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Primary Roles of the Governance Entities

(Updated on November 17, 2014)
Board of Directors´╝Ü
  • Determines the fundamental management policies of the Sony Group
  • Oversees the management of Sony Group's business operations
  • Appoints and dismisses the statutory committee members
  • Appoints and dismisses Representative Corporate Executive Officers and Corporate Executive Officers

Nominating Committee:
  • Determines the content of proposals regarding the appointment/dismissal of Directors

Audit Committee:
  • Monitors the performance of duties by Directors and Corporate Executive Officers
  • Oversees and evaluate the work of the independent auditor, including to propose its appointment/dismissal or non-reappointment, to approve its compensation, to evaluate the appropriateness of its audit regarding the financial results and internal control over financial reporting, and to pre-approve its engagement for any other services than audit services to be provided.

Compensation Committee:
  • Sets policy on the contents of individual compensation for Directors, Corporate Executive Officers, Corporate Executives and Group Executives, and determines the amount and content of individual compensation of Directors and Corporate Executive Officers in accordance with the policy

Corporate Executive Officers:
  • Make decisions regarding the execution of Sony Group business activities within the scope of the authority delegated to them by the Board of Directors

Corporate Executives:
  • Carry out business operations within designated areas, including business units, headquarters functions, and/or research and development, in accordance with the fundamental policies determined by the Board of Directors and the Corporate Executive Officers




  • Board of Directors, Sony Corporation





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