Howard Stringer net worth and wages: He’s famous for serving as Chairman of the Board, chairman, president, and CEO of Sony Corporation. He received a Master of Arts in Modern History in the University of Oxford. Stringer was knight by Queen Elizabeth II in 1999. He moved to America in 1965 and worked in a New York City CBS affiliate. He was drafted to the United States Army where he served in the Vietnam War. He replied telephones for The Ed Sullivan Show and went on to be a journalist, producer, and senior executive. During his time at CBS he won nine Emmy Awards. In 1995 he left CBS and began TELETV. He remained together with the organization two years until he left for Sony. Beginning in 2005 he became the chairman and CEO of Sony. Stringer became president of Sony Corporation in 2009. He stepped down as President and CEO in the year 2012 and in 2013 he retired as Chairman of the Board.
Has been tapped to become Chairman & CEO of the Sony Corporation of America, taking over from Noboyuki Idei. This is the first time a westerner has been picked to run a traditionally Japanese corporation. [March 2005]
Recieved his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Oxford University in England.
Was knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 1999 for his contributions to journalism and media (hence his title, Sir Howard Stringer KBE) 
Executive Producer of "CBS Evening News with Dan Rather" (1981-1984)
Became a U.S Citizen in 1985
President of CBS News (1986-1988)
President of CBS, Inc. (1988-1995)
Executive Producer of "CBS Reports" (1976-1981)
Hired Andrew Lack (former President & COO of the NBC Television Network) to run Sony Music Entertainment after Tommy Mottola stepped down. Lack and Stringer worked together at CBS News in the 1980's.
Fought in the Vietnam War and was given the U.S. Army Commendation Medal for meritorious achievement for service in Vietnam (1965-1967)
Was responsible for wooing David Letterman over to CBS when he was president of CBS in the early 1990's. Letterman took the contract over a dispute of not being named the successor to Johnny Carson on NBC's The Tonight Show .
Was named Chairman & CEO of the Sony Corporation Worldwide (he was previously head of Sony Corporation of America, which was all of Sony's Entertainment Assets, such as Columbia & TriStar movie studios, television units, music enterprises, and home video units). This was a landmark change in Sony's organization because this was the first time a westerner was tapped to lead a traditional Japanese-run company .