Prepared By R.R. Donnelley Financial -- Form 8-K
Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  09/11/2006
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number:  0-15086
(State or other jurisdiction of
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
4150 Network Circle
Santa Clara, California 95054-1778
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(650) 960-1300
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02.    Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers
On September 11, 2006, Sun Microsystems, Inc. ("Sun") appointed Kalyani Chatterjee to the position of Chief Accounting Officer (Principal Accounting Officer). The appointment is effective September 14, 2006. The responsibilities of Principal Accounting Officer were previously held by Barry Plaga, who will serve as Sun's Vice President, Financial Global Processes.

Ms. Chatterjee, 43, served as Vice President, Finance and Assistant Controller since February 2006. From March 2004 to February 2006, Ms. Chatterjee served as Sun's Senior Director and Assistant Corporate Controller. From January 2003 to March 2004, Ms. Chatterjee served as the Vice President, Finance with Hotwire, Inc. From January 2000 to November 2002, Ms. Chatterjee served as a Senior Manager at KPMG, LLP.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Date: September 15, 2006
/s/    Michael A. Dillon

Michael A. Dillon
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary