ISLANDIA, N.Y. — Troubled software maker Computer Associates International Inc. said that it will restate $2.2 billion in revenue that it prematurely booked during fiscal 2000 and 2001, and announced more changes to its management team.
As expected, the company — which is still under investigation for past accounting practices by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Attorney’s Office — said that independent director Kenneth D. Cron will serve as its interim chief executive officer as the company begins its search for a replacement for Sanjay Kumar, who stepped down under pressure last week. Kumar is staying on as chief software architect. Cron, the former chief executive of Vivendi Universal SA’s games division, became a CA director in 2002.
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