Borland Software

(BORL)

said Monday that John Olsen was appointed chairman, succeeding William Hooper, who will continue as a board member.

Olsen served as president and chief operating officer of

Business Objects

(BOBJ)

from 2001 to 2004. He joined the Borland board in February 2005.

Just last week, the company said that former

Dell

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executive Peter Morowski would step in as the head of its research and development division.

Morowski took over for Rick Jackson, Borland's chief marketing officer who had also been running the R&D department since late last year.