Press Releases 2014

SoftBank Corp. Organization and Personnel Changes

March 27, 2014
SoftBank Corp.

SoftBank Corp. (SoftBank) announces today organization and personnel changes effective April 1, 2014.

1. Organization changes

The following organizational changes will be made to strengthen SoftBank's operational structure and enhance enterprise value.

  • (1) Establishment of new supervisory divisions
    “Finance, Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, Brand Management Division”, “Corporate Planning, Global Business Synergies Division”, “Investment Planning Division”, “Human Resources, General Administration, CEO's Office Division”, “Legal Division” and “Accounting, Tax Management, Internal Control, Information System Division” will be newly established
  • (2) Corporate Planning Department and Investment Planning Department will be newly established
  • (3) Corporate Strategy Office will be integrated with CEO's Office
  • (4) Global Business Strategy Department will be renamed Global Business Synergies Department

2. Corporate Officer appointments

NameTitle / responsibilities
Kazuhiko Fujihara Executive Corporate Officer
Corporate Planning, Global Business Synergies Division
Eric Gan Executive Corporate Officer
Investment Planning Division

3. Corporate Officer title / responsibility changes

NameTitle / responsibilities
Yoshimitsu Goto Executive Corporate Officer
Finance, Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, Brand Management Division
Fumihiro Aono Corporate Officer
Human Resources, General Administration, CEO's Office Division
Masato Suzaki Corporate Officer
Legal Division
Kazuko Kimiwada Corporate Officer
Accounting, Tax Management, Internal Control, Information System Division

4. General Manager appointments

NameTitle / responsibilities
Katsumasa Niki General Manager, Investment Planning Department
Toshihiko Shimada General Manager, Internal Audit Department

5. General Manager title / responsibility changes

NameTitle / responsibilities
Shigeki Miwa General Manager, CEO's Office
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