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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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