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Dynamic duo to steer Sony in age of metaverse and EVs

Chairman Yoshida turns to trusted partner Totoki's entrepreneurial mindset

President Kenichiro Yoshida, left, and incoming President Hiroki Totoki will work together to take the company to the next stage of growth.   © AP

TOKYO -- With Chief Financial Officer Hiroki Totoki set to take over as president, Sony Group is entrusting two leaders with different skill sets to run the sprawling conglomerate in the age of the metaverse and electric cars.

Current President Kenichiro Yoshida will hand over that title to longtime colleague Totoki in April while remaining chairman and CEO, Sony said Thursday.

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