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Sony Group Corporation Executive Appointments


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March 24, 2022

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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