affairs at IMS Health.
Jennifer Hallahan, director of corporate PR at CA, noted that Hughes would oversee PR, public affairs, executive communications, employee communications, community relations, and industry relations operations. He will also be a member of CA's Senior Leadership team.
Coinciding with Hughes hiring, corporate communications will now report to corporate marketing under CMO Don Friedman. The company is embroiled in a ongoing multi-billion dollar accounting fraud that has entangled Sanjay Kumar, former chief executive officer and former sales executive Stephen Richards. On Monday, Kumar and Richards please guilty to securities fraud and obstruction in a Brooklyn, NY Federal District Court.