Nexon Co., the Japanese maker of online games including “MapleStory” and “Combat Arms,” named American Owen Mahoney chief executive officer as it seeks growth and acquisitions in the U.S. and other Western markets.
As Sony Corp.’s Kazuo Hirai delivers his first keynote address at the International Consumer Electronics Show today, he’ll push a message he’s delivered before: a breakup of the consumer electronics giant isn’t in the cards.
Sony Corp. promoted gaming chief Kazuo Hirai to oversee a new unit combining cameras, televisions and other consumer electronics, paving the way for him to succeed Howard Stringer as chief executive officer.
Sony Corp. has “so much more content” to offer television consumers than its competitors and hopes to use its network based on gaming systems to deliver it, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard Stringer told CNBC.
Sony Corp. Chief Executive Officer Howard Stringer has no plans to step down from his post after the U.K.’s Daily Telegraph newspaper said he’d been approached to succeed Michael Lyons as chairman of the BBC Trust.