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June 26, 2020

Sony Corporation Board Member Appointments

    Tokyo, Japan - Sony Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 103rd Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders that took place today. The company's Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board, as well as the Chairman and Members of the Nominating, Compensation and Audit Committees 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 26, 2020.
    Kenichiro Yoshida
    Representative Corporate Executive Officer,
    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
    Hiroki Totoki
    Representative Corporate Executive Officer,
    Executive Deputy President and Chief Financial Officer
    Shuzo Sumi(*)
    Senior Executive Advisor, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
    Former Chairman of the Board, Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc.
    Tim Schaaff
    Chief Product Officer, Intertrust Technologies Corporation
    Former President, Sony Network Entertainment International LLC
    Kazuo Matsunaga(*)
    Chairman of the Board, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation
    Former Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
    Toshiko Oka(*)
    CEO, Oka & Company Ltd.
    Sakie Akiyama(*)
    Founder, Saki Corporation
    Wendy Becker(*)
    Chairperson of the Board, Logitech International S.A.
    Non-Executive Director, Great Portland Estates plc
    Yoshihiko Hatanaka(*)
    Representative Director, Chairman of the Board,
    Astellas Pharma Inc.
    Adam Crozier(*)(**)
    Former CEO, ITV plc
    Former CEO, Royal Mail Group Ltd
    Keiko Kishigami(*)(**)
    Certified Public Accountant in Japan
    Board Member, WWF Japan
    Former Partner, Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC
    Joseph A. Kraft Jr.(*)(**)
    CEO, Rorschach Advisory Inc.
    Former Deputy Branch Manager & Managing Director,
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch Japan
    Former Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Japan
    • (*)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
    Yoshihiko Hatanaka, Adam Crozier, Kenichiro Yoshida

    Compensation Committee

    Chair
    Wendy Becker
    Members
    Sakie Akiyama, Joseph A. Kraft Jr.

    Audit Committee

    Chair
    Kazuo Matsunaga
    Members
    Toshiko Oka, Keiko Kishigami
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