Sony Corporation Executive Appointments

Jun 17, 2016

Tokyo, Japan - Sony Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 99th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders that took place today, along with the company’s Chairman of the Board, Chairman and Members of the Nominating, Compensation and Audit Committees, Representative Corporate Executive Officers and Corporate Executive Officers appointed at a Meeting of the Board of Directors held after the above mentioned General Meeting of Shareholders.

Members of the Board

*The candidates have not changed since the announcement on May 17.

Kazuo Hirai --- Representative Corporate Executive Officer, President and CEO

Kenichiro Yoshida --- Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Executive Deputy President and CFO

Osamu Nagayama(*) --- Representative Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Takaaki Nimura(*) --- Certified Public Accountant

Eikoh Harada(*) --- Representative Director, Chairman and CEO, Benesse Holdings, Inc.
Representative Director and CEO, Benesse Corporation

Joichi Ito(*) --- Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab

Tim Schaaff --- Chief Product Officer, Intertrust Technologies Corporation
Independent Startup Advisor
Former President, Sony Network Entertainment International LLC

Kazuo Matsunaga(*)--- Vice Chairman of the Board, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation
Former Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry

Koichi Miyata(*) --- President, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.

John V. Roos(*) --- Former United States Ambassador to Japan
Founding Partner, Geodesic Capital

Eriko Sakurai(*) --- Chairman and CEO, Dow Corning Toray Co., Ltd

(*) An Outside Director who satisfies the requirements under Item 15, Article 2 of the Companies Act of Japan

Chairman of the Board

Chairman of the Board --- Osamu Nagayama

Chairman and Members of the Committees

Nominating Committee

Chair --- Osamu Nagayama

Members ---Koichi Miyata, John V. Roos, Kazuo Hirai

Compensation Committee

Chair --- Eikoh Harada

Members --- John V. Roos, Kenichiro Yoshida

Audit Committee

Chair --- Takaaki Nimura

Members --- Kazuo Matsunaga, Eriko Sakurai

Corporate Executive Officers (*concurrently a Director)

*The candidates have not changed since the announcement on May 24.

Representative Corporate Executive Officers

Kazuo Hirai* --- President and Chief Executive Officer

Kenichiro Yoshida* --- Executive Deputy President and Chief Financial Officer

Corporate Executive Officers (EVPs listed in order of appointment)

Tomoyuki Suzuki --- Executive Deputy President
Officer in charge of R&D Platform
In charge of Energy Business and Storage Media Business

Shiro Kambe --- Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Legal, Compliance, Corporate Communications,
CSR and External Relations

Masashi Imamura --- Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Manufacturing, Logistics, Procurement,
Quality & Environment
In charge of Engineering Platform

Shigeki Ishizuka --- Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Imaging Products and Solutions Business
President of Digital Imaging Group
President of Professional Solutions and Services Group

Andrew House --- Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Game & Network Services Business
President and Global CEO, Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC

Michael Lynton --- Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Pictures and Music Businesses
CEO, Sony Entertainment Inc.
Chairman & CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.
CEO, Sony Corporation of America

Ichiro Takagi --- Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Home Entertainment & Sound Business and
Consumer AV Sales & Marketing
Representative Director and President, Sony Visual Products Inc.
Representative Director and President, Sony Video &
Sound Products Inc.

Hiroki Totoki --- Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Mobile Communications Business
In charge of New Business Platform (Strategy)
President & CEO, Sony Mobile Communications Inc.
President and Representative Director, So-net Corporation

Kazushi Ambe(Newly appointed) --- Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Human Resources and
General Affairs

Access full press release here.


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