Elgato CEO Freddie Geier has resigned from the company in order to become managing director of Apple Germany. It's Geier's second time working for Apple. He'll take his new post in November.

Elgato creates award-winning products that enable customers to watch, record, edit and share video and TV within the digital home via the Mac. Products include the EyeTV series and EyeConnect.

"Apple Germany is going to be led by a true entrepreneur, we congratulate them and we're very happy for Freddie," said Markus Fest, president and founder of Elgato Systems, who will take over leadership of the company.

"We'd like to express our deep gratitude to Freddie for his outstanding contribution and leadership over the last two years," he told MacCentral.

In his previous job at Apple, Geier was Apple's senior director of business development, but resigned that post in 2003.

Apple recently unveiled its new digital entertainment-centre iMac, which has lacks just "one more thing" - a TV tuner and digital video recorder...