Sony Names Sunil Nayyar Its First Indian Managing Director
Sony India appoints Sunil Nayyar as its new Managing Director. Nayyar would replace Kenichiro Hibi, who will now serve as the President for Sony Brazil. Hibi served Sony India from 2012 to till date.
Sony India said in its statement:
“The change of guard marks a historic milestone, with Nayyar being the first Indian to be appointed as Managing Director for Sony India. In this new role, Nayyar will be responsible for spearheading the overall growth and profitability of the company within the region, by driving an integrated business and marketing strategy and directing excellence in market performance across all categories.”
At present, Nayyar is holding the position of the head of Sony North America. Prior to this position, Nayyar served as Sales Head from April 2006 till April 2015. Nayyar’s stint with Sony started in in 1995 as part of Sony Gulf’s sales team in charge of North and East Africa, Russia, Lebanon, Syria, and various other GCC Countries.