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June 22, 2006
Sony Appoints Members of the Board and Corporate Executive Officers
Tokyo, Japan- Sony Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 89th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders that took place today, along with the company's Chairman of the Board, Vice Chairman of the Board, Chairmen 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> (* Independent Director)
The Board Members are as follows. Two new Board Members have been selected(**).
Advisor, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Senior Vice President, JFE Steel Corporation
Chief Corporate Advisor, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Sakie T. Fukushima*
Representative Director & Regional Managing Director-Japan,
Member, Board of Directors, Korn/Ferry International, U.S.A
Director, Representative Executive Officer,Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.
Member of the Board, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Chief of Sumita Accounting Office
Vice Chairman, Toyota Motor Corporation
Operating Partner, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
Chairman & CEO, LivSafe Group
Director, INGKA Holding B.V.
<Chairman of the Board and Vice Chairman of the Board>
Chairman of the Board
Vice Chairman of the Board
<Chairmen and Members of the Committees>
<Corporate Executive Officers>
Representative Corporate Executive Officers (* concurrent with Director)
Chairman and CEO
President and Electronics CEO
Executive Deputy President
Officer in charge of Procurement Strategies, TV & Video Business
Corporate Executive Officers
EVP and CFO
Officer in charge of Technology Strategies and Intellectual Property
EVP and General Counsel
Officer in charge of Products Strategies, Digital Imaging Business and Audio Business