SoftBank’s Arora Steps Down as Son Chooses to Stay in Charge

  • Company’s president departs after Supercell purchase closed
  • Some shareholders have questioned Arora’s track record

SoftBank Shakeup: Nikesh Arora Steps Down

Nikesh Arora, the heir apparent at SoftBank Group Corp., will step down from the Japanese company in a surprise departure after founder Masayoshi Son made clear he wouldn’t get the top executive role in the near future.

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