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Sony veteran takes over Sony Ericsson

September 5th, 2007 · No Comments

Sony veteran Hideki Komiyama will take up the presidential reigns of joint venture company Sony Ericsson on November 1, replacing Miles Flint. Komiyama is currently the chairman of Sony Electronics USA. He will be based in London.
Says Sir Howard Stringer, chairman and CEO of Sony: “I am delighted that ‘Dick’ Komiyama, an esteemed colleague and international executive who has worked shoulder to shoulder with me at Sony Electronics in the USA and Sony in Japan, will carry on the vision of Katsumi Ihara, Sony Ericsson’s first president, and of Miles Flint.”
Komiyama will be charged with taking market share from Motorola and Samsung, currently third and second in the mobile market, by better utilizing Sony’s music and movie assets.

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