Biography: Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son
Chairman & CEO

Date of Birth:
August 11, 1957

Sept. 1981 Founded SOFTBANK Corp. Japan (currently SoftBank Group Corp.), Chairman & CEO
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 & CEO, Yahoo Japan Corporation
July 1996 Chairman of the Board, Yahoo Japan Corporation
Oct. 2005 Director, Corporation (currently Alibaba Group Holding Limited; to present)
Apr. 2006 Chairman of the Board, President & CEO, Vodafone K.K. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
June 2007 Chairman & CEO, SoftBank Mobile Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
July 2013 Chairman of the Board, Sprint Corporation (to present)
Apr. 2015 Chairman, SoftBank Mobile Corp. (currently SoftBank Corp.; to present)
June 2015 Director, Yahoo Japan Corporation (to present)
Mar. 2016 Representative, SoftBank Group International GK (to present)

(As of March 31, 2016)

Number of shares held 231,204,632 shares