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June 19, 2014

Sony Corporation Executive Appointments

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 Hirai
Representative Corporate Executive Officer, President and CEO
Kenichiro Yoshida(**)
Representative Corporate Executive Officer, EVP and CFO
Kanemitsu Anraku(*)
Director, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Osamu Nagayama(*)
Representative Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Takaaki Nimura(*)
Certified Public Accountant
Eikoh Harada(*)
Chairman, Director,
McDonald's Holdings Company (Japan), Ltd.
McDonald's Company (Japan), Ltd
Joichi Ito(*)
Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab
Tim Schaaff
Retired President, Sony Network Entertainment International LLC
Independent Startup Advisor
Kazuo Matsunaga(*)(**)
Retired Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
Koichi Miyata(*)(**)
President, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.
John V. Roos(*)(**)
Former United States Ambassador to Japan
Eriko 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 Board
Osamu Nagayama

Chairman and Members of the Committees

Nominating Committee
Chair
Osamu Nagayama
Members
Joichi Ito, Tim Schaaff, Koichi Miyata, John V. Roos
Kazuo Hirai, Kenichiro Yoshida

Compensation Committee
Chair
Eikoh Harada
Members
Eriko Sakurai, Kenichiro Yoshida

Audit Committee
Chair
Takaaki Nimura
Members
Kanemitsu 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 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 and 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

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