A Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation. Its diversified business includes consumer and professional electronics, gaming, entertainment and financial services.
In 2018, Who Profits documented the use of Sony CCTV cameras in the Old City of Jerusalem, deployed as part of Israel’s surveillance system in the occupied area. At least six Sony cameras were installed on two towers in Bab Al Amoud (Damascus Gate).
For more on Israel’s visual surveillance in Occupied East Jerusalem, read Who Profits report: “Big Brother” in Jerusalem’s Old City.
In 2022, the Israeli Ministry of Defense published a tender for the purchase of a Sony fx6 full frame camera. In 2021, the ministry published two tenders for the purchase of Sony Alpha camera, photo lens 600, and microphone; in 2020 a tender for the purchase of Sony cameras P1000 and A7III; and in 2019 four tenders for the purchase of Sony cameras, lenses, screen and driver.
Major shareholders include: Citibank as Depositary Bank for Depositary Receipt Holders (9.6%), The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (9.4%), Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (5.9%), JPMorgan Chase Bank 385632 (2.3%), Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (1.9%), Ssbtc Client Omnibus Account (1.9%), State Street Bank West Client – Treaty 505234 (1.6%), Government Of Norway (1.6%), Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (1.5%), Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (1.4%).
Chairman, President and CEO: Kenichiro Yoshida.
The corporation has a large number of consolidated subsidiaries in Japan and globally, including: Sony Corporation, Sony Marketing (Japan), Sony Semiconductor Solutions, Sony Global Manufacturing & Operations, Sony Electronics Inc., Sony Electronics Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Sony EMCS (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Sony Europe BV, Sony Olympus Medical Solutions, Sony Global Education, Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC, Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Ltd, Sony Network Communicatios Inc., Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., Sony Music Entertainment (Japan), Sony Music Entertainment (US), Sony Music Publishing, Sony Financial Group Inc., Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd., Sony Assurance Inc., Sony Bank Inc., Sony Corporation of America, Sony AI, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Sony Americas Holding Inc., Sony Overseas Holding Inc., Sony Global Treasury Services.
Microsoft, Samsung, Mitsui & Co. Ltd., The Orchard, KRL Commuterline Indonesia, Castles Technology CO.Ltd., BAORUH Electronic Co. Ltd., AdvanIDe Holdings Pte. Ltd., AFFIX ELECTRONICS, S.L, Excelpoint Systems (Pte) Ltd., DUALi Inc., DNP – Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., Datacard Group, FAMOCO, FEIG ELECTRONIC GmbH, Gemalto K.K, FoongTone Technology.Co Ltd., ZenHub, viewbix, Orange, TINT, Software AG, Niantic Inc.
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