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Sony - Company profile

  • Consumer Goods
  • Electronics
Company type Public
Year founded 1946
Revenues in 2006 8,295,700 million yen
Global headquarters Japan, Tokyo
European headquarters UK, London
# Employees worldwide 163,000
Most common preferred study background Business Studies
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Required skills

Leadership 7
Team working 7
Problem solving 7
Communication 6
Creativity 6
Commercial Awareness 6
Pressure Resistance 7
Flexibility 7
Networking 7


Sony is the leading digital entertainment brand in the world. With its music, pictures, game and online businesses, the company is uniquely positioned to be one of the worlds leading entertainment brands, offering an outstanding portfolio of exciting multimedia content.

Sony is also a global manufacturer of audio, video, communications and information technology products for consumer and professional markets.

Sony Europe is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation. Its role is to manage and develop the company's electronics business across Europe.

To create exciting new digital entertainment experiences for consumers by bringing together cutting-edge products with latest generation content and services.


Sony is committed to developing a wide range of innovative products and multimedia services that challenge the way consumers access and enjoy digital entertainment. By ensuring synergy between businesses within the organisation, Sony is constantly striving to create exciting new worlds of entertainment that can be experienced on a variety of different products.

What we offer

Looking to gain an edge to start your career on a global path? Here's your chance to influence the direction of one of the world's most respected, innovative, and highly successful corporations. Sony offers a variety of exciting career opportunities for current students and recent graduates.

Who we look for

Sony remains committed to seeking unique and talented individuals who share our passion for giving consumers the very best in technology design and entertainment content. We can offer you broad exposure and diverse opportunities across geographies and lines of businesses. We welcome your enthusiasm, creativity and imagination, and invite you to join us in building our future together.