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June 20, 2008
Tokyo, Japan- Sony Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 91st 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. 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
Special Consultant, McKinsey & Company
Roland A. Hernandez*(**)
Retired Chairman and CEO, Telemundo Group, Inc
<Chairman of the Board and Vice Chairman of the Board>
Chairman of the Board
Vice Chairman of the Board
<Chair and Members of the Committees>
Yoshihiko Miyauchi, Perter Bonfield, Fujio Cho,
Yukako Uchinaga, Roland A. Hernandez,
Howard Stringer, Ryoji Chubachi
<Corporate Executive Officers>
Representative Corporate Executive Officers (* concurrent with Director)
Corporate Executive Officers
Executive Deputy President
Officer in charge of Semiconductor & Component Group,
Production Strategy, Procurement and Supply Chain
EVP and CFO
Officer in charge of Technology Strategies, Intellectual Property,
Information Systems and Electronics Business Strategies
EVP and General Counsel