Company Info

Directors, Audit and Supervisory Committee Members, and Operating Team

As of June 20, 2017

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 & Operating Officer
Jun. 2012
President & Representative Director
Jun. 2013
Director, SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Group Corp.) (to present)
Jun. 2015
President and Representative Director, President Corporate Officer, Chief Executive Officer (to present)
Jun. 2017
Director, SoftBank Corp. (to present)

(Note)    Manabu Miyasaka has resigned as a director of SoftBank Group Corp. as of June 21, 2017.

Director

Masayoshi Son
Date of Birth: Aug. 11, 1957

Brief Summary of Personal History

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

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, SOFTBANK Corp. Japan (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Apr. 2006
Executive Vice President, Director & COO, Vodafone K.K. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
Jun. 2007
Representative Director & COO, SoftBank Mobile Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
Jun. 2012
Director, Yahoo Japan Corporation (to present)
Apr. 2013
Representative Director and Executive Vice President, SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Jun. 2013
Representative Director and Senior Executive Vice President, SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Jan. 2014
Director, Brightstar Global Group Inc.
Apr. 2015
President & CEO SoftBank Mobile Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.) (to present)
Jun. 2015
Director, SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Mar. 2016
President, Softbank Group Japan GK
Jun. 2016
President & COO, SoftBank Group Corp. (to present)
Apr. 2017
President, Softbank Group International GK (to present)

Director

Jonathan Bullock
Date of Birth: Dec. 19, 1974

Brief Summary of Personal History

Sep. 1997
Managing Consultant, Gemini Consulting
Jun. 2001
Head of News & Data Strategy, Reuters
Apr. 2006
Interim Marketing Manager BSkyB, 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, SB Internet and Media, Inc. (currently SB Group US, Inc.) (to present)
Jul. 2015
Director, SB Energy Holdings Ltd. (to present)
Jan. 2016
Director, Brightstar Corp. (to present)
Dec. 2016
Director, Yahoo Japan Corporation (to present)

Outside Director

Arthur Chong
Date of Birth: Sep. 4, 1953

Brief Summary of Personal History

Sep. 1978
Associate, McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen
Apr. 1981
Counsel, McKesson Corp.
Jun. 1999
Deputy General Counsel, McKesson Corp.
Nov. 2005
Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Safeco Corp.
Oct. 2008
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Broadcom Corporation
Jun. 2016
Special Advisor, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Oct. 2016
Outside Legal Advisor, Yahoo! Inc. (currently Altaba Inc.)
Mar. 2017
General Counsel and Secretary, Yahoo! Inc. (currently Altaba Inc.) (to present)

Outside Director

Alexi A. Wellman
Date of Birth: May 8, 1970

Brief Summary of Personal History

Jun. 1992
Accountant, Mutual of Omaha
Jan. 1994
Joined KPMG LLP
Oct. 1999
Senior Manager, KPMG LLP
Oct. 2004
Partner, KPMG LLP
Dec. 2011
Chief Financial Officer, Nebraska Book Company, Inc.
Nov. 2013
Vice President, Finance, Yahoo! Inc. (currently Altaba Inc.)
Oct. 2015
Vice President, Global Controller, Yahoo! Inc. (currently Altaba Inc.) (to present)
Jun. 2017
Chief Financial and Accounting Officer, Altaba Inc. (to present)

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, General Manager, Media Business Unit and CATV Business, Sumitomo Corporation
Apr. 2005
Managing Executive Officer, General Manager, Network Business, Sumitomo Corporation
Jun. 2005
Representative Director, Managing Executive Officer, Sumitomo Corporation
Apr. 2007
Representative Director, Managing Executive Officer, General Manager, the Media, Network & Lifestyle Retail Business, Sumitomo Corporation
Apr. 2008
Representative Director, Assistant to President, Sumitomo Corporation
Jun. 2008
Audit and Supervisory Board Member, Yahoo Japan Corporation
Jun. 2015
Outside Director (Independent Director), Full-time Audit and Supervisory Committee Member, Yahoo Japan Corporation (to present)

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, Clinical Laboratory Systems Division, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Jun. 2009
Vice President, Chief Marketing Executive and General Manager, Clinical Laboratory Systems Division, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Apr. 2010
Vice President, Chief Marketing Executive and General Manager, Corporate Audit Department, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Jun. 2011
Temporary Advisor, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Jun. 2012
Audit and Supervisory Board Member, Yahoo Japan Corporation
Jun. 2015
Outside Director (Independent Director), Full-time Audit and Supervisory Committee Member, Yahoo Japan Corporation (to present)

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, SoftBank BB Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
Apr. 2006
Senior Vice President, CFO, Vodafone K.K. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
Jun. 2012
Executive Vice President, Board Director & CFO, SoftBank Mobile Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
Apr. 2014
Executive Corporate Officer, Corporate Planning, Global Business Synergies Division and General Manager, Corporate Planning, SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Jun. 2014
Director, SoftBank Corp. (currently SoftBank Group Corp.)
Aug. 2014
Director, Brightstar Global Group Inc. (to present)
Apr. 2015
Board Director, Executive Vice President & CFO, SoftBank Mobile Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.) (to present)
Jun. 2015
Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member, Yahoo Japan Corporation (to present)
Sep. 2016
Executive Corporate Officer, Head of Business Unit, SoftBank Group Corp. (to present)

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