Dr. Ryoji Chubachi, Ph.D. serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Sony Electronics Inc., since June 2005. Dr. Chubachi served as Representative Corporate Executive Officer of Sony Corporation until March 31, 2013. Dr. Chubachi also served as President of Sony Corporation of America. He served as President of Sony Display Device Development Group since October 1, 2005. He served in a number of positions since joining Sony in 1977. He served as the President of Sony Corporation from 2005 to February 2009 and also served the same position until April 1, 2009. He served as Chief Operating Officer - EMCS and Chief Operating Officer in charge of Micro Systems Network Company (MSNC) since June 2004 and its President of Production Strategy Group since July 2004. Prior to that, he served as an Executive Vice President, Executive Officer and NC President of Micro Systems Network Company since June 2003, NC President of Core Technology and Network Company (CNC) since April 2002 and Corporate Vice President, Senior Vice President and President of Recording Media Company, CNC since April 1999. Mr. Chubachi served as Corporate Senior Vice President since 1999 and Executive Deputy President of Sony Corporation since 2002 and served as its Corporate Executive Officer since 2004. He started his career in the Magnetic Products Group, where he was involved with the developing magnetic tapes. In 1989, he headed to Sony Magnetic Products Inc. of America in Alabama. After his assignment in the United States, he served as General Manager of Video Tape Division for Recording Media Products Group from 1992 to 1994 and General Manager of Video Tape Department, Recording Media Division, Recording Media & Energy Company from 1994 to 1998. Dr. Chubachi served as Vice Chairman of Sony Corporation until June 20, 2013. Dr. Chubachi served as a Director of Sony Financial Holdings Inc. He served as a Director of Sony Corp. from June 2005 to June 20, 2013. Dr. Chubachi holds a B.A., an M.A. and a Ph.D. from School of Engineering Tohoku University.