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SONODA Yoshio

Date of Birth: Nov. 22, 1964

Apr. 1987 Joined Kenwood Corporation (currently JVCKENWOOD Corporation)
Jan. 2006 General Manager of Element Technology Development, Consumer Business Development Center of Kenwood Corporation (currently JVCKENWOOD Corporation)
Dec. 2012 General Manager of Element Technology Development, Engineering Division, Car Electronics Business Group of JVCKENWOOD Corporation
Jul. 2014 General Manager of Technology Strategy, Car Electronics Segment of JVCKENWOOD Corporation
Oct. 2015 Chief Product/Project Manager (CPM) of Dealer-installed Business, Car Electronics Segment of JVCKENWOOD Corporation
Oct. 2016 General Executive of Automotive Engineering & Design Division of JVCKENWOOD Corporation
Apr. 2017 General Executive of Automotive Engineering & Design Division of JVCKENWOOD Corporation
Apr. 2018 Executive Officer, General Executive, Automotive Engineering & Design Division, JVCKENWOOD Corporation
Apr. 2019 Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), General Executive of Automotive Engineering & Design Division, General Executive of Automotive Business Planning Division, In Charge of R&D Department, In Charge of Intellectual Property Department 
Jun. 2019

Director of the Board, Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), General Executive of Automotive Engineering & Design Division, General Executive of Automotive Business Planning Division, In Charge of R&D Department, In Charge of Intellectual Property Department

Apr. 2020 Director of the Board, Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), In Charge of R&D Department, In Charge of Intellectual Property Department, In Charge of Legal Affairs Department, In Charge of Engineering Innovation Department, In Charge of Procurement & Logistics Department (current position)