Sun Announces Management Changes
PALO ALTO, California - August 3, 1999 -- Sun Microsystems, Inc., a leader in products, technologies and services for the Internet, today announced that Alan Baratz has resigned to take a position as a managing director at a private equity capital firm. He will remain at Sun through mid August. Baratz was president of the recently formed Software Products and Platforms division. The group includes the Solaris, Java, Jini and developer tools product lines and Sun's developer relations program. For the prior three years, Baratz had been president of the Java Software division. Jon Kannegaard, vice president and general manager of the Java Platform,will assume the acting role of division president, reporting to Sun's president and chief operating officer, Edward J. Zander. Sun will immediately begin an aggressive search for a replacement.
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