Press Releases 2019

Appointment of Directors and
Audit & Supervisory Board Members

May 21, 2019
SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announces that today it has nominated candidates for the position of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board members as indicated below. The elections are subject to the approval of the 39th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the “AGM”) to be held on June 19, 2019. The selection of Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board members is subject to a resolution at the Audit & Supervisory Board meeting to be held after the close of the AGM.

1. Appointment of the members of the Board of Directors

The terms of office of the current 12 Directors will expire at the conclusion of the AGM. SBG will propose the reelection of 11 out of the 12 current Directors and election of Dr. Yutaka Matsuo as a new Director, to the AGM.

(1) Newly elected candidate for the member of the Board (to be elected on June 19, 2019)

Name Current Primary Title
Yutaka Matsuo Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo
[Note]
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    Dr. Yutaka Matsuo is an intending external director.

(2) Director to resign from the Board (to resign on June 19, 2019)

Name Current Primary Title
Mark Schwartz Board Director, SBG

2. Appointment of the Audit & Supervisory Board member

Of the current four Audit & Supervisory Board members, the term of office of Mr. Maurice Atsushi Toyama will expire at the conclusion of this AGM. SBG will propose the reelection of Mr. Maurice Atsushi Toyama as its Audit & Supervisory Board member to the AGM.

3. List of officers after the change

Chairman & CEO Masayoshi Son
Board Director, Vice Chairman Ronald D. Fisher
Board Director, Executive Vice President & COO Marcelo Claure
Board Director, Executive Vice President & CSO Katsunori Sago
Board Director, Executive Vice President Rajeev Misra
Board Director Ken Miyauchi
Simon Segars
Yun Ma
Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan
Tadashi Yanai
Masami Iijima
Yutaka Matsuo
Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member Masato Suzaki
Maurice Atsushi Toyama
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Soichiro Uno
Hidekazu Kubokawa
[Notes]
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    Directors, Messrs. Tadashi Yanai, Masami Iijima, and Yutaka Matsuo are external directors. Audit & Supervisory Board members, Messrs. Maurice Atsushi Toyama, Soichiro Uno and Hidekazu Kubokawa, are external Audit & Supervisory Board members.
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