Kaz Hirai Replaced As Sony CEO As Of April 1 – Kenichiro Yoshida Named New CEO

Sony has announced that CEO Kaz Hirai will be replaced as of April 1 and become chairman of the company. CFO Kenichiro Yoshida will be his replacement.
Hirai has been CEO since 2012, replacing Howard Stringer. He was credited with turning around lagging fortunes at the company, implementing his “One Sony” program. During Hirai’s six-year stint, the electronics and entertainment company has exited the PC and TV market and gotten into the smartphone market with its image…

Sony has announced that CEO Kaz Hirai will be replaced as of April 1 and become chairman of the company. CFO Kenichiro Yoshida will be his replacement. Hirai has been CEO since 2012, replacing Howard Stringer. He was credited with turning around lagging fortunes at the company, implementing his “One Sony” program. During Hirai’s six-year stint, the electronics and entertainment company has exited the PC and TV market and gotten into the smartphone market with its image…