Sony is creating its management structure for its Playstation business, a movement that highlights the company's Playstation Network. Starting April 1, Jim Ryan will be president and chief executive of Sony Interactive Entertainment, and that man, John Kodera, will be a vice president.
Although Ryan and Kodera see job titles effectively, there has been a change in high level management as a indication of transition priorities in the PlayStation group.
Sony announced the re-implementation Monday, with CEO and president Kenichiro Yoshida saying in a newspaper that the move will "play the sustainable evolution of the Playstation platform and increase the network area. "
" I believe this new structure, "said Yoshida in a statement," where Jim will manage the overall organization and operations of SIE, and will enable John to focus on the central mission to further develop the Network Playstation (PSN) now has a huge platform with more than 90 million Monthly Active Users around the world ̵
Yoshida expressed his mind Take advantage of the Playstation Network audience to promote Sony's entertainment firms – that is, movies and music – earlier this year. raw to the New York Times. In that interview, Yoshida called "a very strong entertainment platform for Sony as a whole – ideal for video and music content," indicating that it was not being implemented.
Kodera made this opinion in an official statement, saying, "Yoshida-s is dealing with the need to drive SIE to the next step in our rapidly changing business environment and the evolution of the Playstation platform to achieve and enhance the experience of the users through the web, which is a vital value for those expected in PlayStation Entertainment. "
Sony Kodera was appointed to the President and Chief Executive Officer of SIE in October 2017, when former director of Playstation Andrew House announced he was leaving the company. Kodera started at Sony in 1992 and worked in the company's portable audio business. In 2010 he was a senior vice president within the already established Sony Network Entertainment International, and then in 2013 he was promoted as president. Combine SNEI in 2016 with Sony Computer Entertainment to create Sony Interactive Entertainment, with Kodera the second in charge.
Sony has a Ryan since 1994, and served in executive roles that oversee Playstation's business in Europe. He is one of PlayStation's largest executives, and Sony is crucial to achieving leadership in Europe and in other territories.
"I saw the Playstation business is growing and changing dramatically since the days very soon," said Ryan in a statement, "and I hope it will be able to use that experience good to boost the Game's business and Network business background, and the entertainment provided by Playstation to the public that accompanies it and their passion. "