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April 24, 2009
Tokyo, Japan - At the meeting of the Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors held on April 23, 2009, Sony Corporation named candidates for election to the position of Member of the Board. The selections are subject to the approval of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 19, 2009
Members of the Board
The candidates for election to the position of Member of the Board are as follows.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
‹Promotion Proposal› Subject to approval at the Board of Directors meeting to be held on June 19, 2009,
Mr. Oneda is to be promoted to the position of Executive Deputy President (effective June 19, 2009)
Former Chairman of the Board, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Sakie T. Fukushima(*)
Regional Managing Director-Japan, Korn/Ferry International
Director, Representative Executive Officer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board, NXP B.V.
Chief of Sumita Accounting Office
Chairman of the Board, Toyota Motor Corporation
Professor, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University
Director and Vice Chairman, Benesse Corporation
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President, Berlitz International, Inc.
Chairman of the Board, The Japan Research Institute, Limited
Senior Advisor, McKinsey & Company
Roland A. Hernandez(*)
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Telemundo Group, Inc.
- (*) An Outside Director who satisfies the requirements under Item 15, Article 2 of the Japanese Company Law
- (**) One new Board Member has been selected as a candidate for election to the position of Member of the Board