Sony Group Corporation Executive Appointments

Sony Group Corporation - 03/24/2022

Tokyo, Japan – Sony Group Corporation today announced the following executive appointments.

As of April 1, 2022

< Executive Appointment> [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*1 --- Vice Chairman              
    Representative Corporate Executive Officer                 
    Support for Electronics Domain               
    Officer in charge of Disc Manufacturing Business              
    Officer in charge of Storage Media Business              
    Officer in charge of Quality Management   
              
  • Toru Katsumoto*2 --- Executive Deputy President                
    Corporate Executive Officer                
    Support for Technology Area (New role added)
    Support for Medical Business   
                
  • 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 & CEO, Representative Director, Sony Financial Group Inc.
     
  • Kimio Maki --- Senior Executive Vice President              
    Officer in charge of Electronics Products & Solutions 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 (Promoted) --- 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 (Promoted) --- Senior Executive Vice President and CTO               
    Corporate Executive Officer
    Officer in charge of R&D (New role added)          
    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
     
  • Makoto Toyoda --- Senior Vice President            
    CIO (Chief Information Officer)              
    President, Representative Director, Sony Global Solutions Inc.                  
    Senior General Manager, Corporate IS Department
     
  • Naomi Matsuoka --- Senior Vice President             
    In charge of Corporate Planning and Control, Support for Finance Business and Entertainment Area (New role added)
     
  • Karen L. Halby --- Senior Vice President                
    In charge of Global Tax            
    Executive Vice President, Sony Corporation of America 
                              
  • Hirotoshi Korenaga --- Senior Vice President              
    In charge of Accounting            
    Hisashi Tamai --- Senior Vice President       
    President, R&D Center (New role added)
                
  • Mark E. Khalil --- Senior Vice President              
    President and General Counsel, Sony Corporation of America              
    Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Sony Electronics Inc.
     
  • Sadahiko Hayakawa (Newly Appointed) --- Senior Vice President              
    In charge of Finance and IR (New role added)                
    Senior General Manager, Finance Department
     
  • Shugo Yamaguchi (Newly Appointed) --- Senior Vice President                     
    Senior General Manager, New Business Exploration Division, Business Incubation Platform

*1 Scheduled to retire as Representative Corporate Executive Officer as of the date of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June 2022. After stepping down as Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Shigeki Ishizuka will continue to be in charge of the Disc Manufacturing Business, Storage Media Business, and Quality Management as Vice Chairman.

*2 Scheduled to retire as of the date of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June 2022. After stepping down as an executive, Toru Katsumoto will continue to serve as President of Sony University in the position of Senior Advisor of the Sony Group.

Access press release: https://www.sony.com/en/SonyInfo/News/Press/202203/22-011E/

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