Biography: Masayoshi Son
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 Sprint Corporation, Yahoo Japan Corporation and Alibaba Group Holding Limited and as the chairman of Arm Limited and SoftBank Corp.
|Sept. 1981||Founded SOFTBANK Corp. Japan (currently SoftBank Group Corp.), Chairman & CEO|
|Jan. 1996||President & CEO, 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.)|
|July 2013||Chairman of the Board, Sprint Corporation|
|June 2015||Director, Yahoo Japan Corporation (to present)|
|Sept. 2016||Chairman and Executive Director, ARM Holdings plc (currently SVF HOLDCO (UK) LIMITED)|
|June 2017||Chairman & CEO, SoftBank Group Corp. (to present)|
|Mar. 2018||Chairman and Director, Arm Limited (to present)|
|Apr. 2018||Chairman, SoftBank Corp. (to present)|
|May 2018||Director of the Board, Sprint Corporation (to present)|
(As of March 31, 2019)
|Number of shares held||231,204,632 shares|
- *Yahoo Japan Corporation changed its corporate name to Z Holdings Corporation on October 1, 2019.