Company Info

Directors, Audit and Supervisory Committee Members, and Operating Team

As of December 14, 2016

President and Representative Director
President Corporate Officer
Chief Executive Officer

Manabu Miyasaka
Date of Birth: Nov. 11, 1967

Brief Summary of Personal History

Apr. 1991
Joined UPU Co., Ltd.
Jun. 1997
Joined Yahoo Japan Corporation
Jan. 2002
Senior Manager, Media Business Group
Apr. 2009
Operating Officer, Head of Consumer Business Group
Apr. 2012
CEO and Operating Officer
Jun. 2012
President and Representative Director
Jun. 2013
Director of SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Group Corp.) (current office)
Jun. 2015
President and Representative Director, President Corporate Officer, Chief Executive Officer (current office)

Director

Masayoshi Son
Date of Birth: Aug. 11, 1957

Brief Summary of Personal History

Sep. 1981
Chairman & CEO of SOFTBANK Corp. Japan (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Apr. 1983
Chairman of SOFTBANK Corp. Japan (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Feb. 1986
Chairman & CEO of SOFTBANK Corp. Japan (currently SoftBank Group Corp.) (current office)
Jan. 1996
President and Representative Director of Yahoo Japan Corporation
Jul. 1996
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Yahoo Japan Corporation
Oct. 2005
Director of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (current office)
Apr. 2006
Chairman of the Board, President & CEO and Representative Director of Vodafone K.K. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
Jun. 2007
Chairman & CEO of SoftBank Mobile Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
Jul. 2013
Chairman of the Board of Sprint Corporation (current office)
Apr. 2015
Chairman of SoftBank Mobile Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.) (current office)
Jun. 2015
Director of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)
Mar. 2016
Operating Officer of Softbank Group International Limited (current office)

Director

Ken Miyauchi
Date of Birth: Nov. 1, 1949

Brief Summary of Personal History

Feb. 1977
Joined Japan Management Association
Oct. 1984
Joined SOFTBANK Corp. Japan (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Feb. 1988
Director of SOFTBANK Corp. Japan (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Apr. 2006
Executive Vice President, Director & COO of Vodafone K.K. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
Jun. 2007
Representative Director & COO of SoftBank Mobile Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
Jun. 2012
Director of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)
Apr. 2013
Representative Director and Executive Vice President of SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Jun. 2013
Representative Director and Senior Executive Vice President of SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Jan. 2014
Director of Brightstar Global Group Inc.
Apr. 2015
President and CEO of SoftBank Mobile Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.) (current office)
Jun. 2015
Director of SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Group Corp.) (current office)
Mar. 2016
Operating Officer of Softbank Group Japan GK (current office)

Director

Jonathan Bullock
Date of Birth: Dec. 19, 1974

Brief Summary of Personal History

Sep. 1997
Managing Consultant of Gemini Consulting
Jun. 2001
Head of News & Data Strategy, Reuters
Apr. 2006
Interim Marketing Manager BSkyB of Curzon Ltd
Jun. 2007
Head of EMEA Business Strategy, Google Inc.
Oct. 2009
Director Global Business Strategy & Chief of Staff GBO, Google Inc.
Oct. 2014
Managing Director of SB Internet and Media, Inc. (currently SB Group US, Inc.) (current office)
Jul. 2015
Director of SB Energy Holdings Ltd. (current office)
Jan. 2016
Director of Brightstar Corp. (current office)
Dec. 2016
Director of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)

Outside Director

Kenneth Goldman
Date of Birth: Jun. 20, 1949

Brief Summary of Personal History

Jul. 1996
CFO of Excite@Home
Aug. 2000
CFO of Siebel Systems, Inc.
Jul. 2004
Board of Trustees of Cornell University
Nov. 2006
CFO of Dexterra, Inc.
Sep. 2007
CFO of Fortinet Inc.
Aug. 2009
Board of Directors, Audit Committee (Chair) of TriNet (current office)
Aug. 2010
Non-executive Director, Audit Committee (Chair) of NXP Semiconductors (current office)
Oct. 2012
CFO of Yahoo! Inc. (current office)
Jun. 2013
Outside Director of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)
Dec. 2013
Board of Directors of GoPro (current office)

Outside Director
(Independent Director)
Full Time Audit and Supervisory Committee Member

Shingo Yoshii
Date of Birth: Aug. 23, 1947

Brief Summary of Personal History

Apr. 1971
Joined Sumitomo Corporation
Apr. 2003
Executive Officer and General Manager of Media Business Unit and CATV Business
Apr. 2005
Managing Executive Officer and General Manager of Network Business
Jun. 2005
Representative Director and Managing Executive Officer
Apr. 2007
Representative Director, Managing Executive Officer, and General Manager of the Media, Network & Lifestyle Retail Business
Apr. 2008
Representative Director and Assistant to President
Jun. 2008
Full Time Outside Auditor of Yahoo Japan Corporation
Jun. 2015
Outside Director (Independent Director) and Full Time Audit and Supervisory Committee Member of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)

Outside Director
(Independent Director)
Full Time Audit and Supervisory Committee Member

Hiromi Onitsuka-Baur
Date of Birth: Apr. 19, 1952

Brief Summary of Personal History

Apr. 1976
Joined Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co., Ltd. (currently TOSHIBA CORPORATION)
Apr. 2005
General Manager of Clinical Laboratory Systems Division of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Jun. 2009
Vice President, Chief Marketing Executive and General Manager of Clinical Laboratory Systems Division of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Apr. 2010
Vice President, Chief Marketing Executive and General Manager of Corporate Audit Department of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Jun. 2011
Temporary advisor to Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Jun. 2012
Full Time Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member of Yahoo Japan Corporation
Jun. 2015
Outside Director (Independent Director) and Full Time Audit and Supervisory Committee Member of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)

Director
Audit and Supervisory Committee Member

Kazuhiko Fujihara
Date of Birth: Nov. 2, 1959

Brief Summary of Personal History

Apr. 1982
Joined Toyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. (currently Mazda Motor Corporation)
Apr. 2001
Joined SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Nov. 2004
Director & CFO of SoftBank BB Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
Apr. 2006
Senior Vice President, CFO of Vodafone K.K. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
Jun. 2012
Executive Vice President, Board Director & CFO of SoftBank Mobile Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
Apr. 2014
Executive Corporate Officer, Corporate Planning, Global Business Synergies Division and General Manager of Corporate Planning of SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Jun. 2014
Director of SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Aug. 2014
Director of Brightstar Global Group Inc. (current office)
Apr. 2015
Board Director, Executive Vice President & CFO of SoftBank Mobile Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.) (current office)
Jun. 2015
Director and Audit and Supervisory Committee Member of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)

(Note)    Ronald S. Bell has resigned as an outside director of Yahoo Japan Corporation as of March 2, 2017.

Operating Team

As of April 1, 2017

President and Representative Director
President Corporate Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Manabu Miyasaka
Senior Executive Vice President Corporate Officer
Chief Operating Officer
President of Commerce Group
Kentaro Kawabe
Senior Executive Vice President Corporate Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Toshiki Oya
Executive Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
Chief Technology Officer
Chiaki Fujimon
Executive Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
President of Media Group
Gen Miyazawa
Executive Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
President of Corporate Group
Kosuke Honma
Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
Head of CEO Office
Masatsugu Shidachi
Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
President of Media Company, Media Group
Hiroshi Kataoka
Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
President of Marketing Solutions Company, Media Group
Koichiro Tanabe
Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
President of ID Services Management Group
Chief Mobile Officer
Shin Murakami
Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
President of Shopping Company, Commerce Group
Takao Ozawa
Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
President of YAHUOKU! Company, Commerce Group
Yuji Umemura
Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
President of Personal Services Company, Commerce Group
Yusuke Tanaka
Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
President of Financial & Payment Services Company, Commerce Group
Tomoaki Tanida
Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
President of System Management Group
Chief Information Security Officer
Hideyuki Nakahara
Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
President of Data & Science Solutions Group
Chief Data Officer
Kiyoshi Sasaki
Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
Corporate Group, General Counsel
Naoya Bessho
Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
Corporate Group, Finance
Toshiya Segoshi
Corporate Officer
Executive Vice President
President of Social Responsibility Promotion Group
Shuichi Nishida