Sony Names New Professional Solutions Head
Sony announced Friday that Alec Shapiro will take over leadership of its Professional Solutions of America group July 1. Shapiro replaces Toshihiko Ohnishi, who will take on the role of deputy president of the Japan-based Professional Solutions Group.
Shapiro, a 13-year veteran of the company, was praised by Sony in a statement for having "secured a front-row seat for Sony in the 3D and 4K digital cinema revolution across North America, and his efforts have helped to maintain Sony's leadership position in the broadcast and production industries."
He will also manage the direction and strategy for Sony's Digital Motion Picture Center.