Sony Corporation Board Member Appointments
Tokyo, Japan – Sony Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 103rd Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders that took place today. The company’s Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board, as well as the Chairman and Members of the Nominating, Compensation and Audit Committees were also appointed at a Meeting of the Board of Directors held after the above mentioned General Meeting of Shareholders.
Members of the Board
Note: The candidates have not changed since the announcement on March 26, 2020.
Kenichiro Yoshida --- Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Hiroki Totoki --- Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Executive Deputy President and Chief Financial Officer
Shuzo Sumi (*) --- Senior Executive Advisor, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Former Chairman of the Board, Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc.
Tim Schaaff --- Chief Product Officer, Intertrust Technologies Corporation
Former President, Sony Network Entertainment International LLC
Kazuo Matsunaga (*) --- Chairman of the Board, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation
Former Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
Toshiko Oka (*) --- CEO, Oka & Company Ltd.
Sakie Akiyama (*) --- Founder, Saki Corporation
Wendy Becker (*) --- Chairperson of the Board, Logitech International S.A.
Non-Executive Director, Great Portland Estates plc
Yoshihiko Hatanaka (*) --- Representative Director, Chairman of the Board, Astellas Pharma Inc.
Adam Crozier (*) (**) --- Former CEO, ITV plc
Former CEO, Royal Mail Group Ltd
Keiko Kishigami (*) (**) --- Certified Public Accountant in Japan
Board Member, WWF Japan
Former Partner, Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC
Joseph A. Kraft Jr. (*) (**) --- CEO, Rorschach Advisory Inc.
Former Deputy Branch Manager & Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Japan
Former Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Japan
(*) An Outside Director who satisfies the requirements under Item 15, Article 2 of the Companies Act of Japan
(**) New Members of the Board
Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board
Chairman of the Board--- Shuzo Sumi
Vice Chairman of the Board--- Kazuo Matsunaga
Chairman and Members of the Committees
Chair--- Shuzo Sumi
Members--- Yoshihiko Hatanaka, Adam Crozier, Kenichiro Yoshida
Chair--- Wendy Becker
Members--- Sakie Akiyama, Joseph A. Kraft Jr.
Chair--- Kazuo Matsunaga
Members--- Toshiko Oka, Keiko Kishigami
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