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June 18, 2019

Sony Corporation Executive Appointments

    Tokyo, Japan – Sony Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 102nd 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 March 28, 2019.

    Kenichiro Yoshida
    Representative Corporate Executive Officer,
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Hiroki Totoki(**)
    Representative Corporate Executive Officer,
    Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
    Shuzo Sumi(*)
    Chairman of the Board, Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc.
    Kazuo Matsunaga(*)
    Chairman of the Board, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation
    Former Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
    Tim Schaaff
    Chief Product Officer, Intertrust Technologies Corporation
    Former President, Sony Network Entertainment International LLC
    Koichi Miyata(*)
    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 Toray Co., Ltd.
    Kunihito Minakawa(*)
    Former Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Toshiko Oka(*)
    CEO, Oka & Company Ltd.
    Sakie Akiyama(*)(**)
    Founder, Saki Corporation
    Wendy Becker(*)(**)
    Non-Executive Director, Logitech International SA
    Non-Executive Director, Great Portland Estates plc
    Yoshihiko Hatanaka(*)(**)
    Representative Director, Chairman of the Board,
    Astellas Pharma Inc.
    • (*)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
    Shuzo Sumi
    Vice Chairman of the Board
    Kazuo Matsunaga

    Chairman and Members of the Committees

    Nominating Committee

    Chair
    Shuzo Sumi
    Members
    Koichi Miyata, John V. Roos, Yoshihiko Hatanaka,
    Kenichiro Yoshida

    Compensation Committee

    Chair
    Eriko Sakurai
    Members
    Koichi Miyata, Wendy Becker

    Audit Committee

    Chair
    Kazuo Matsunaga
    Members
    Kunihito Minakawa, Toshiko Oka, Sakie Akiyama

    Executive Vice Presidents and above

    Note: The candidates have not changed since the announcement on May 17, 2019.
    (*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 Electronics Products & Solutions Business
    Officer in charge of Storage Media Business
    Representative Director and President,
    President, Digital Imaging Group,
    Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.
    Ichiro Takagi
    Senior Executive Vice President
    Assistant to Senior Executive Vice President in charge of Electronics
    Products & Solutions Business
    Officer in charge of Home Entertainment & Sound Business
    Officer in charge of Consumer AV Sales & Marketing
    Officer in charge of Manufacturing, Logistics, Procurement and
    Engineering Platform
    Representative Director and President,
    Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Products Inc.
    Toru Katsumoto**
    (Promoted)
    Senior Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of R&D
    Officer in charge of Medical Business
    President, R&D Center
    Senior General Manager, Corporate Technology Strategy Division
    Representative Director and Deputy President,
    Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.
    Shiro Kambe**
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Legal, Compliance, Corporate Communications,
    CSR, External Relations, Quality, Environment, Information Security and Privacy
    Kazushi Ambe**
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Human Resources and General Affairs
    Terushi Shimizu
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Semiconductor Business
    Representative Director and President,
    Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Representative Director and President,
    Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation
    Representative Director and President, Sony LSI Design Inc.
    Michinori Mizuno
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Music Business (Japan)
    Chairman and Representative Director of the Board, 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 Digital Transformation Strategy
    Deputy President, Sony Interactive Entertainment
    Representative Director and Deputy President,
    Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    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.
    Toshimoto Mitomo
    (Promoted)
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Intellectual Property and Business Incubation Platform
    Sony Group China Representative
    Senior General Manager, Startup Acceleration Division
    Jim Ryan
    (Promoted)
    Executive Vice President
    Officer in charge of Game & Network Service Business
    President and CEO, Sony Interactive Entertainment
    Representative Director and President,
    Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
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