Sir Howard Stringer is to step down as Sony CEO and president on 1 April.

Sony has appointed Kazuo Hirai, currently executive deputy president, to replace Stringer.

In a statement released today, Stringer said the decision was the result of succession plans that began three years ago.

"Kaz is a globally focused executive for whom technology and the cloud are familiar territory, content is highly valued, and digital transformation is second nature," Stringer said. "I believe his tough-mindedness and leadership skills will be of great benefit to the company and its customers in the months and years ahead."


Related Stories


Bookmark and Share
blog comments powered by Disqus