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January 22, 2019

Announcing the Formation of Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Products Inc.

    Tokyo, Japan — Sony Visual Products Inc., which operates Sony's TV business, and Sony Video & Sound Products Inc, which operates the Video and Sound businesses, will merge to form Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Products Inc. effective April 1, 2019. This new company aims to establish operations that can respond quickly and flexibly to changes in the business climate while pushing forward its high value-added strategies for the Audio and Visual domain, creating new customer value for the future, and accelerating growth over the mid- to long-term.

    Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Products Inc. Overview

    • Company Name:
      Sony Home Entertainment & Sound Products Inc.
    • Address:
      2-10-1 Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
    • Start of Operations:
      April 1, 2019 (Scheduled)
    • Shareholder:
      Sony Corporation (100%)
    • Business Overview:
      Design, Development and Manufacturing of TVs, Video & Sound products and associated peripherals, as well as overseeing all related/subsidiary businesses.
    • Executive Management Structure (Envisaged):
      Representative Director and President:
      Ichiro Takagi
      Representative Director and Deputy President:
      Kazuo Kii
      Director and Deputy President:
      Yoshinori Matsumoto
      Yuichi Oshima
      Naoya Horii
      Statutory Auditor:
      Masahiro Sawada
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