Sony Mobile Communications announces new Head of Sales and Marketing
London, UK - 16 May, 2012- Sony Mobile Communications (Sony Mobile) today
announced that Dennis van Schie has been appointed Corporate Vice President,
Head of Sales and Marketing, reporting to President and CEO Kunimasa Suzuki.
Dennis van Schie has more than 10 years of experience working for Sony Mobile
(formerly Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications), most recently as Corporate Vice
President, Head of Product Business Unit, where he was responsible for product
planning, development and management of the Xperia smartphone portfolio.
Kunimasa Suzuki, President and CEO, Sony Mobile Communications, commented on
today's announcement: "Dennis has been instrumental in defining and developing
Sony's smartphone offering and the transition from feature phones to the Xperia
smartphone portfolio.Â His expertise in operations and product development in
close cooperation with our customers will contribute to Sony Mobile's future
Dennis van Schie said: "Xperia smartphones are a vital element of Sony's
convergence strategy.Â Sony Mobile will continue to deliver outstanding hardware
and iconic design, accompanied by a strong ecosystem of content and services, to
offer unrivaled connected entertainment experiences."
Dennis van Schie will be based in London, UK. A Dutch native, he holds a MSc in
mechanical engineering from the Technical University Delft, Netherlands and a
MBA from IMD Lausanne, Switzerland.
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leading global innovator of audio, video, game, communications, key device and
information technology products for both the consumer and professional markets.
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uniquely positioned to be the leading electronics and entertainment company in
the world. Through its Xperia(TM) smartphone portfolio, Sony Mobile
Communications delivers the best of Sony technology, premium content and
services, and easy connectivity to Sony's world of networked entertainment
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