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Started by the-pi-guy, Feb 02, 2018, 01:25 PM
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This move was planed when he got in the position... it did a great job to the company.To step down in 2018 or when he had turned things around?
To step down in 2018 or when he had turned things around?The 2018 step down... he said years ago that the plan was to him step down after the company get on track with five years.
Any idea who will replace him?It's in the article, but I was too lazy on mobile to put it in:
Kenichiro Yoshida will take over as president and CEO.
After leading Sony through a recovery since 2012, Kazuo Hirai will step down to become chairman of the Tokyo-based company. Yoshida, 58, is highly regarded for his role in bringing financial discipline after years of losses from consumer electronics. The pair have steered the Japanese company to recovery, with projections for record full-year earnings this fiscal year.Sony's New CEO Is Kenichiro Yoshida. Here's What You Should Know | Fortune
Hirai brought Yoshida into the top ranks from the internet services unit in November 2013 and half a year later appointed him as CFO and his right-hand man. Yoshida used the mandate to cut jobs, sell off Sony's iconic Vaio personal-computer business, spin out its TV set unit and rein in the company's destructive market share ambitions in smartphones.
Yoshida, 58, who has been Hirai's right-hand man over the years, told investors he planned to "build on the business foundations established by" his friend while executing "further reform measures that enhance" Sony's "competitiveness as a global enterprise."Sony names CFO Kenichiro Yoshida as new president | New York Post
Although he did not provide specifics, Yoshida said he would lay out his full plan when he officially takes the top job in April.
It's in the article, but I was too lazy on mobile to put it in:Who has time to read
I included a pictureLooks like a very CEO-y guy