Novell Appoints Amnon Harman as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for EMEA

March 4, 2004

Today, Novell announces that SUSE COO Amnon Harman, with immediate effect, assumes the role of Novell Vice President and COO for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).


As a member of Novell's EMEA Management team, Harman will be responsible for defining and executing the Novell strategy in EMEA and will position Novell EMEA for further growth and ensure that Novell meets the increasing requirements of customers, partners, and shareholders. In addition, Amnon Harman takes responsibility for Finance & Administration, Legal and the Internal IT department within Novell EMEA.

"Amnon Harman has the experience a COO needs and has a great understanding of the IT market." said Richard Seibt, President Novell-EMEA. "By refining and optimizing workflows and infrastructure in the integrated Novell and SUSE Linux organisation, Amnon helps to keep our promise to the market: To deliver a full range of products from the server to the desktop, including leading networking, security and management solutions and accompanied by world class technical support, training and consulting services."

Amnon Harman who joined SUSE Linux in July 2003, as Chief Operating Officer will maintain his responsibilities at SUSE Linux AG..

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