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March 28, 2014

Notice Concerning Change of Representative Corporate Executive Officer

Sony Corporation today announced changes in Representative Corporate Executive Officers as follows.

1. Reason for Changes

Change of management

2. Newly appointed and retiring Representative Corporate Executive Officers

Newly appointed Representative Corporate Executive Officer

  • Name:
    Kenichiro Yoshida
  • New Title:
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Representative Corporate Executive Officer
  • Current Title:
    Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer and Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Executive Officer

Retiring Representative Corporate Executive Officer

  • Name:
    Masaru Kato
  • Current Title:
    Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Representative Corporate Executive Officer
  • *While retiring from the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Mr. Kato will remain a Director of Sony Corporation and become Vice Chairman as of April 1, 2014.

3. Brief personal history and other information about the newly appointed Representative Corporate Executive Officer

Date of Birth: October 20, 1959

Brief Personal History

 April 1983 Joined Sony Corporation
 May 2001 Senior Vice President, So-net Corporation
 April 2005 President and Representative Director, So-net Corporation
 December 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer and Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Corporate
          Executive Officer, Sony Corporation (Present)

Number of Sony Corporation’s Shares Held: 17,200 shares

4. Effective Date of Changes

April 1, 2014

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