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SCEJ CEO Hiroshi Kawano to depart

SCEJ CEO Hiroshi Kawano to depart

Tue 19 Aug 2014 6:26pm GMT / 2:26pm EDT / 11:26am PDT
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Retiring, will be replaced by Atsushi Morita

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Hiroshi Kawano will retire from his role as president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Japan on August 31. He will be replaced on September 1 by Atsushi Morita.

Kawano joined Sony headquarters in Tokyo in 1985 as an account manager in the domestic marketing division and worked his way through a number of roles including general manager of Sony Europe and senior vice president of consumer sales. At SCEJ he played a major role in overseeing the arrivals of PlayStation Vita and the PlayStation 4.

His replacement Morita was previously vice president of administration and control at Sony.

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