Sony Corporation Executive Appointments

May 17, 2019

Tokyo, Japan – Sony Corporation today announced candidates for the executives who will be responsible for the management of the Sony Group in FY2019. Following approvals from the appropriate governing committees, the candidates are scheduled to officially take up their positions after Sony’s Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, due to be held on June 18, 2019.

Executive Appointments (as of June 18, 2019)

(*Representative Corporate Executive Officer | **Corporate Executive Officer)  

Kenichiro Yoshida* --- President and Chief Executive Officer

Hiroki Totoki* ---  Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Shigeki Ishizuka   ---   Senior Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Electronics Products & Solutions Business Officer in charge of Storage Media Business Representative Director and President, President, Digital Imaging Group, Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.

Ichiro Takagi  ---  Senior Executive Vice President
Assistant to Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Electronics Products & Solutions Business Officer in charge of Home Entertainment & Sound Business Officer in charge of Consumer AV Sales & Marketing Officer in charge of Manufacturing, Logistics, Procurement and Engineering Platform Representative Director and President, Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Products Inc.

Toru Katsumoto** (Promoted)  ---  Senior Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of R&D
Officer in charge of Medical Business
President, R&D Center
Senior General Manager, Corporate Technology Strategy Division Representative Director and Deputy President, Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.

Shiro Kambe** ---  Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Legal, Compliance, Corporate Communications, CSR, External Relations, Quality,
Environment, Information Security and Privacy

Kazushi Ambe** ---  Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Human Resources and General Affairs

Terushi Shimizu  ---  Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Semiconductor Business Representative Director and President, Sony Semiconductor
Solutions Corporation Representative Director and President, Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation

Michinori Mizuno  ---  Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Music Business (Japan) Chairman and Representative Director of the Board, CEO, Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.

Shigeru Ishii  ---  Executive Vice President
President, Representative Director, Sony Financial Holdings Inc.

Tsuyoshi Kodera  ---  Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Digital Transformation Strategy Deputy President, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Representative Director and Deputy President, Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Rob Stringer  ---  Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Music Business (Global) CEO, Sony Music Entertainment

Anthony Vinciquerra  ---  Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Pictures Business
Chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

Toshimoto Mitomo (Promoted)  ---  Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Intellectual Property and Business Incubation Platform
Sony Group China Representative (New role added) Senior General Manager, Startup Acceleration Division

Jim Ryan (Promoted)  ---  Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Game & Network Service Business (New role added) President and CEO, Sony Interactive Entertainment Representative Director and President, Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Hiroshi Kawano  ---  Senior Vice President
Representative Director and Deputy President, President, Professional Products & Solutions Group, Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.

Masaru Tamagawa  ---  Senior Vice President
Global Sales & Marketing Officer
Representative Director and Chairman, Sony Marketing Inc.

Hideyuki Furumi  ---  Senior Vice President
President, Sony Europe B.V.

Masayuki Hattori  ---  Senior Vice President
In charge of Research and Development, R&D Center

Natsuko Takei  ---  Senior Vice President
In charge of Legal, Compliance and Privacy Senior General Manager, Legal, Compliance & Privacy Department

Izumi Kawanishi  ---  Senior Vice President
In charge of AI Robotics Business

Michael Fasulo  ---  Senior Vice President
President and COO, Sony North America

Tomoo Hagimoto  ---  Senior Vice President
President, Representative Director, Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

Hiroyuki Sato  ---  Senior Vice President
In charge of Quality and Environment
“Senior General Manager, Quality & Environmental Department

Kazuhiko Takeda  ---  Senior Vice President
In charge of Disc Manufacturing Business Deputy President and CFO, Sony Interactive Entertainment

Hidehiko Teshirogi  ---  Senior Vice President
Deputy President, Digital Imaging Group, Deputy President, Professional Products & Solutions Group, Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.

Mitsuya Kishida  ---  Senior Vice President
Representative Director and President, Sony Mobile Communications Inc.

Hiroaki Kitano  ---  Senior Vice President
President & Chief Executive Officer, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.

Atsuko Murakami  ---  Senior Vice President
In charge of Finance Project

Masayasu Ito  ---  Senior Vice President
EVP, Hardware Engineering and Operation, Sony Interactive Entertainment Deputy President, Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Kazuo Kii   ---   Senior Vice President
Representative Director and Executive Deputy President, President, TV Business Group, Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Products Inc.

Masaaki Kojima  ---  Senior Vice President
Deputy President, Professional Products & Solutions Group, Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.

Shigeru Kumekawa  ---  Senior Vice President
Representative Director and President, Sony Marketing Inc.
Corporate Executive and President, Sony Marketing Japan

Kimio Maki   ---   Senior Vice President
Executive Deputy President, Sony Mobile Communications Inc.

Yoshinori Matsumoto   ---   Senior Vice President
Director, Executive Deputy President,
President, V&S Business Group, Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Products Inc.

Hiroshi Takahashi  ---  Senior Vice President
Sony Group China Deputy Representative (New role added) President, Sony (China) Co., Ltd

Makoto Toyoda  ---  Senior Vice President
Chief Information Officer
President, Representative Director, Sony Global Solutions Inc.

Ryuji Omura  ---  Senior Vice President
Executive Deputy President, Mobility & IoT Solutions, Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation

Naomi Matsuoka  ---  Senior Vice President
In charge of Corporate Planning and Control, Finance and IR Senior General Manager, Corporate Planning and Control Department Senior General Manager, Finance Department

Shunsuke Muramatsu (Newly appointed)  ---   Senior Vice President
President and Representative Director of the Board, COO, Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.

Jon Platt (Newly appointed)   ---   Senior Vice President
Chairman & CEO, Sony / ATV Music Publishing LLC

Executive Chief Engineer Appointments (as of June 18, 2019)

Teruo Hirayama  ---  Strategic Assistant to Corporate Executive Officer in charge of R&D Center

Keiichiro Shimada (Newly appointed)  ---  In charge of Next Generation Technology Relationship, R&D Center

Yasuhiro Ueda (Newly appointed)  ---  In charge of Technology Policy and Relations

Executive Chief Engineer to Retire (as of June 18, 2019)

Shoji Nemoto  ---  Sony Group China Representative

You can access the press release at: https://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/News/Press/201905/19-042E/index.html

For further information: Corporate Communications & CSR Department Sony Corporation Sony.Prhq@jp.sony.com