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June 22, 2004




Sony Appoints Members of the Board, Corporate Executive Officers,
Executive Officers and Group Executive Officers

Tokyo, Japan - Sony Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 87th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders that took place today, along with the company's Chairman of the Board, Vice Chairmen of the Board, Chairmen and Members of the Nominating, Compensation and Audit Committees, Representative Corporate Executive Officers, Corporate Executive Officers, Executive Officers, and Group Executive Officers appointed at a Meeting of the Board of Directors held after the above mentioned General Meeting of Shareholders.

< Members of the Board >

Nobuyuki Idei
Kunitake Ando
Teruo Masaki
Howard Stringer
Ken Kutaragi
Teruhisa Tokunaka  
Göran Lindahl  
Akihisa Ohnishi  
Iwao Nakatani Director of Research, UFJ Institute Ltd.,
President, Tama University
Akishige Okada Chairman of the Board (Representative Director), Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.,
Chairman of the Board (Representative Director), Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Hirobumi Kawano Executive Adviser, The Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Yotaro Kobayashi Chairman of the Board, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Carlos Ghosn President and Chief Executive Officer, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Sakie T. Fukushima Representative Director & Regional Managing Director-Japan, Korn/Ferry International
Member, Board of Directors, Korn/Ferry International, U.S.A
Yoshihiko Miyauchi Director, Representative Executive Officer, Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer, ORIX Corporation
Yoshiaki Yamauchi Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.

<Chairman of the Board and Vice Chairmen of the Board>
Chairman of the Board Iwao Nakatani
Vice Chairmen of the Board Hirobumi Kawano, Teruo Masaki


<Chairman and Members of the Committees>
Nominating Committee
  Yotaro Kobayashi (Chairman), Hirobumi Kawano, Carlos Ghosn, Nobuyuki Idei, Kunitake Ando
Compensation Committee
  Akishige Okada (Chairman), Yoshihiko Miyauchi, Teruo Masaki
Audit Committee
  Yoshiaki Yamauchi (Chairman), Sakie T. Fukushima, Akihisa Ohnishi


Corporate Executive Officers (* concurrent with Director)
<Representative Corporate Executive Officers>
Chairman Nobuyuki Idei* Group CEO
President Kunitake Ando* Global Hub President,
Officer in charge of Personal Solutions Business Group



<Corporate Executive Officers>
Vice Chairman Howard Stringer* COO (in charge of Entertainment Business Group),
Sony Group Americas Representative
Executive Deputy President Shizuo Takashino COO (in charge of IT & Mobile Solutions Network Company and Professional Solutions Network Company)

Executive Deputy President Ken Kutaragi* COO (in charge of Game Business Group,
Home Electronics Network Company,
Semiconductor Solutions Network Company (SSNC)),
NC President, SSNC
Executive Deputy President Teruo Masaki* Group General Counsel
Executive Deputy President Katsumi Ihara Group CSO&CFO
Executive Deputy President Ryoji Chubachi COO (in charge of Micro Systems Network Company (MSNC) and EMCS),
NC President, MSNC
Senior Executive Vice President Keiji Kimura NC President, IT & Mobile Solutions Network Company

Executive Vice President Tsutomu Niimura NC President, Home Electronics Network Company
Executive Vice President Fujio Nishida Officer in charge of Marketing and Corporate Communications

Senior Vice President Takao Yuhara Officer in charge of Finance and Investor Relations
Senior Vice President Nobuyuki Oneda Officer in charge of TR60, Corporate Planning & Control, Accounting and Information Systems
Senior Vice President Yasunori Kirihara Officer in charge of Corporate Human Resources

Corporate Executive Officer Nicole Seligman Group Deputy General Counsel

<Executive Officers>
(* promoted ** newly appointed ***change from Group Executive Officers to Executive Officers )
Katsuaki Tsurushima Senior Executive Vice President
Corporate Laboratories
Teruaki Aoki Senior Executive Vice President
Technology Alliance, Intellectual Property
Kenichiro Yonezawa Senior Executive Vice President
Corporate General Affairs, External Relations
Mitsuru Ohki Executive Vice President
NC President, Professional Solutions Network Company
Takeo Minomiya Executive Vice President
Electronics Co-CQO, Global Professional Solutions
Masayuki Nozoe Executive Vice President
President of Sony Broadband Entertainment Japan,
FeliCa Business Center
Yoshio Nishi Executive Vice President, Corporate Research Fellow
CTO of Materials Technology
Yutaka Nakagawa Executive Vice President
Deputy President, Micro Systems Network Company (MSNC),
President, Energy Company, MSNC
Tetsujiro Kondoh Executive Vice President
President, A-cubed Research Center, Professional Solutions Network Company
Yoshihide Nakamura* Executive Vice President
Intellectual Property
Eiji Kishi*** Executive Vice President
President, Personal Solutions Business Group
Takeo Eguchi Senior Vice President
President, e-Print Company, IT& Mobile Solutions Network Company
Masao Morita*** Senior Vice President
Brand Strategy
Kiyoshi Nishitani Senior Vice President
Deputy President, Home Electronics Network Company (HENC),
President, Home Electronics Development Group, HENC
Shigeo Kubota Senior Vice President, Corporate Research Fellow
CTO of Device Technology
Akira Iga Senior Vice President , Corporate Research Fellow
CTO of Information Technology
Norihisa Shirota* Senior Vice President, Corporate Research Fellow
CTO of Home Electronics
Yoshihiro Taya* Senior Vice President
CFO, IT & Mobile Solutions Network Company,
CFO, Professional Solutions Network Company
Takashi Fukushima* Senior Vice President
Deputy President, IT & Mobile Solutions Network Company (IMNC),
President, Personal Audio Company, IMNC
Kenshi Manabe** Senior Vice President
CTO of Semiconductor Technology
Kozo Kaminaga Vice President
In charge of Chief R&D Strategy, Customer Service in Professional Solutions Network Company
Kazuo Yamagiwa Vice President
President, Semiconductor Technology Development Group, Semiconductor Solutions Network Company
Hiromasa Otsuka Vice President
Deputy President, Personal Solutions Business Group (PSBG),
President, PSBG Network Service Center, PSBG
Yoshinori Onoue Vice President
President, Broadband Communication Company, Professional Solutions Network Company
Shoji Nemoto Vice President
President, Personal Video Company, IT & Mobile Solutions Network Company
Takashi Hayashi Vice President
Environmental and Recycling Affairs
Osamu Kumagai Vice President
President, Device Solutions Company, Micro Systems Network Company
Makoto Kogure Vice President
President, TV Group, Home Electronics Network Company
Takao Hiramoto Vice President
Deputy President, Home Electronics Development Group, Home Electronics Network Company
Yoshinori Yamamoto Vice President
President, Audio Group, Home Electronics Network Company
Masataka Kawashima** Vice President
Global Audit
Tadashi Saito** Vice President
Corporate Strategy
Tomoyuki Suzuki** Vice President
President, Imaging Device Group, Semiconductor Solutions Network Company
Masaaki Tsuruta** Vice President
President, SoC Group, Semiconductor Solutions Network Company


New Group Executive Officers
Kazutomo Enomoto President, Representative Director, Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Teruhisa Tokunaka President, Representative Director, Sony Financial Holdings Inc.
Keiji Nakazawa Representative Director and CFO, S-LCD Corporation
Miles Flint President, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB
Michael Lynton Chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.