SoftBank Splits Responsibility for Japan, Global Operations

  • Group President Nikesh Arora to lead businesses abroad
  • Billionaire Masayoshi Son to remain group CEO and chairman

SoftBank Group Corp. plans to divide its Japanese and overseas operations, splitting the responsibility for managing some 9.2 trillion yen ($81 billion) of investments spanning the broadband and mobile industries and a stake in China’s largest Internet-shopping service.

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