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Sony tight-lipped on Hirai's alleged promotion

In response to last week's report that Sony executive Kazuo "Kaz" Hirai was set to become the company's next president, Sony pointed out that it has made no such announcement, and that "nothing has been determined at this time."

Tom Curtis, Blogger

January 9, 2012

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Newsbrief: In response to last week's report that Sony executive Kazuo "Kaz" Hirai was set to become the company's next president, Sony clarified today that it has made no such announcement, and that "nothing has been determined at this time." According to the prior report, Hirai, a key player in growing the PlayStation brand, was to become the president of Sony Corporation as early as April, with current president Howard Stringer retaining his roles as both chairman and CEO. Time will tell whether Hirai will actually receive such a promotion, but for now, Sony has decided to keep quiet on the matter.

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Tom Curtis is Associate Content Manager for Gamasutra and the UBM TechWeb Game Network. Prior to joining Gamasutra full-time, he served as the site's editorial intern while earning a degree in Media Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

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