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April 25, 2008
Tokyo, Japan- At its Board of Directors Meeting held on April 24, 2008, Sony Corporation decided candidates for the positions of Member of the Board. The selections are subject to the approval of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 20, 2008.
Members of the Board (*Independent Director)
The candidates for Board Members are as follows. Four new Board Members have been selected (**).
Chief Corporate Advisor, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Sakie T. Fukushima*
Representative Director & Regional Managing Director-Japan, Korn/Ferry International
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
Chairman, Toyota Motor Corporation
Professor, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University
Director, Vice Chairman, Benesse Corporation
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Berlitz International, Inc.
Chairman of the Board, The Japan Research Institute, Limited
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Roland A. Hernandez*(**)
Retired Chairman and CEO, Telemundo Group, Inc