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Biography: Masayoshi Son

Biography

Chairman & CEO

Masayoshi Son

Date of birth: August 11, 1957

Masayoshi Son founded SOFTBANK Corp. Japan (currently SoftBank Group Corp.) in 1981 and has continued to serve as its chairman & CEO. He also serves as a director of Z Holdings Corporation and as the chairman of Arm Limited and SoftBank Corp.

Sept. 1981Founded SOFTBANK Corp. Japan (currently SoftBank Group Corp.), Chairman & CEO
Jan. 1996President & CEO, Yahoo Japan Corporation (currently Z Holdings Corporation)
Oct. 2005Director, Alibaba.com Corporation (currently Alibaba Group Holding Limited)
Apr. 2006Chairman of the Board, President & CEO, Vodafone K.K. (currently SoftBank Corp.)
June 2015Director, Yahoo Japan Corporation (currently Z Holdings Corporation) (to present)
Sept. 2016Chairman and Executive Director, ARM Holdings plc (currently SVF HOLDCO (UK) LIMITED)
June 2017Chairman & CEO, SoftBank Group Corp. (to present)
Mar. 2018Chairman and Director, Arm Limited (to present)
Apr. 2018Chairman, SoftBank Corp. (to present)

* No change to English title

Number of shares held

439,409,364 shares