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Sony's CEO still faces challenges even with activist investor's exit

Loeb's exit removes an annoyance but Sony's turnaround effort yet to show much progress

Stewards adjusting smartlens devices, photolenses adapted on smartphones, on display at Sony's booth at the consumer electronics trade fair 'Internationale Funk Ausstellung' (IFA) in Berlin recently.


ACTIVIST investor Daniel Loeb's sale of his Sony Corp stake removes an annoyance for chief executive officer Kazuo Hirai. But the bigger challenges aren't going away.

Two years into a turnaround effort at the Japanese electronics maker, Mr Hirai is struggling to show progress