Sony (SNE) names frontrunner Kazuo Hirai to replace Howard Stringer as CEO in April, with...

|About: Sony Corporation (SNE)|By:, SA News Editor

Sony (SNE) names frontrunner Kazuo Hirai to replace Howard Stringer as CEO in April, with Stringer to stay on as Chairman. Hirai is credited with reviving Sony's videogame business; with his appointment, the firm, is expected to accelerate its move to align its electronics ops with its music, movie, games and services arms. (PR)