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Kaz Hirai Named SCEI Chairman, Andrew House SCEI President

Sony has announced today that Kaz Hirai, President and Group CEO, will now take helm of the company as Chairman, meanwhile Andrew House, President & Group CEO and Co-COO of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), will become President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. effective September 1st. Ken Kutaragi, renowned as ‘Father of the PlayStation’, has also announced he will be retiring from his position as ‘Hononary Chairman of SCEI’ effective immediately, however, he will retain position of senior technology adviser.

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NewMonday3081d ago

maybe Jack Trenton was screwed by the PSN issue and didn't get the promotion.

another theory is that Harai is promoting Stringers Welsh friend in return for the CEOs backing.

or House was promoted because he simply deserves it

mastiffchild3081d ago

On the strength of what? the amazing performance of SCEE at pissing off all of the EU??congrats Housey boy you spawned another job!! The mind boggles at how these clueless gits get on.

zag3081d ago

Jack is only the boss of the USA region.

House is the Boss of corporate operations.

COO is a higher position than the boss of the USA region, House will be on the board of worldwide directors where as jack just gets told what to do from them.

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nickjkl3081d ago

does this mean this andrew guy will be doing e3

Surfaced3081d ago

No. Sony's E3 is hosted by whoever is the CEO of SCEA.

Jack Tretton is still the CEO of SCEA.

trounbyfire3081d ago

but the head of PS always has a part in E3 as well as SCEA president

both Ken Kutaragi and Kaz Hira headed PS and help host E3

yewles13081d ago

Less and less of Ken... T_T

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