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.)
Jan. 1996 President & CEO, Yahoo Japan Corporation
July 1996 Chairman of the Board, Yahoo Japan Corporation
Oct. 2005 Director, Alibaba.com 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.)
June 2015 Director, Yahoo Japan Corporation (to present)
Sept. 2016 Chairman and Executive Director, ARM Holdings plc (currently Arm Holdings plc; to present)
June 2017 Chairman & CEO, SoftBank Group Corp. (to present)
April 2018 Chairman, SoftBank Corp. (to present)
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(As of March 31, 2017)

Number of shares held 231,204,632 shares