Sir Howard StringerMore Info
Sir Howard Stringer has been Chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation since June 2005.
He added the responsibility of President in 2009. He is also a Representative Corporate
Officer of Sony Corporation. Additionally, Sir Howard serves as Chairman and CEO of Sony
Corporation of America, as well as corporate head of Sony Corporation's Entertainment
Business Group. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Sony Corporation and of Sony
Music Entertainment, and oversees Sony's other music-related holdings in the US. Sir Howard
is also Chairman of the Board of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, a joint venture of
Sony Corporation and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson.
Prior to joining Sony in 1997, Sir Howard had a distinguished 30-year career as a
journalist, producer, and executive at CBS Inc. As president of CBS from 1988 to 1995, he
was responsible for all broadcast activities. Sir Howard held numerous positions at CBS
News, including president, executive producer of the CBS Evening News with Dan
Rather, and executive producer of the CBS Reports documentary unit, which won
virtually every major honor in broadcasting. He earned nine individual Emmys as a writer,
director, and producer at CBS News from 1973 to 1983.
A native of Cardiff, Wales, Sir Howard received the title of Knight Bachelor in the New
Years Honours list of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on December 31, 1999. He holds a
bachelor's and a master's in modern history from Oxford University.