Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced Jim Ryan is the new Deputy President of the company, effective immediately.
Ryan has been the company’s Head of Global Sales and Marketing, duties he will now share with his new position under President and Chief Executive Officer Tsuyoshi “John” Kodera and existing Deputy President Kazuo Miura. The goal behind his new position is to “further reinforce and accelerate the PlayStation business on a global scale.”
“It’s a huge honor to be named a Deputy President of SIE. I’m looking forward to leveraging the experience that I have at PlayStation, both in Europe and also in leading Global Sales and Marketing, to support John Kodera as SIE strives to further expand the PlayStation business globally,” Ryan said. “Together with all our employees and partners, I’m committed to continuing to deliver unique entertainment offerings that are only possible on PlayStation.”
In recent news, the company’s flagship console, the PlayStation 4, sold over 5.9 million units in the previous holiday season, further pushing their cumulative worldwide sales to over 73.6 million units.