Christine G. Hughes, formerly vice president of integrated marketing at Xerox Corporation, is Novell's new senior vice president of corporate marketing.

Hughes will be responsible for worldwide marketing efforts and will help develop increased public recognition of the firm.Two former WordPerfect executives have also been named to corporate Novell positions.

Duff Thompson will become senior vice president of corporate development, managing Novell's strategic partner relationships as well as all merger and acquisition-related activities.

John Lewis, the new senior vice president of service and support, will be responsible for Novell programs such as the Novell Authorized Service Centers with 1,300 partners globally.