Sony Group Corporation Director and Executive Appointments

Sony Group Corporation - 06/28/2022

Tokyo, Japan – Sony Group Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 105th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders that took place today. The company’s Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board, Chair and Members of the Nominating, Compensation and Audit Committees, and executives ranked Executive Vice President and above were also appointed or reported at a Meeting of the Board of Directors held after the above mentioned General Meeting of Shareholders.

Access press release: https://www.sony.com/en/SonyInfo/News/Press/202206/22-024E/

Members of the Board       

Note: The Directors appointed at this time are the same as the candidates announced on March 24, 2022.

Kenichiro Yoshida --- Chairman, President and CEO
Representative Corporate Executive Officer

Hiroki Totoki --- Executive Deputy President and CFO
Representative Corporate Executive Officer

Shuzo Sumi(*1) --- Senior Executive Advisor, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.

Tim Schaaff --- Former Chief Product Officer, Intertrust Technologies Corporation

Toshiko Oka(*1) --- Professor, Graduate School of Global Business, Meiji University

Sakie Akiyama(*1) --- Founder, Saki Corporation

Wendy Becker(*1) --- Chairperson of the Board, Logitech International S.A.
Non-Executive Director, Oxford Nanopore Technologies plc

Yoshihiko Hatanaka(*1) --- Former Representative Director, Chairman of the Board, Astellas Pharma Inc.

Keiko Kishigami(*1) --- Certified Public Accountant in Japan
Board Member, WWF Japan

Joseph A. Kraft Jr.(*1) --- CEO, Rorschach Advisory Inc.

(*1) An Outside Director who satisfies the requirements under Item 15, Article 2 of the Companies Act of Japan

Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board       

Chairman of the Board --- Shuzo Sumi

Vice Chairman of the Board  --- Yoshihiko Hatanaka            

Chair and Members of the Committees              

Nominating Committee             

Chair --- Shuzo Sumi
Members --- Yoshihiko Hatanaka, Wendy Becker            

Compensation Committee             

Chair --- Wendy Becker
Members --- Sakie Akiyama, Yoshihiko Hatanaka             

Audit Committee                

Chair --- Toshiko Oka
Members --- Keiko Kishigami, Joseph A. Kraft Jr.            

Executive Vice Presidents and above      

Note: The Executives appointed at this time are the same as the announcement on March 24, 2022.    

[ Executives of equal rank are listed in order of appointment]

Kenichiro Yoshida --- Chairman, President and CEO
Representative Corporate Executive Officer          

Hiroki Totoki --- Executive Deputy President and CFO
Representative Corporate Executive Officer       

Shigeki Ishizuka --- Vice Chairman
Officer in charge of Disc Manufacturing Business
Officer in charge of Storage Media Business
Officer in charge of Quality Management             

Terushi Shimizu --- Senior Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Imaging & Sensing Solutions Business
Representative Director, President and CEO,
Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation             

Rob Stringer --- Senior Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Music Business (Global)
Chairman, Sony Music Group
CEO, Sony Music Entertainment

Anthony Vinciquerra --- Senior Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Pictures Business
Chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.           

Jim Ryan --- Senior Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Game & Network Services Business
President and CEO, Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC
Representative Director and President, Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Shunsuke Muramatsu --- Senior Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Music Business (Japan)
President and Representative Director of the Board, CEO,
Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.

Jon Platt --- Senior Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Music Publishing (Global)
Chairman and CEO, Sony Music Publishing

Masashi Oka --- Senior Executive Vice President
President and CEO, Representative Director, Sony Financial Group, Inc.

Kimio Maki --- Senior Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Entertainment, Technology & Services Business
Representative Director, President and CEO, Sony Corporation

Shiro Kambe --- Senior Executive Vice President
Corporate Executive Officer
Officer in charge of Legal, Compliance, Privacy, Corporate Communications, Brand Strategy, Sustainability, and External Relations

Kazushi Ambe --- Senior Executive Vice President
Corporate Executive Officer
Officer in charge of Human Resources and General Affairs

Toshimoto Mitomo(*2) --- Senior Executive Vice President
Corporate Executive Officer
Officer in charge of Intellectual Property and Business Incubation Platform
Sony Group China Representative
Senior General Manager, Startup Acceleration Division
Senior General Manager, Business Development Office

Hiroaki Kitano --- Senior Executive Vice President and CTO
Corporate Executive Officer
Officer in charge of R&D
Officer in charge of AI Collaboration
President and CEO, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.
Representative Director and CEO, Sony AI Inc.

Tsuyoshi Kodera --- Executive Vice President
CDO (Chief Digital Officer)
Officer in charge of Digital Transformation Strategy, Information Systems, and Information Security
Senior General Manager, Corporate DX Office

Natsuko Takei --- Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of Legal, Compliance, and Privacy
Senior General Manager, Legal Department

Izumi Kawanishi --- Executive Vice President
Officer in charge of AI Robotics Business
Senior General Manager, AI Robotics Business Group
Representative Director, President and CEO, Sony Mobility Inc.

(*2) Scheduled to be appointed Senior General Manager, New Business Exploration Division, Sony Group Corporation and Chairman, Sony (China) Ltd. on July 1, 2022.

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