Sony Mobile Communications today announced that Kunimasa Suzuki will become President and CEO of Sony Mobile Communications effective May 16th 2012. Bert Nordberg, the current President and CEO and former Sony Ericsson leader, will step down to become Chairman of Sony Mobile Communications’ board.
“Kuni has a vast experience in product planning and management in the information technology and mobile product business, as well as experience of cultivating business in emerging markets,” said Kazuo Hirai, President and CEO of Sony Corporation. “He is a strong leader and the right person to oversee Sony Mobile Communications as we establish a new business structure as ‵One Sony’ intended to reinforce and accelerate our overall business management.”
Sony closed its acquistion of Ericsson’s share in their Sony Ericsson joint venture earlier this year. It renamed its new subsidiary has since then been integrating its operations into its own.
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