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Suse Linux CTO To Exit Novell

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Juergen Geck, former CTO of SUSE Linux, is slated to finish his duties at Novell at the end of this week. Novell declined to comment.

Geck, vice president and SUSE Linux CTO at the company, said in an e-mail that his contract with Novell officially ends June 30. He described the parting as amicable.

After a 10-year stint with SUSE, Geck said he's not yet sure where he will land but is looking to help a smaller firm. "I must say that I don't see it as such bad news. After nearly 10 years at SUSE and now Novell, I think it was time for a change.

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