As of June 26 2009, Mr Suzuki was appointed as Representative Director, Deputy President of SCEI.
According to his corporate biography, he joined Sony Corporation in 1984, and was assigned to the Overseas Marketing Division, working in Saudi Arabia and the United States. In 1995, he was transferred to Sony Argentina S.A. as President, where he devoted his efforts towards expanding sales of Sony products in South America. In 1999, he was appointed General Manager, Global VAIO Direct Company, Sony, and until March 2007, contributed significantly to further expanding the VAIO business and firmly establishing it as one of Sonys signature brands. In April 2007, he was appointed General Manager, Consumer Products Group Integrated Products and Business Strategy, Sony, and in November, General Manager, Consumer Products Group Corporate Planning Office, Sony, where he was heavily involved in the development of consumer electronics products. From April 2008 to March 2009, he served as EVP, Sony Electronics Inc. in the United States. In April 2009, Suzuki assumed the position of Deputy President, NPSG, and is now working in tandem with Kazuo Hirai in formulating strategies and business direction as well as executing various key initiatives.
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26 Jun 2009