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Sony says CEO Stringer to double as president

Sony Corp said its president, Ryoji Chubachi, would step down and that CEO Howard Stringer would also assume Chubachi's job.

business Updated: Feb 27, 2009 12:24 IST

Sony Corp said on Friday its president, Ryoji Chubachi, would step down and that CEO Howard Stringer would also assume Chubachi's job.

Chubachi will become a vice chairman.

By consolidating leadership, Sony aims to speed the implementation of its strategy to combine its electronics and game business operations.

Sony will hold a news conference at 5:30 pm (0830 GMT) on the management change.