Sony Corporation Executive Appointments
Tokyo, Japan - Sony Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 98th 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 April 30.
Kazuo Hirai --- Representative Corporate Executive Officer, President and CEO
Kenichiro Yoshida --- Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Executive Deputy President and CFO
Kanemitsu Anraku(*) --- Director, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
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 --- Retired President, Sony Network Entertainment International LLC
Independent Startup Advisor
Kazuo Matsunaga(*) --- Retired Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
Koichi Miyata(*) --- President, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.
John V. Roos(*) --- Former United States Ambassador to Japan
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>
Chair --- Osamu Nagayama
Members ---Koichi Miyata, John V. Roos, Kazuo Hirai
Chair --- Eikoh Harada
Members --- Eriko Sakurai, Kenichiro Yoshida
Chair --- Takaaki Nimura
Members --- Kanemitsu Anraku, Kazuo Matsunaga
Corporate Executive Officers (*concurrently a Director)
*The candidates have not changed since the announcement on May 29.
＜Representative Corporate Executive Officers＞
Kazuo Hirai* --- President and Chief Executive Officer
Kenichiro Yoshida* --- Executive Deputy President and Chief Financial Officer
In charge of Medical Business
＜Corporate Executive Officers＞
Tomoyuki Suzuki --- Executive Deputy President
Officer in charge of Device Solutions Business and RDS Platform
President of Device Solutions Business Group
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 and Environmental Platform and Engineering Platform
Shigeki Ishizuka --- Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Imaging Products & Solutions Business
President of Professional Solutions Group
President of Digital Imaging Business Group
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