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Sony's new boss seeks to inject entrepreneurial spirit

Yoshida shelves cost-cutter title for now and will focus on creating new businesses

Sony enjoys a stable source of revenue through recurring game membership fees.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Most new Japanese corporate leaders start their tenure by departing from their predecessor's course. When Kenichiro Yoshida takes control of Sony on Sunday, he is expected to take a different stance, emphasizing continuity as he picks up the baton from President and CEO Kazuo Hirai.

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