(Updated on August 12, 2013)
In 2010, Sony introduced a Global Job Posting program that enables Sony Group employees around the world to apply for open positions in the Company in different countries. Through initiatives like this, Sony aims to facilitate the optimal placement of talent globally and, at the same time, to provide diverse opportunities for its employees to take challenging international assignments. These activities also establish a pool of individuals with the breadth of experience and network required of global business leaders.
To date, the 248 positions posted through this system have attracted upwards of 428 applications from Sony Group employees in 47 countries and regions. Of these applicants, 26 have left for their new posts, underscoring the success of this system in giving employees who welcome the challenge an opportunity to excel on the global stage.