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September 30, 2019

Sony Corporation Personnel Appointments and Organizational Changes

    Sony Corporation has announced the following personnel appointments and organizational changes.

    Personnel Appointments (Effective October 1, 2019)

    ○Headquarters
    Name New Title Current Title
    Makoto Toyoda, Senior Vice President Senior General Manager, Corporate IS Department
    (Continues as) Chief Information Officer
    President, Representative Director, Sony Global Solutions Inc.
    Senior General Manager, Business Transformation/IS Department
    ○R&D Center
    Name New Title Current Title
    Naoki Nagashima VP in charge of Application Technology Development Division Head, Application Technology Development Division 1
    Hisashi Tamai VP in charge of System and Platform Technology Development Division Head, System and Platform Technology Development Division 2
    Toshiyuki Hiroi VP in charge of Fundamental Technology Research and Development Division Head, System and Platform Technology Development Division 1
    Naoya Okamoto Senior General Manager Division Head, Application Technology Development Division 2
    Mototsugu Abe Senior General Manager Division Head, Fundamental Technology Research and Development Division 1
    Takayuki Ezaki Senior General Manager Division Head, Fundamental Technology Research and Development Division 2

    Organizational Reforms (Effective October 1, 2019)

    ○Headquarters

    Business Transformation/IS Department to be reorganized to Corporate IS Department.

    ○R&D Center

    Dissolution of R&D Division Organizations (Application Technology Development Divisions 1 & 2, System and Platform Technology Development Divisions 1 & 2, Fundamental Technology Research and Development Divisions 1 & 2), and reorganization within R&D Center.

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