Kutaragi Retires from SCE
04.27.07 - 1:25 AM
Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) chief executive officer and chairman Ken Kutaragi will resign from both positions and henceforth only serve as honorary chairman of the company he built a decade ago, effective June 19th. Furthermore, the Father of the PlayStation family will continue to offer his technological expertise to Sony Group chief executive officer Sir Howard Stringer as senior technology adviser. In a statement, Kutaragi said he wanted to work on even wider network systems in the future.
Meanwhile, Kazuo "Kaz" Hirai will take over Kutaragi's responsibilities as chief operating officer, while retaining the position of SCE president.