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Sony Corporation Executive Appointments

June 20, 2014



ENP Newswire - 20 June 2014

Release date- 20062014 - Tokyo, Japan - Sony Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 97th 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 13.

Kazuo HiraiRepresentative Corporate Executive Officer, President and CEOKenichiro Yoshida(**)Representative Corporate Executive Officer, EVP and CFOKanemitsu Anraku(*)Director, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.Osamu Nagayama(*)Representative Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,

Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.Takaaki Nimura(*)Certified Public AccountantEikoh Harada(*)Chairman, Director,

McDonald's Holdings Company (Japan), Ltd.

McDonald's Company (Japan), LtdJoichi Ito(*)Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media LabTim SchaaffRetired President, Sony Network Entertainment International LLC

Independent Startup AdvisorKazuo Matsunaga(*)(**)Retired Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and IndustryKoichi Miyata(*)(**)President, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.John V. Roos(*)(**)Former United States Ambassador to JapanEriko 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

(**) New Members of the Board

Chairman of the Board

Chairman of the BoardOsamu Nagayama

Chairman and Members of the Committees

Nominating Committee ChairOsamu NagayamaMembersJoichi Ito, Tim Schaaff, Koichi Miyata, John V. Roos

Kazuo Hirai, Kenichiro Yoshida

Compensation Committee ChairEikoh HaradaMembersEriko Sakurai, Kenichiro Yoshida

Audit Committee ChairTakaaki NimuraMembersKanemitsu Anraku, Kazuo Matsunaga

Corporate Executive Officers (*concurrently a Director)

*The candidates have not changed since the announcement on May 30.

Representative Corporate Executive Officers Kazuo Hirai*President and Chief Executive OfficerKenichiro Yoshida*Executive Vice President

Chief Financial Officer

Corporate Executive Officers Tadashi SaitoExecutive Vice President

Officer in charge of Medical Business Unit

President of Medical Business UnitShoji NemotoExecutive Vice President

Officer in charge of Professional Solutions Business,

Digital Imaging Business and Disk Manufacturing Business

President of Imaging Products & Solutions Sector

President of Professional Solutions GroupTomoyuki SuzukiExecutive Vice President

Officer in charge of Device Solutions Business and RDS PlatformKunimasa SuzukiExecutive Vice President

Officer in charge of Mobile Business and

UX, Product Strategy and Creative PlatformKunitaka FujitaExecutive Vice President

Officer in charge of Human Resources and General AffairsShiro Kambe

(Promoted)Executive Vice President

Officer in charge of Legal, Compliance, Corporate Communications, CSR, External Relations and Brand


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Source: ENP Newswire


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