SON: Sony Corporation: Selection of Board Member Candidates
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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
Kazuo Hirai Representative Corporate Executive Officer, President
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,
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)
Tim Schaaff(**) Retired President, Sony Network Entertainment
(*)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
Retired Representative Corporate Executive Officer,
Tsun-Yan Hsieh Chairman and Lead Counselor, LinHart Group
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Roland A. Hernandez
Telemundo Group, Inc.
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