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June 19, 2018

Sony Corporation Executive Appointments

    Tokyo, Japan – Sony Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 101th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders that took place today. The company’s Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board, Chairman and Members of the Nominating, Compensation and Audit Committees, and executives ranked Executive Vice President and above were also appointed at a Meeting of the Board of Directors held after the above mentioned General Meeting of Shareholders.

    Members of the Board

    Note: The candidates have not changed since the announcement on April 27.

    Kenichiro Yoshida
    Representative Corporate Executive Officer,
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Kazuo Hirai
    Chairman
    Osamu Nagayama(*)
    Representative Director, Chairman,
    Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Eikoh Harada(*)
    Former Chairman, President and CEO, Representative Director,
    McDonald's Holdings Company (Japan), Ltd.
    Tim Schaaff
    Chief Product Officer, Intertrust Technologies Corporation
    Independent Startup Advisor
    Former President, Sony Network Entertainment International LLC
    Kazuo Matsunaga(*)
    Chairman of the Board, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation
    Former Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
    Koichi Miyata(*)
    Chairman of the Board, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.
    Chairman of the Board, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
    John V. Roos(*)
    Former United States Ambassador to Japan
    Founding Partner, Geodesic Capital
    Eriko Sakurai(*)
    Chairman and CEO, Representative Director,
    Dow Corning Toray Co., Ltd.
    Kunihito Minakawa(*)
    Former Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Shuzo Sumi(*)
    Chairman of the Board, Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc.
    Nicholas Donatiello, Jr. (*)(**)
    President and CEO, Odyssey Ventures, Inc.
    Toshiko Oka(*)(**)
    CEO, Oka & Company Ltd.
    • (*)An Outside Director who satisfies the requirements under Item 15, Article 2 of the Companies Act of Japan
    • (**)New Members of the Board

    Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board

    Chairman of the Board
    Osamu Nagayama
    Vice Chairman of the Board
    Shuzo Sumi

    Chairman and Members of the Committees

    Nominating Committee
    Chair   Osamu Nagayama
    Members Koichi Miyata, John V. Roos, Shuzo Sumi, Kenichiro Yoshida
    Compensation Committee
    Chair   Eikoh Harada
    Members Eriko Sakurai, Nicholas Donatiello, Jr.
    Audit Committee
    Chair   Kazuo Matsunaga
    Members Kunihito Minakawa, Toshiko Oka

    Executive Vice Presidents and above

    Note: The candidates have not changed since the announcement on May 17.
    (*Representative Corporate Executive Officer **Corporate Executive Officer)

    Kenichiro Yoshida*
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Hiroki Totoki*
    Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
    Shigeki Ishizuka
    Senior Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Imaging Products & Solutions Business,
    Mobile Communications Business, Storage Media Business
    Representative Director and President, Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.
    Ichiro Takagi
    (New role added)
    Senior Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Home Entertainment & Sound Business,
    Consumer AV Sales & Marketing,
    Manufacturing, Logistics, Procurement and Engineering Platform
    Representative Director and President, Sony Visual Products Inc.
    Representative Director and President, Sony Video & Sound Products Inc.
    Shiro Kambe**
    (New role added)
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Legal, Compliance, Corporate Communications, CSR, External Relations, Quality, Environment,
    Information Security & Privacy
    Kazushi Ambe**
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Human Resources and General Affairs
    Toru Katsumoto**
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of R&D Platform,
    Medical Business
    Representative Director and Deputy President,
    Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.
    Martin Bandier
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Music Publishing Business
    Chairman & CEO, Sony / ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Terushi Shimizu
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Semiconductor Business
    Representative Director and President,
    Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Representative Director, President,
    Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation
    Michinori Mizuno
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Music Business (Japan)
    Representative Director and CEO,
    Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
    Shigeru Ishii
    Executive Vice President
    President, Representative Director, Sony Financial Holdings Inc.
    Tsuyoshi Kodera
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Game & Network Service Business
    President and CEO, Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC
    Rob Stringer
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Music Business (Global)
    CEO, Sony Music Entertainment
    Anthony Vinciquerra
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Pictures Business
    Chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.
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