Sony has announced that Jim Ryan will be their new SIE Deputy President, starting today. You can find the official press release announcing this news right here:
SAN MATEO, Calif., January 16, 2018 – Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) today announced that Jim Ryan, Head of Global Sales and Marketing of SIE and President of Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe (SIEE), has been named Deputy President of SIE with immediate effect. In addition to his existing responsibilities, as a Deputy President, Jim will work together with John (Tsuyoshi) Kodera, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Kazuo Miura, existing Deputy President, to further reinforce and accelerate the PlayStation® business on a global scale.
Jim joined SIEE in 1994 and has held a number of senior positions over the course of his twenty-three years with the company. In 2011, he was appointed president of SIEE with responsibility for leading the PlayStation business in more than 100 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. He has also served as head of Global Sales and Marketing at SIE since April 2016.