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Sir Howard Stringer
Sir Howard Stringer

Sir Howard Stringer (born 1942) is a British-American businessman and Chief Executive Officer of Sony Corporation, before that he was CEO of the Sony Corporation of America. Image File history File linksMetadata HowardStringer. ... Image File history File linksMetadata HowardStringer. ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... British Americans are citizens of the United States whose ancestry stems, either wholly or in part, from one of the four constituent nations of the United Kingdom. ... A chief executive officer (CEO), or chief executive, is the highest-ranking corporate officer or executive officer of a corporation, or agency. ... Sony Corporation (Japanese katakana: ソニー) (TYO: 6758), (NYSE: SNE) is a global consumer electronics corporation based in Tokyo, Japan. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... Sony Corporation of America is a subsidiary of Japans Sony Corporation. ...

Born in Cardiff, Wales, and educated at Oundle School and Merton College, Oxford University where he earned BA and MA degrees in modern history, Stringer moved to the USA in 1965 to work for CBS. He was drafted after six weeks in the US[1] to serve in Vietnam[2], earning the U.S. Army Commendation Medal for meritorious achievement. Stringer worked as a journalist, producer and senior executive for 30 years for CBS, including as President from 1988 to 1995. Cardiff (English: Welsh: ) is the capital of Wales in the United Kingdom and its largest city. ... Motto: (Welsh for Wales for ever) Anthem: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff Official language(s) English, Welsh Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Rhodri Morgan AM Unification    - by Gruffudd ap Llywelyn 1056  Area    - Total 20,779 km² (3rd... Oundle School is a public school located in the ancient market town of Oundle in Northamptonshire, England. ... Merton College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. ... The University of Oxford, located in the city of Oxford in England, is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... It has been suggested that CBS evening news anchors be merged into this article or section. ... The United States has employed conscription (mandatory military service, also called the draft) several times, usually during war but also during the nominal peace of the Cold War. ... The Commendation Medal is a mid-level United States military award which is presented for sustained acts of heroism or meritorious service. ... A CBS News Special Report ident card CBS News is the news division of American television and radio network CBS. Its current president is Sean McManus who is also head of CBS Sports. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

He became Chairman and CEO of TELE-TV, a media and technology company formed by Bell Atlantic, NYNEX and Pacific Telesis in February 1995, and joined Sony in April 1997, becoming Chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation of America in 1998. He continues to head the American subsidiary after being promoted to CEO of the parent company. TELE-TV was a media and technology company formed by Bell Atlantic, NYNEX, Pacific Telesis, and Creative Artists Agency in February 1995. ... Categories: Corporation stubs | Communications companies of the United States | Defunct companies | Telephone companies | Public Utilities ... NYNEX Corporation (pronounced Nine-x) was a telephone company which served five New England states (Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont) as well as New York. ... For current information on this topic, see AT&T. Pacific Telesis Group was one of the seven Regional Bell Operating Companies created after the 1984 breakup of AT&T as a holding company for Pacific Bell and Nevada Bell. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...

Sir Howard is notable for being the first foreign-born CEO of a major Japanese electronics corporation. At the time of his appointment, Sony was facing steep competition from rivals such as Matsushita and Samsung, and challenges in converging its media production with its traditional electronics business. He is credited with pushing Digital Rights Management (DRM) initiatives onto their computer and electronics products. It is widely believed that he will focus on restructuring the company while allowing the presidents of each division to manage their divisions autonomously. [3] Logo for the Panasonic brand Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. ... Samsung Group is one of the largest South Korean business groupings. ... Digital Rights Management (generally abbreviated to DRM) is any of several technologies used by publishers to control access to and usage of digital data (such as software, music, movies) and hardware, handling usage restrictions associated with a specific instance of a digital work. ...

He became a US citizen in 1985, but also maintains a British residence and British citizenship. // Possession of citizenship U.S. citizens have the right to participate in the political system of the United States (with most U.S. states having restrictions for felons, and federal restrictions on naturalized persons), are represented and protected abroad by the United States (through U.S. embassies and consulates), and... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... British nationality law is the law of the United Kingdom concerning British citizenship and other categories of British nationality. ...

He was awarded a knighthood in the New Year Honours list released in December 1999. The British honours system is a means of rewarding individuals personal bravery, achievement or service to the United Kingdom. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...

He and his wife, Dr. Jennifer A.K. Patterson (Lady Stringer), who practices dermatology in New York City, have two children, David Ridley (now at Oundle) and Harriet Kinmond (at the Dragon. Nickname: Big Apple Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ...

Appeared on Conversations with Michael Eisner on CNBC in 2006. [4] CNBC (until 1991 the Consumer News and Business Channel) is a group of cable and satellite television Business news channels from the U.S., owned and operated by NBC Universal, a joint venture of General Electric and Vivendi Universal. ...


  1.   Stahl, Leslie. "Sir Howard Stringer: Sony's Saviour?" CBS News, 8 January 2006
  2.   Griffiths, Katherine. "Sir Howard Stringer, US Head of Sony: Sony's Knight." The Independent, 18 September 2004

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Sony USA - Howard Stringer (731 words)
Stringer had a distinguished 30-year career as a journalist, producer and executive at CBS Inc. As President of CBS from 1988 to 1995, he was responsible for all the broadcast activities of the company including entertainment, news, sports, radio and television stations.
Stringer was Chairman and CEO of TELE-TV, the media and technology company formed by Bell Atlantic, NYNEX and Pacific Telesis, three of the largest telephone companies in the United States, from February 1995 to April 1997.
Stringer serves as Chairman of the American Film Institute Board of Trustees and is on the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Television and Radio.
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