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.
Sony Corp. , Japan’s biggest exporter of consumer electronics, plans to look for a new president who could eventually succeed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard Stringer , people familiar with the matter said.
Sony Corp. Chairman Howard Stringer was paid 410 million yen ($4.5 million) in salary last year as the maker of Bravia televisions and PlayStation 3 consoles posted the first back-to-back annual loss since its listing.