SLOUGH—CA Technologies has hired Tony Mays as UK head of communications, reporting to vice president Sarah Atkinson, who manages EMEA corporate communications for the management software company and was recently named to an additional role as head of global product and technology communications.

Mays brings experience from both agency and in-house roles including internal communications, PR, marketing communications, copywriting, crisis communications and issues management.

He joins CA Technologies from Wind River, a subsidiary of Intel, where he ran the EMEA communications program, managing a network of agencies and developing thought leadership campaigns for the business. He was previously the corporate PR manager for SHL, a market leader in psychometric assessment and talent management and also ran EMEA corporate communications at DuPont.

During his five years spent in agencies, he worked for many clients including Rational Software, Kodak, Epson, Macromedia, Interoute, Packeteer, and Reef.