Technology provider Sun Microsystems Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., is creating two new business organizations to add more efficiencies to its software and marketing operations. Sun Software will unify the company's existing software units and product brands, including the Solaris Operating Environment, Java platform and Sun ONE. Sun One includes Web server, directory server, application server and portal server products.
The software organization will be headed by Jonathan Schwartz, currently Sun's chief strategy officer. Schwartz, 36, who will become executive vice president of Sun Software, joined the company in 1996 when Sun purchased Internet tools provider Lighthouse Design Ltd. Schwartz served as chief executive officer for Lighthouse.
Marketing and Business Development will be headed by Mark Tolliver, currently the president of Sun’s iPlanet integration unit. Tolliver, 50, will become executive vice president, Marketing and Business Development, and chief strategy officer.
Schwartz and Tolliver will begin their new duties on July 1.
In another personnel move, Sun named Pat Sueltz executive vice president of Software Systems. Sueltz will take over Sun’s Enterprise Services organization from Larry Hambly, who is retiring.
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