London - Personnel changes continued at Sony Mobile Communications, where Dennis van Schie has been named corporate VP, head of sales and marketing worldwide.
He reports to president/CEO Kunimasa Suzuki, who replaced Bert Nordberg, effective today. Nordberg became chairman of the board.
Van Schie is a 10-year Sony Mobile veteran, having served most recently as corporate VP, head of the product business unit. There, he was responsible for product planning, development and management of the Xperia smartphone line. He will be based in London.
"Dennis has been instrumental in defining and developing Sony's smartphone offering and the transition from feature phones to the Xperia smartphone portfolio," said Suzuki.