Unwilling to Wait for Son, Arora Quits SoftBank With No Plan

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  • Arora to continue relationship with Son despite disappointment
  • Preparations for annual meeting prompted handover discussion

SoftBank Shakeup: Nikesh Arora Steps Down

The decision by Nikesh Arora to leave SoftBank Group Corp. began last month during a conversation with founder Masayoshi Son. The two men were in California, preparing for the company’s annual general meeting that took place today. One of the presentation slides showed Son’s long-term plan to hand over control to his successor.

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