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October 28, 2003



Executive Appointments


Tokyo, Japan - The following executive appointments have been made effective November 1, 2003.

Corporate Executive Officers (* denotes new appointment)
Vice Chairman Howard Stringer
Sony Group Americas Representative,
COO* in charge of Entertainment Business Group,
Chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation of America
Executive Deputy President Shizuo Takashino
COO* in charge of IT & Mobile Solutions Network Company, Chairman, Sony EMCS Corporation*
Executive Deputy President Ken Kutaragi
COO* in charge of Home Network Company*, Game Business Group and Broadband Network Company,
NC President, Semiconductor Solutions Network Company*,
President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc.

Executive Officer
Yoshihide Nakamura Senior Vice President(new appointment)
Presently Group Executive Officer,
Senior General Manager, Intellectual Property Division (continues),
Chairman, Sony Chemicals Corporation


Reference: Responsibilities of Corporate Executive Officers from November 1 are as follows:

Representative Corporate Executive Officers
Nobuyuki Idei Chairman
Group CEO
Kunitake Ando President
Group COO
Teruhisa Tokunaka Executive Deputy President
Group CSO, In charge of Personal Solutions Business Group and Network Application and Content Service Sector (NACS)


Corporate Executive Officers
Minoru Morio Vice Chairman
Sony Group East Asia Representative, Group CPO
Howard Stringer Vice Chairman
Sony Group Americas Representative,
COO in charge of Entertainment Business Group,
Chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation of America
Shizuo Takashino Executive Deputy President
COO in charge of IT & Mobile Solutions Network Company,
Chairman, Sony EMCS Corporation
Ken Kutaragi Executive Deputy President
COO in charge of Home Network Company,
Game Business Group and Broadband Network Company, NC President, Semiconductor Solutions Network Company,
President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc.
Teruo Masaki Corporate Senior Executive Vice President
Group General Counsel
Akira Kondoh Corporate Senior Executive Vice President
Group CIO
Takao Yuhara Corporate Senior Vice President Group CFO
Göran Lindahl Sony Group Europe Representative, Chairman of Sony Group in Europe
Nicole Seligman Group Deputy General Counsel