Appointment of the Members of the Board of Directors

SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announces that it has nominated candidates for the position of Board Directors as indicated below. The elections are subject to the approval of the 40th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the “AGM”) to be held on June 25, 2020.

1. Appointment of the members of the Board of Directors

The terms of office of the current 11 Board Directors will expire at the conclusion of the AGM. SBG will propose the reelection of 10 out of the 11 current Board Directors and the election of Messrs. Mr. Yoshimitsu Goto, Mr. Lip-Bu Tan and Ms. Yuko Kawamoto as new Board Directors, to the AGM.

(1) Newly elected candidates for the member of the Board (to be elected on June 25, 2020)

NameCurrent Primary Title
Yoshimitsu GotoSenior Vice President & CFO & CISO, SBG
Lip-Bu TanFounder & Chairman, Walden International
CEO, Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
Yuko KawamotoProfessor, Waseda Business School (Graduate School of Business and Finance)
  • Mr. Lip-Bu Tan and Ms. Yuko Kawamoto are intending External Directors.

(2) Director to resign from the Board (to resign on June 25, 2020)

NameCurrent Primary Title
Yun MaBoard Director, SBG

2. List of officers after the change

Chairman & CEOMasayoshi Son
Board Director, Vice ChairmanRonald D. Fisher
Board Director, Executive Vice President & COOMarcelo Claure
Board Director, Executive Vice President & CSOKatsunori Sago
Board Director, Executive Vice PresidentRajeev Misra
Board Director, Senior Vice President & CFO & CISOYoshimitsu Goto
Board DirectorKen Miyauchi
Simon Segars
Yasir O. Al-Rumayyan
Masami Iijima
Yutaka Matsuo
Lip-Bu Tan
Yuko Kawamoto
Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board MemberMasato Suzaki
Maurice Atsushi Toyama
Audit & Supervisory Board MemberSoichiro Uno
Hidekazu Kubokawa
  • Directors, Mr. Masami Iijima, Dr. Yutaka Matsuo, Mr. Lip-Bu Tan and Ms. Yuko Kawamoto 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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