Sony Group Corporation Director Appointments


Tokyo, Japan – Sony Group Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 107th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders that took place today. The company’s Chair and Vice Chair of the Board, Chair 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 Directors appointed at this time are the same as the candidates announced on March 27, 2024.

Kenichiro Yoshida --- Chairman and CEO
Representative Corporate Executive Officer

Hiroki Totoki --- President, COO and CFO
Representative Corporate Executive Officer

Yoshihiko Hatanaka(*1) --- External Director, Shiseido Company, Limited
External Director, SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD
Former Representative Director, Chairman of the Board, Astellas Pharma Inc.

Wendy Becker(*1) --- Chairperson of the Board, Logitech International S.A.
Non-Executive Director, GSK plc

Sakie Akiyama(*1) --- Founder, Saki Corporation

Keiko Kishigami(*1) --- Certified Public Accountant in Japan
Board Member, WWF Japan

Joseph A. Kraft Jr.(*1) --- CEO, Rorschach Advisory Inc.

Neil Hunt (*1) --- Chief Product Officer Vibrant Planet, PBC
Director, Roku, Inc.
Former Chief Product Officer, Netflix Inc.

William Morrow (*1) --- CEO, DIRECTV Entertainment Holdings LLC

(New) Shingo Konomoto (*1) --- Chairman, Member of the Board, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.

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

Chair and Vice Chair of the Board          

Chair of the Board --- Yoshihiko Hatanaka

Vice Chair of the Board --- Wendy Becker            

Chair and Members of the Committees             

Nominating Committee             

Chair --- Yoshihiko Hatanaka            

Members --- Wendy Becker, Joseph A. Kraft Jr.

Compensation Committee             

Chair --- Wendy Becker                

Members --- Sakie Akiyama, William Morrow              

Audit Committee                

Chair --- Joseph A. Kraft Jr.               

Members --- Keiko Kishigami, Shingo Konomoto           

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Joseph A. Kraft Jr., Neil Hunt


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