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January 30, 1996 | JULIE PITTA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To blow off steam, Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Chief Executive Scott McNealy often rents an ice rink to play a rough-and-tumble game of hockey with a gang of other transplants from the East. Those who know him well say McNealy conducts business much like he plays hockey. "He tends toward the brute-force approach," says an executive who has both worked and played with McNealy. Sun's negotiations to buy its troubled Silicon Valley neighbor Apple Computer Inc.
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April 25, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Scott McNealy, the often acerbic co-founder of Sun Microsystems Inc. and one of Microsoft Corp.'s harshest critics, stepped down as chief executive after 22 years Monday as the pioneering maker of computer servers reported its latest quarterly loss. Sun President Jonathan Schwartz takes on the responsibilities of chief executive, while McNealy remains the chairman and a full-time employee of the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company. "This isn't about me.
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October 7, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Sun Microsystems Inc. Chief Executive Scott McNealy apologized to the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday for remarks that included calling the regulatory agency's actions "absolutely wacko." In a letter to SEC Chairman William H. Donaldson, McNealy expressed his "sincerest apologies" for his "imprudent remarks" made Wednesday in Toronto. In the speech, McNealy also called last year's Sarbanes-Oxley corporate governance law a "disaster."
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October 7, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Sun Microsystems Inc. Chief Executive Scott McNealy apologized to the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday for remarks that included calling the regulatory agency's actions "absolutely wacko." In a letter to SEC Chairman William H. Donaldson, McNealy expressed his "sincerest apologies" for his "imprudent remarks" made Wednesday in Toronto. In the speech, McNealy also called last year's Sarbanes-Oxley corporate governance law a "disaster."
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April 25, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Scott McNealy, the often acerbic co-founder of Sun Microsystems Inc. and one of Microsoft Corp.'s harshest critics, stepped down as chief executive after 22 years Monday as the pioneering maker of computer servers reported its latest quarterly loss. Sun President Jonathan Schwartz takes on the responsibilities of chief executive, while McNealy remains the chairman and a full-time employee of the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company. "This isn't about me.
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March 21, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Sun Microsystems Inc., accused in a lawsuit of firing U.S. employees in favor of cheaper workers from India, does not discriminate and followed the law, Chief Executive Scott McNealy said. Walter Kruz, a former manager at Sun, said he was fired from the software engineering job he held from 2000 to 2001 because he is a U.S. citizen. Kruz's suit is baseless, McNealy said on a visit to India, noting: "We did exactly the right thing, followed the law and we don't discriminate in any shape or form."
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February 18, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sun Microsystems Unit Names New President: J. Philip Samper, 59, a venture capitalist and former vice chairman of Eastman Kodak Co., will head Sun's principal business unit. Samper will run Sun Microsystems Computer Corp., which develops and sells Sun's computer workstations and serves as the marketing organization for the company's software, chips and services.
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April 22, 1999
Sun Microsystems Inc., one of the biggest makers of computers that run Internet sites, named Chief Operating Officer Ed Zander as president, buttressing his position as Sun's No. 2 executive. The news comes amid speculation that Zander, 52, could be wooed away from Sun to run Hewlett-Packard Co. or Compaq Computer Corp., both of which are looking for new chief executives. Zander would not say whether either company had contacted him.
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January 22, 1998 | Reuters
Sun Microsystems Inc. said it named Ed Zander, president of Sun's computer business, as chief operating officer, officially making him the No. 2 executive to Sun Chief Executive Scott McNealy. While the move could be viewed as making Zander the heir apparent to McNealy, many analysts point out that McNealy, 43, is not expected to step down any time soon.
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January 30, 1996 | JULIE PITTA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To blow off steam, Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Chief Executive Scott McNealy often rents an ice rink to play a rough-and-tumble game of hockey with a gang of other transplants from the East. Those who know him well say McNealy conducts business much like he plays hockey. "He tends toward the brute-force approach," says an executive who has both worked and played with McNealy. Sun's negotiations to buy its troubled Silicon Valley neighbor Apple Computer Inc.
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September 26, 2001 | Reuters
Network computer maker Sun Microsystems Inc. will announce a "digital identity" initiative today, a move that appeared to take aim at an old foe--Microsoft Corp.--and the software giant's Passport system for Internet commerce. Sun said that Chairman and Chief Executive Scott McNealy will unveil the initiative "surrounding digital identity solutions" with an alliance of industry partners in a morning conference call.
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