Kaz Hirai promoted to SCEI chairman, father of PlayStation retires
posted on 06.29.11 at 08:55 AM EDT by (@salromano)

Big changes are happening at Sony Computer Entertainment. Effective September 1, President and Group CEO, Kaz Hirai, will become Chairman of the company; the current President, CEO, and Co-COO of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Andrew House, will take over Hirai’s former position.

Additionally, Ken Kutagari, the father of PlayStation, retired yesterday from his role as Honorary Chairman. Even so, he will still work as a senior technology officer at the company.

Read the entire announcement in its original PDF form here.

Thanks, Andriasang.

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  • AdamBoy64

    Congratulations to Kaz Hirai. Hope all goes well in his new role.
    And for Andrew, in filling in Sir Kaz’s big shoes.