Novell Names North Americas Channel President

By Steven Vaughan-Nichols  |  Posted 2006-11-01 Print this article Print

The company makes some changes at the top of its channel program. (Linux-Watch)

Novell on Nov. 1 named Troy Richardson as president of Novell Americas. Richardson, formerly vice president and general manager of sales for Novells Northeast region, will be responsible for the full range of Novells sales and consulting business across the U.S., Latin America, and Canada.
Along with this change, Susan Heystee, the former president of Novell Americas, becomes the VP and general manager for global strategic alliances, a newly created position that recognizes the importance of Novells partner community to Novells success.
Click here to read about Novells Nasdaq headaches. Richardson has over 22 years in the technology industry, with a proven track record for consistently delivering significant revenue and profit growth and building high-performance teams, according to Novell. Richardson joined Novell in July 2005 as VP and general manager for the Northeast Area. Read the full story on Linux-Watch: Novell Names North Americas Channel President Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest open-source news, reviews and analysis.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols is editor at large for Ziff Davis Enterprise. Prior to becoming a technology journalist, Vaughan-Nichols worked at NASA and the Department of Defense on numerous major technological projects. Since then, he's focused on covering the technology and business issues that make a real difference to the people in the industry.

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