The Straits Times
Published on Nov 08, 2012

Sony says online network strategy chief quits


TOKYO (REUTERS) - Sony's network strategy chief Tim Schaaff, will quit next month after leading the Japanese company's efforts to build a unified online content delivery platform to compete with Apple for the past seven years.

Mr Schaaff, 52, would retire as of Dec 31, Sony said in a release.

Mr Andrew House, the head of its gaming division would assume responsibilities for its online network unit as a transitional step.

Sony said Mr Schaaff would remain as an external director at the Sony unit, but did not elaborate on his future plans.