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Novell Changes Leadership

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Novell announced on Tuesday that the previous day its board of directors had promoted Ron Hovsepian, executive VP and president of global field operations, to president and chief operating officer of Novell.

Hovsepian will have direct worldwide responsibility for product development, marketing and field operations, which includes sales, consulting and technical services.

He also, along with former president and still the CEO and chairman of the board, Jack Messman, occupies the newly created "Office of the CEO."

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