Sony Group Corporation Director and Executive Appointments

Sony Group Corporation - 06/22/2021

Tokyo, Japan – Sony Group Corporation announced the appointment of members to its Board of Directors following approval at the 104th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders that took place today. The company’s 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.

Members of the Board

Note: The Directors appointed at this time are the same as the candidates announced on March 30, 2021.

Kenichiro Yoshida --- Chairman, President and CEO                

Representative Corporate Executive Officer

Hiroki Totoki --- Executive Deputy President and CFO                

Representative Corporate Executive Officer

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

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

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

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

Wendy Becker(*) --- Chairperson of the Board, Logitech International S.A.

Non-Executive Director, Great Portland Estates plc

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

Adam Crozier(*) --- Chairman of the Board, Whitbread plc              

Chairman of the Board, ASOS plc                 

Chairman of the Board, Kantar Group Limited.

Keiko Kishigami(*) --- Certified Public Accountant in Japan             

Board Member, WWF Japan

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

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

Chairman of the Board

Chairman of the Board --- Shuzo Sumi

Chair and Members of the Committees

Nominating Committee

Chair --- Shuzo Sumi

Members --- Yoshihiko Hatanaka, Adam Crozier

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 candidates announced on March 30, 2021.

[ 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              

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 --- Executive Deputy President and CTO              

Corporate Executive Officer                

Officer in charge of R&D              

Support for Medical Business             

President, R&D Center

Terushi Shimizu --- Senior Executive Vice President              

Officer in charge of Imaging & Sensing Solutions Business             

Representative Director, President and CEO,                 

Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation              

Representative Director and President,             

Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation              

Representative Director and President, Sony LSI Design Inc.

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 Holdings, 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, Sustainability, and External Relations*

Kazushi Ambe --- Senior Executive Vice President               

Corporate Executive Officer              

Officer in charge of Human Resources and General Affairs

Tsuyoshi Kodera --- Executive Vice President               

CDO (Chief Digital Officer)                  

Officer in charge of Digital Transformation Strategy, Information Systems, and Information Security

Toshimoto Mitomo --- Executive Vice President             

Officer in charge of Intellectual Property and Business Incubation Platform               

Sony Group China Representative           

Senior General Manager, Startup Acceleration Division

Hiroaki Kitano --- Executive Vice President              

Officer in charge of AI Collaboration             

President and CEO, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.              

Representative Director and CEO, Sony AI Inc.

Natsuko Takei (Promoted) --- Executive Vice President              

Officer in charge of Legal, Compliance, and Privacy           

Senior General Manager, Legal Department

Izumi Kawanishi (Promoted) --- Executive Vice President           

Officer in charge of AI Robotics Business            

Senior General Manager, AI Robotics Business Group

 

* Scheduled to be appointed Officer in charge of Legal, Compliance, Privacy, Corporate Communications, Brand Strategy (New role), Sustainability, and External Relations, Sony Group Corporation on July 1, 2021.

 

Access press release: https://www.sony.com/en/SonyInfo/News/Press/202106/21-041E/

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