DETROIT, April 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced several changes to its Board of Directors.
- David Fubini, a senior director of McKinsey & Company, Inc., and Lee Roberts, the former chief executive officer of FileNet, were appointed to the company's Board of Directors, effective April 5, 2013.
- W. James Prowse has retired from the Board, effective March 31, 2013. Prowse is retiring from the Board after many years of service to focus on his role as chief financial officer of Covisint and that company's pending initial public offering.
- Gurminder S. Bedi has assumed the position of Chairman of the Board, effective April 1, 2013. Bedi replaces Peter Karmanos, Jr., who had previously announced his intention to retire on March 31, 2013, the end of the company's fiscal year. Karmanos cofounded Compuware in 1973 and had been the Chairman of the Board since the company went public in 1992. Bedi has served as one of Compuware's directors since October 2002. He is a private investor and formerly served as a vice president of Ford Motor Company during a 30-year career there. Bedi also serves on the board of directors of KEMET Corporation and Actuant Corporation, serving on the Governance and Compensation committees for both companies.