Sony to cut global workforce by 10,000 -Nikkei

TOKYO, April 9 Mon Apr 9, 2012 12:45am EDT

TOKYO, April 9 (Reuters) - Sony will cut its global workforce by about 10,000, or 6 percent of its entire workforce, by as early as the end of 2012, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday.

The loss-making electronics firm may also request that its seven executive directors who served through the fiscal year to March, including Chairman Howard Stringer, return their bonuses, the Nikkei said.

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