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March 31, 2008

Executive Appointments

Tokyo, Japan- Sony Corporation has announced the following Executive appointments.

Member of the Board to Retire <as of March 31st>

Hirobumi Kawano

Executive Appointments <as of April 1st>

  • Hidenosuke Kanai
    SVP,
    Corporate Executive
    Appointed in charge of Corporate Production Strategies
    (Continues as Deputy President of Video Business Group)

[ TV Business Group ]

  • Hiroshi Yoshioka
    SVP,
    Corporate Executive
    Appointed as President
    (Currently President of Audio Business Group)

[ Audio Business Group ]

  • Katsumi Ihara
    Executive Deputy President,
    Representative Corporate Executive Officer
    Appointed as President
    (Continues as officer in charge of Consumer Products Group)

[ Corporate R&D ]

  • Keiichiro Shimada
    SVP,
    Corporate Executive
    Appointed as President of A³ Research Center
    (Continues as President of Technology Development Group,
    Senior General Manager of Consumer Products Group UI Center)
  • Tetsujiro Kondo
    SVP,
    Corporate Executive
    Appointed as General Manager of SS-A³ Project Department
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