Junichi Miyakawa

Why was Junichi Miyakawa Chosen to be SoftBank Corp.’s CEO? External Director Atsushi Horiba Explains

How is a CEO selected at a major company? What does the board take into consideration for succession planning? While the reasons may not always be apparent in many cases, SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) External Director Atsushi Horiba, spoke…

Three Years Ago: SoftBank Corp. Lists on the Tokyo Stock Exchange

On December 19, 2018, SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) debuted on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. At a press conference following the listing ceremony, Ken Miyauchi, President & CEO at the time and now Chairman, spoke enthusiast…

SoftBank Corp. Wins Nikkei SDGs Management Award for Social Value

On November 24, 2021, Nikkei Inc., a major business publisher in Japan, held its third annual Nikkei SDGs Management Awards ceremony to recognize leading companies that contribute to the achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Devel…

Q2 FY2021 SoftBank Corp. Earnings Summary: On Track to Achieve Full-year Targets

On November 4, 2021, SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) held its earnings results briefing for the second quarter (Q2) of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021 (FY2021). President & CEO Junichi Miyakawa noted that consolidated revenue increased …

SoftBank World 2021 Keynote: SoftBank’s DX Initiatives Aim to Get Japan Competing Internationally Again

A recent survey conducted by a group company of SoftBank Corp. found that more than 80 percent of respondents in Japan working in over 25 industries did not know the meaning of DX, and only 23 percent of companies queried said they were en…

SoftBank Corp. to Build and Operate Hub for Start-ups and Innovation in Aichi Prefecture

On September 7, 2021, SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) and Japan’s Aichi Prefecture held a press conference in Tokyo to introduce their new facility that promises to nurture a world-leading start-up ecosystem and center of innovation. The Pref…

SoftBank Corp.’s 35th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders: Aiming to be the Corporate Group Needed Most by People Around the World

SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) held its 35th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on June 22, 2021, and Junichi Miyakawa, who assumed the post of President & CEO in April this year, chaired the meeting for the first time. As with the…

FY2020 Earnings Summary: New CEO Junichi Miyakawa Pledges to Focus on Revenue Growth and New Business Creation over Next 10 Years

SoftBank Corp. will brief on its earnings results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021 at 4:00pm on May 11 (JST). Click here for live streaming info. Please check it out!

New CEO Junichi Miyakawa Talks About His Mission to Make SoftBank Corp. the Most-needed Technology Company in Japan

Junichi Miyakawa, SoftBank Corp.’s (TOKYO: 9434) new President & CEO as of April 1, 2021, spoke to SoftBank News to outline future areas of focus and his vision for the company.