Tokyo, Japan - Sony Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 97th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders that took place today, along with the company's Chairman of the Board, Chairman and Members of the Nominating, Compensation and Audit Committees, Representative Corporate Executive Officers and Corporate Executive Officers appointed at a Meeting of the Board of Directors held after the above mentioned General Meeting of Shareholders.
Members of the Board
*The candidates have not changed since the announcement on May 13.
Kazuo Hirai Representative Corporate Executive Officer, President and CEO Kenichiro Yoshida(**) Representative Corporate Executive Officer, EVP and CFO Kanemitsu Anraku(*) Director, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. Osamu Nagayama(*) Representative Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Takaaki Nimura(*) Certified Public Accountant Eikoh Harada(*) Chairman, Director,
McDonald's Holdings Company (Japan), Ltd.
McDonald's Company (Japan), Ltd Joichi Ito(*) Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab Tim Schaaff Retired President, Sony Network Entertainment International LLC
Independent Startup Advisor Kazuo Matsunaga(*)(**) Retired Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Koichi Miyata(*)(**) President, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. John V. Roos(*)(**) Former United States Ambassador to Japan Eriko Sakurai(*)(**) Chairman and CEO, Dow Corning Toray Co., Ltd (*) An Outside Director who satisfies the requirements under Item 15, Article 2 of the Companies Act of Japan
(**) A new candidate for Member of the Board
Chairman of the Board
Chairman of the Board Osamu Nagayama
Chairman and Members of the Committees
Nominating Committee Chair Osamu Nagayama Members Joichi Ito, Tim Schaaff, Koichi Miyata, John V. Roos
Kazuo Hirai, Kenichiro Yoshida
Compensation Committee Chair Eikoh Harada Members Eriko Sakurai, Kenichiro Yoshida
Audit Committee Chair Takaaki Nimura Members Kanemitsu Anraku, Kazuo Matsunaga
Corporate Executive Officers (*concurrently a Director)
*The candidates have not changed since the announcement on May 30.
Representative Corporate Executive Officers Kazuo Hirai* President and Chief Executive Officer Kenichiro Yoshida* Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer
Corporate Executive Officers Tadashi Saito Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Medical Business Unit
President of Medical Business Unit Shoji Nemoto Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Professional Solutions Business,
Digital Imaging Business and Disk Manufacturing Business
President of Imaging Products & Solutions Sector
President of Professional Solutions Group Tomoyuki Suzuki Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Device Solutions Business and RDS Platform Kunimasa Suzuki Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Mobile Business and
UX, Product Strategy and Creative Platform Kunitaka Fujita Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Human Resources and General Affairs Shiro Kambe
(Promoted) Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Legal, Compliance, Corporate Communications, CSR, External Relations and Brand