SON: Sony Corporation: Selection of Board Member Candidates UK Regulatory Announcement TOKYO Sony Corporation 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku Tokyo 108-0075 News & Information No.13-054E May 8, 2013 Selection of Board Member Candidates Tokyo, Japan – At the meeting of the Nominating Committee held on May 8, 2013, Sony Corporation named candidates for election to the position of Member of the Board. The selections are subject to the approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 20, 2013. Members of the Board The candidates for election to the position of Member of the Board are as follows. Kazuo Hirai Representative Corporate Executive Officer, President and CEO Masaru Kato Corporate Executive Officer, EVP and CFO Peter Bonfield(*) Chairman of the Board, NXP Semiconductors N.V. Professor, Graduate School of International Corporate Ryuji Yasuda(*) Strategy, Hitotsubashi University Director and Executive Vice President, Benesse Yukako Uchinaga(*) Holdings, Inc. Honorary Chairman, Berlitz Corporation Mitsuaki Yahagi(*) Special Advisor, The Japan Research Institute, Ltd. Kanemitsu Anraku(*) Director, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. Yorihiko Kojima(*) Chairman of the Board, Mitsubishi Corporation Representative Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Osamu Nagayama(*) Officer, Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Takaaki Nimura(*) Certified Public Accountant Chairman, President and CEO, Representative Director, Eikoh Harada(*)(**) McDonald's Company (Japan), Ltd. McDonald's Holdings Company (Japan), Ltd. Joichi Ito(*)(**) Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab Tim Schaaff(**) Retired President, Sony Network Entertainment International LLC (*)An Outside Director who satisfies the requirements under Item 15, Article 2 of the Companies Act of Japan (**) A new candidate for Member of the Board Members of the Board scheduled to retire Howard Stringer Chairman of the Board President of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Ryoji Chubachi Retired Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Vice Chairman Tsun-Yan Hsieh Chairman and Lead Counselor, LinHart Group Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Roland A. Hernandez Telemundo Group, Inc. Contact: Sony Corporation
SON: Sony Corporation: Selection of Board Member Candidates
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