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June 21, 2007

Executive Appointments


Tokyo, Japan- Sony Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 90th 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. One new Board Member has been selected(**).

Howard Stringer
Ryoji Chubachi
Katsumi Ihara
Akishige Okada* Advisor, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Hirobumi Kawano* Senior Vice President, JFE Steel Corporation
Yotaro Kobayashi* Chief Corporate Advisor, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Sakie T. Fukushima*  Representative Director & Regional Managing Director-Japan,
Korn/Ferry International
Member, Board of Directors, Korn/Ferry International, U.S.A
Yoshihiko Miyauchi* Director, Representative Executive Officer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
ORIX Corporation
Yoshiaki Yamauchi* Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.
Peter Bonfield* Member of the Board, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Fueo Sumita* Chief of Sumita Accounting Office
Fujio Cho* Chairman, Toyota Motor Corporation
Ned Lautenbach* Operating Partner, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
Ryuji Yasuda*(**) Professor, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University


<Chairman of the Board and Vice Chairman of the Board>

Chairman of the Board Yotaro Kobayashi
Vice Chairman of the Board      Hirobumi Kawano

<Chairmen and Members of the Committees>

Nominating Committee
Yotaro Kobayashi (Chairman)

Hirobumi Kawano, Peter Bonfield, Fujio Cho,
Howard Stringer, Ryoji Chubachi
Compensation Committee
Akishige Okada (Chairman)

Yoshihiko Miyauchi, Sakie T. Fukushima

Audit Committee
Yoshiaki Yamauchi (Chairman)     

Fueo Sumita, Ryuji Yasuda


<Corporate Executive Officers>

Representative Corporate Executive Officers   (* concurrent with Director)

Howard Stringer*     Chairman and CEO
Ryoji Chubachi* President and Electronics CEO
Katsumi Ihara* Executive Deputy President
Officer in charge of Consumer Products Group
Corporate Executive Officers

Yutaka Nakagawa Executive Deputy President
Officer in charge of Semiconductor & Component Group
Nobuyuki Oneda     EVP and CFO
Keiji Kimura EVP
Officer in charge of Technology Strategies, Intellectual Property and Electronics Business Strategies
Nicole Seligman EVP and General Counsel
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