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Ex-Sony CEO Hirai on how he reinvented an electronics icon

Maverick leader ruffled feathers to propel founders' vision into new era

Kazuo Hirai, Sony's former CEO, helped engineer the company's renaissance. (Photo by Kosuke Imamura)

TOKYO -- Sony Group is regaining is luster, as seen in its first-ever net profit in excess of 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) in fiscal 2020 ended March this year.

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