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Zander joins Sun executives on exit chute

Sun Microsystems president and chief operating officer, Ed Zander will retire on 1 July, the end of the company's financial year....

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Sun Microsystems president and chief operating officer, Ed Zander will retire on 1 July, the end of the company's financial year.

Zander's departure adds to the growing list of executives that Sun has recently shed. The trend began last month when John Shoemaker, Sun's executive vice-president of computer systems, announced that he would be leaving in July.

Then last week, the company's chief financial officer Michael Lehman said that he too was retiring. A day later, Larry Hambly, executive vice-president of the company's Enterprise Services group, also announced his departure.

The executive reshuffling comes after the company reported a third-quarter results slightly above analyst expectations, marking what some analysts believe is Sun's return to profitability.

In July, Zander will hand over full-time responsibilities to Sun's chief executive officer and chairman, Scott McNealy. Zander will remain in a "mentoring" role throughout the calendar year, Sun said.

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