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March 24, 2022

Sony Group Corporation Executive Appointments

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

    Executive Appointments (as of April 1, 2022)

    [ Executives of equal rank are listed in order of appointment / changes to titles or areas of responsibility are underlined ]

    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
    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 Service 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
    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
    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
    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
    Senior General Manager, Finance Department
    Shugo Yamaguchi
    (Newly appointed)
    Senior Vice President
    Senior General Manager, New Business Exploration Division, Business Incubation Platform
    • *1Scheduled 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.
    • *2Scheduled 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.
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