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Appointment of Board Directors

SoftBank Group Corp.

SoftBank Group Corp. (“SBG”) announced that it has nominated candidates for the position of Board Directors as indicated below today. The elections are subject to the approval of the 42nd Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the “AGM”) to be held on June 24, 2022 (planned).

1. Appointment of the members of the Board of Directors

The terms of office of the current nine Board Directors will expire at the conclusion of the AGM. SBG will propose the reelection of eight out of the nine current Board Directors and the election of Mr. David Chao as a new Board Director, to the AGM.

(1) Newly elected candidate for the member of the Board (to be elected on June 24, 2022)
NameCurrent Primary Title
David ChaoCo-Founder and General Partner, DCM Ventures
  • It is intended that Mr. David Chao will be an External Board Director.

(2) Director to resign from the Board (to resign on June 24, 2022)
NameCurrent Primary Title
Lip-Bu TanBoard Director, SBG

2. List of officers after the change

(Board Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members)
Representative DirectorMasayoshi Son
Board DirectorYoshimitsu Goto
Board DirectorKen Miyauchi
Board DirectorKentaro Kawabe
External Director (Independent Officer)Masami Iijima
External Director (Independent Officer)Yutaka Matsuo
External Director (Independent Officer)Keiko Erikawa
External DirectorKenneth A. Siegel
External Director (Independent Officer)David Chao
Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member
(External / Independent)
Maurice Atsushi Toyama
Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member
(External / Independent)
Yuji Nakata
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (External)Soichiro Uno
Audit & Supervisory Board Member
(External / Independent)
Keiichi Otsuka
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