PALO ALTO, CA: Sun Microsystems is believed to be searching for a
vice-president of corporate communications, according to a US headhunter
document obtained by PRWeek's US sister title.
The position is described in a leaked Egon Zehnder International
document as: 'Reporting directly to the senior vice-president and chief
marketing officer, this position will head the central corporate
communications group and will be responsible for the full range of
external communications...' and 'managing the relationship with outside
Sun's PR relationships have been through several upheavals recently.
In February, Sun dropped Burson-Marsteller in favour of Eastwick
Communications, Fleishman-Hillard-owned KVO, Alexander Ogilvy and
Eastwick and KVO have since been dropped after a review earlier this
Sun senior director of corporate comms Jeremy Barnish said that Sun does
not comment on speculation.