Sony Ericsson President to Step Down


Mobile handset maker Sony Ericsson said on Tuesday its president, Miles Flint, would step down and that the chairman of Sony Electronics USA would succeed him as of Nov 1.

Flint said in a statement that after 17 years at Sony Ericsson he wanted to develop new personal and business opportunities.

Hideki Komiyama will succeed Flint. As well as being chairman of Sony Electronics USA, Komiyama is also executive vice president of electronics marketing and sales strategies for Sony, the statement said.