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May 30, 2014

Sony Corporation Executive Appointments

May 30, 2014
Notes added on June 06, 2014
Tokyo, Japan - Sony Corporation today announced candidates for the positions of Representative Corporate Executive Officers, Corporate Executive Officers, Corporate Executives and Group Executives to be appointed effective June 19, 2014. The selections of Corporate Executive Officers are subject to the approval of the Board of Directors Meeting to be held on June 19, 2014. 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 (*concurrently a Director)

The candidates for Representative Corporate Executive Officers and Corporate Executive Officers are as follows (as of June 19, 2014):
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, Digital Imaging 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, 2014):
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
Mr. Imamura to be appointed Representative Director and President of Sony Visual
Products Inc. on July 1st.
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
President of Device Solutions Business Group
Ichiro Takagi
Deputy President of Home Entertainment & Sound Business Group
Philip Reitinger
Chief Information Security Officer
Yoshito Ezure
Senior General Manager of Energy Division, Device Solutions
Business Group
Fumiaki Sakai
Chief Information Officer
Toru Katsumoto
Deputy President, Medical Business Unit
Shigeru Kato
In charge of Product Quality & Safety, Manufacturing, Logistics,
Procurement and Quality Platform
In charge of Environment
Hideyuki Furumi
President of UX & Product Strategy Group, UX, Product Strategy and
Creative Platform
Masayuki Hattori
President of System R&D Group, RDS Platform
Teruo Hirayama
President of Device & Material R&D Group, RDS Platform
Toshimoto Mitomo
In charge of Intellectual Property
Toshihiko Ohnishi
Deputy President of Imaging Products and Solutions Sector
Deputy President of Professional Solutions Group
Terushi Shimizu
Deputy President of Device Solutions Business Group
Natsuko Takei
Senior General Manager of Legal & Compliance Department
Hiroki Totoki
In charge of Corporate Planning, Finance
In charge of Business Design and Innovation Laboratory, RDS Platform
Izumi Kawanishi
(Promoted)
Senior General Manager of System Solutions Business Division,
Professional Solutions Group, Imaging Products and Solutions Sector
Hiroichi Kawahira
(Promoted)
Senior General Manager of Advanced Materials Laboratories,
Device & Material R&D Group, RDS Platform

Corporate Executives to Retire (as of June 19, 2014)

Executive Vice President (EVP)
Akira Kubota
Sony Group China Representative
Senior Vice President (SVP)
Shinji Hanatani
In charge of Japan Sales, Professional Solutions Group
Kiyoshi Shikano
In charge of External Relations Special Assignments
Ryosuke Akahane
President of VAIO & Mobile Business Group

New Group Executive (as of June 19, 2014)

Nicole Seligman
President, Sony Corporation of America
President, Sony Entertainment, Inc.
Senior Legal Counsel, Sony Group
*Appointed from EVP and General Counsel, Corporate Executive Officer



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