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SUSE Taps Bowman to Lead North America Sales Organization

Successful stint in Latin America for Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE leads to new position

NUREMBERG, Germany, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SUSE® today announced the appointment of Edwin L. Bowman III as vice president of North America Sales. In his new position, Bowman is responsible for leading SUSE solution sales activities in the United States and Canada.

With 22 years in the IT industry, Bowman brings extensive sales and management experience to this position. He previously served as vice president and general manager for Latin America, leading sales and operations for Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE. Prior to joining The Attachmate Group, Bowman was a sales director for NCR Corporation. He earned his MBA from the University of Cincinnati along with bachelor's degrees in management and finance.

"North America is a significant and strategically important market for SUSE," said Nils Brauckmann, president and general manager of SUSE. "Edwin's enterprise solutions expertise, his extensive leadership in channel and direct sales, and the invaluable experience gained from his recent successful efforts in Latin America make him an excellent choice to continue and grow SUSE's success in North America."

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