© Reuters. Quantum Leaps Corp. Founder and CEO Nobuyuki Idei, the famed ex-CEO of Sony Corp., poses for a photograph during an interview with Reuters in Tokyo, Japan June 7, 2018. Picture taken June 7, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato
TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony (NYSE:) Group Corp said on Tuesday its former chief executive, Nobuyuki Idei, died of liver failure on June 2, aged 84.
Idei became president of Sony in 1995, chief executive in 1998 and was chairman and chief executive from 2000 to 2005.