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Trolltech Co-CEO to Step Back

Oct 04, 2007, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Trolltech has announced that on Nov. 1, company co-founder and co-CEO of 13 years Eirik Chambe-Eng will reduce his involvement due to eyesight difficulties. Current co-CEO Haavard Nord will serve as sole CEO, while Trolltech will commence searching for a suitable COO (chief operations officer).

"Chambe-Eng commented, 'I have recently been diagnosed with a condition called AMD (age-related macular degeneration) which impairs my eyesight. Although I am able to function at close to 100 percent at present, the stress and workload associated with being CEO of a public company [are] not compatible with this condition...'"

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