Monday, April 24, 2006
PRNewswire-FirstCall - Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW) announced today that its board of directors has appointed Jonathan Schwartz as the Company's chief executive officer. The appointment is the result of Sun's on-going succession planning process and is effective immediately. Schwartz, 40, succeeds Scott McNealy, 51, who will continue serving as chairman of the board and a full time employee, devoted to expanding market opportunities for Sun around the globe. Schwartz also retains the title of president.