SoftBank Commerce & Service Corp.
SoftBank Commerce & Service Established,
April 1, 2014
Announces Executive Appointments
SoftBank Commerce & Service Corp.
SoftBank Commerce & Service Corp. (SoftBank C&S) today announced a strategic reorganization that separates its C&S Business from SoftBank BB Corp., establishing the new SoftBank C&S business, effective April 1, 2014.
SoftBank C&S will continue to provide various IT-related products, which are the original business of SoftBank group, and also will manufacture and sell “SoftBank SELECTION” mobile accessories. Additionally, SoftBank C&S will continue providing: ICT solutions that combine the infrastructure of mobile and fixed lines with ICT-related products to corporate customers, web services for various mobile devices, and e-procurement services through leveraging SoftBank group synergies.
In order to further strengthen and enhance the C&S business and create synergies by integrating operations, SoftBank C&S will become a subsidiary of Brightstar Corp. (Brightstar), a U.S SoftBank group company since January 2014. Brightstar is the world's largest* specialized wireless distributor and a leading provider of diversified services. Together, SoftBank C&S and Brightstar will expand sales of C&S mobile accessories and cloud services to the global market via Brightstar's expansive network as well as introduce Brightstar's diverse handset-related services to the Japanese market.
- *Based on revenue (source: Brightstar)
Corporate profile and executive appointments as of April 1, 2014 as follows;
1. Corporate Logo
2. Executive Appointments (as of April 1, 2014)
(1) Board of Directors
|Board Chairman||Ken Miyauchi|
|President & CEO||Yasuo Mizoguchi|
|Board Director||Marcelo Claure|
|Board Director||Arturo Osorio|
|Board Director||Michael D. Singer|
|Board Director||Kazuhiko Fujihara|
|Board Director||Tetsuo Kuramitsu|
(3) Unit Heads
|ICT Unit Head||Shoichi Takase|
|SBS Unit Head||Hiroshi Matsuda|
|Corporate Planning Unit Head||Takayuki Arai|
(4) Vice Presidents
|Vice President of ICT Sales Division||Kazuya Kusakawa|
|Vice President of Merchandising Division||Kenichi Harayama|
|Vice President of SBS Sales Division||Kuniaki Hozaki|
|Vice President of Product Planning Division||Hideaki Takita|
|Vice President of Corporate Planning Division||Takayuki Arai|
|Vice President of Operation Promotion Division||Yasushi Ouchi|
|Vice President of Information System Division||Yoshiki Takeda|
3. Corporate Data
|(1) Corporate Name||SoftBank Commerce & Service Corp.|
|(2) English Name||SoftBank Commerce & Service Corp.|
|(3) Corporate Headquarters||1-9-2, Higashi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo|
|(4) Founded||April 1, 2014|
Board Chairman, Ken Miyauchi|
President & CEO, Yasuo Mizoguchi
|(6) Main Business||Manufacture, distribution and sales of ICT-related products and ICT-related services|
|(7) Paid-in Capital||500 million yen|
|(8) Stockholder||SB C&S Holdings GK 100％|
|(9) Number of Employees||1,400|
|(10) Main Subsidiaries||BB Softservice Corp. |
SB Frameworks Corp.
4. About Brightstar
Brightstar is the world's largest specialized wireless distributor and a leading provider of diversified services focused on enhancing the performance and results of the key participants in the wireless device value chain: manufacturers, operators and retailers. Today, Brightstar provides services in over 125 countries and has a local presence in over 50 countries. For more information, please visit http://www.brightstarcorp.com.
- The information is true and accurate at the time of publication.
Price, specification, contact and other information of products and service may be subjected to change. The information contains certain forward-looking statements that are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements.