Tokyo, Japan – Sony Corporation announced on May 30 candidates for the positions of Representative Corporate Executive Officers, Corporate Executive Officers, Corporate Executives and Group Executives to be appointed effective June 19. The selections of Corporate Executive Officers are subject to the approval of the Board of Directors Meeting to be held on June 19. The selections of Corporate Executives and Group Executives are to be submitted for internal approval following the appointment of Representative Corporate Executive Officers and Corporate Executive Officers.

 

Corporate Executive Officers

The candidates for Representative Corporate Executive Officers and Corporate Executive Officers are as follows (as of June 19):

Representative Corporate Executive Officers

Kazuo Hirai

President and Chief Executive Officer

Kenichiro Yoshida

Executive Vice President

Chief Financial Officer

 

Corporate Executive Officers

Tadashi Saito

Executive Vice President

Officer in charge of Medical Business Unit

President of Medical Business Unit

 

Shoji Nemoto

Executive Vice President

Officer in charge of Professional Solutions Business

and Disk Manufacturing Business

President of Imaging Products & Solutions Sector

President of Professional Solutions Group

 

Tomoyuki Suzuki

Executive Vice President

Officer in charge of Device Solutions Business, RDS Platform

 

Kunimasa Suzuki

Executive Vice President

Officer in charge of Mobile Business and UX,

Product Strategy and Creative Platform

 

Kunitaka Fujita

Executive Vice President

Officer in charge of Human Resources and General Affairs

 

Shiro Kambe

(Promoted)

Executive Vice President

Officer in charge of Legal, Compliance, Corporate Communications,

CSR, External Relations and Brand

 

Corporate Executives

The candidates for Corporate Executives are as follows (as of June 19): 

Vice Chairman

Masaru Kato

Sony Group China Representative, in charge of External Relations

Senior Vice President (SVP)

Shigeki Ishizuka

Deputy President of Imaging Products and Solutions Sector

President of Digital Imaging Business Group

 

Keiichiro Shimada

In charge of Mid-to-Long term Technology, RDS Platform

In charge of Technology Policy and Relations

 

Masashi Imamura

President of Home Entertainment & Sound Business Group

(Imamura to be appointed Representative Director and President of Sony Visual

Products Inc. on July 1)

 

Yasuhiro Ueda

Senior General Manager of Image Sensor Business Division,

Device Solutions Business Group

 

Kazuaki Takanose

President of Procurement Group,

Manufacturing, Logistics, Procurement and Quality Platform

 

Takemi Nagasaka

In charge of Accounting

 

Keiji Nakazawa

In charge of Group Risk Office,

Corporate Internal Control Review Management Section,

and Affiliate Statutory Auditors Section

 

Yutaka Okamoto