Sony Group President Yoshida Kenichiro is reportedly stepping down.
Japan-based technology company Sony has announced that 63-year-old president Yoshida Kenichiro will step down.
Sony’s chief financial officer (CFO), 58-year-old Totoki Hiroki, will be appointed as Sony’s new chief financial officer on April 1, when the new fiscal year begins.
This change of chairman is the first time in the last 5 years for the Japanese company.
Target Electric Vehicles
According to the information received, Sony will aim to grow in the electric vehicle sector, as well as the current electronics, game and film sectors, with the new assignment.
Sony established a new electric vehicle company with Honda Motor in September 2022 and started working.
The new generation electric vehicle, which will be manufactured with Sony’s sensor and entertainment experience and Honda’s experience in automobile production, is aimed to be launched in 2026.