Japanese

Management Policy

Directors, Corporate Auditors and Operating Team

As of June 20, 2013

President and CEO

Manabu Miyasaka
Date of Birth: 11.11.1967

Brief Summary of Personal History

Apr. 1991
Joined UPU Co., Ltd.
Jun. 1997
Joined Yahoo Japan Corporation
Jan. 2002
Appointed Senior Manager, Media Business Group
Apr. 2009
Appointed Operating Officer, Head of Consumer Business Group
Apr. 2012
Appointed CEO (current office) and Operating Officer
Jun. 2012
Appointed President and Representative Director (current office)

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Masayoshi Son
Date of Birth: 8.11.1957

Brief Summary of Personal History

Sep. 1981
Appointed President and Representative Director of SOFTBANK Corp. Japan (currently SOFTBANK CORP.)
Apr. 1983
Appointed Chairman and Representative Director of SOFTBANK Corp. Japan
Feb. 1986
Appointed President and Representative Director of SOFTBANK Corp. Japan (current office)
Jan. 1996
Established Yahoo Japan Corporation, appointed its President and Representative Director
Jul. 1996
Appointed Chairman and Director of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)
Jun. 2001
Appointed President and Representative Director of BB Technology (currently SOFTBANK BB)
Feb. 2004
Appointed President & CEO and Representative Director of SOFTBANK BB (current office)
Apr. 2006
Appointed Chairman, President & CEO and Representative Director of Vodafone K.K. (currently SOFTBANK MOBILE)
Jun. 2007
Appointed President & CEO and Representative Director of SOFTBANK MOBILE (current office)

Director

Ken Miyauchi
Date of Birth: 11.1.1949

Brief Summary of Personal History

Feb. 1977
Joined Japan Management Association
Oct. 1984
Joined SOFTBANK Corp. Japan (currently SOFTBANK CORP.)
Jun. 2000
Appointed Director of SOFTBANK CORP.
Apr. 2006
Appointed Director, Executive Vice President & COO, Vodafone K.K. (currently SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp.)
Oct. 2006
Appointed Representative Director, Senior Executive Vice President, and COO of SOFTBANK TELECOM Corp. (current office)
Jun. 2007
Appointed Senior Executive Vice President & COO, SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp. (current office)
Jun. 2007
Appointed Senior Executive Vice President & COO, SOFTBANK BB Corp. (current office)
Nov. 2010
Appointed Representative Director and President of WILLCOM, Inc. (current office)
Jun. 2012
Appointed Director of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)
Jan. 2013
Appointed Director of eAccess Ltd. (current office)
Apr. 2013
Appointed Representative Director and Senior
Executive Vice President of SOFTBANK CORP. (current office)

Director

Yasuyuki Imai
Date of Birth: 8.15.1958

Brief Summary of Personal History

Apr. 1982
Joined KAJIMA CORPORATION
Apr. 2000
Joined SOFTBANK CORP.
Oct. 2007
Appointed Vice President of SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp.
Apr. 2008
Appointed Senior Vice President of SOFTBANK BB Corp.
May 2009
Appointed Senior Vice President in Charge of Marketing of SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp.
Jun. 2009
Appointed Senior Vice President in Charge of Marketing of SOFTBANK TELECOM Corp.
Jun. 2011
Appointed Director of WILLCOM, Inc. (current office)
Jun. 2012
Appointed Director of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)
Jun. 2012
Appointed Executive Vice President of SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp. (current office)
Jun. 2012
Appointed Executive Vice President of SOFTBANK TELECOM Corp. (current office)

Director

Kenneth Goldman
Date of Birth: 6.20.1949

Brief Summary of Personal History

Jul. 1996
Appointed CFO of Excite@Home
Aug. 2000
Appointed CFO of Siebel Systems, Inc.
Jul. 2004
Appointed board of trustees of Cornel University
Feb. 2005
Appointed board of directors of Infinera Inc. (current office)
Nov. 2006
Appointed CFO of Dexterra, Inc.
Sep. 2007
Appointed CFO of Forinent Inc.
Aug. 2010
Appointed a non-executive director of NXP Semiconductors (current office)
Oct. 2012
Appointed CFO of Yahoo! Inc. (current office)
Jun. 2013
Appointed Director of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)

(Note)    Ken Miyauchi, Yasuyuki Imai and Kenneth Goldman, Director of the Company, are Outside Directors as set out in Article 2-15 of the "Company Law."

Standing Corporate Auditor

Shingo Yoshii
Date of Birth: 8.23.1947

Brief Summary of Personal History

Apr. 1971
Joined Sumitomo Corporation
Apr. 2003
Appointed Executive Officer and General Manager of Media Business Unit and CATV Business
Apr. 2005
Appointed Managing Executive Officer and General Manager of Network Business
Jun. 2005
Appointed Representative Director and Managing Executive Officer
Apr. 2007
Appointed Representative Director, Managing Executive Officer, and General Manager of the Media, Network & Lifestyle Retail Business
Apr. 2008
Appointed Representative Director and Assistant to President
Jun. 2008
Appointed Standing Corporate Auditor of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)

Standing Corporate Auditor

Hiromi Onitsuka
Date of Birth: 4.19.1952

Brief Summary of Personal History

Apr. 1976
Joined Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co., Ltd. (currently TOSHIBA CORPORATION)
Apr. 2005
Appointed Manager of the Clinical Laboratory Systems Business of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Jun. 2009
Appointed Vice President in Charge of Marketing and Manager of the Clinical Laboratory Systems Business of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Apr. 2010
Appointed Vice President in Charge of Marketing and Head of Management Audit Office of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Jun. 2011
Temporary advisor to Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Jun. 2012
Appointed Standing Corporate Auditor of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)

Corporate Auditor

Mitsuo Sano
Date of Birth: 12.25.1956

Brief Summary of Personal History

Mar. 1986
Registered as Certified Public Accountant
Dec. 1995
Appointed Accounting Manager of Finance and Accounting Division of SOFTBANK CORP.
Dec. 1996
Appointed Corporate Auditor of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)
Jun. 1999
Appointed Director of E*TRADE Securities (currently SBI SECURITIES Co., Ltd.)
Jun. 2000
Appointed Standing Corporate Auditor of SOFTBANK CORP. (current office)

Corporate Auditor

Kyoko Uemura
Date of Birth: 7.22.1961

Brief Summary of Personal History

Apr. 1994
Served as assistant judge, Osaka District Court
Apr. 1996
Served as assistant judge, Mito District Court
Apr. 1999
Served as assistant judge, Tokyo District Court
Apr. 2002
Served as assistant judge, Numazu Branch, Shizuoka Family Court
Apr. 2004
Served as judge, Numazu Branch, Shizuoka Family Court
Apr. 2005
Served as judge, Yokohama District Court
Apr. 2008
Registered as lawyer (Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association)
Jun. 2009
Appointed Corporate Auditor of Yahoo Japan Corporation (current office)

(Note)    The four auditors are Outside Corporate Auditors as set out in Article 2-16 of the "Company Law."

Operating Team

As of April 1, 2014

President and CEO
Manabu Miyasaka
SEVP, Chief Operating Officer
Kentaro Kawabe
SEVP, Chief Financial Officer
Toshiki Oya
Corporate Officer
EVP, President of Media Services Company
Masatsugu Shidachi
Corporate Officer
EVP, President of Search Services Company
Gen Miyazawa
Corporate Officer
EVP, President of Marketing Solutions Company
Osamu Aranami
Corporate Officer
EVP, President of Shopping Company
Takao Ozawa
Corporate Officer
EVP, President of YAFUOKU! Company
Yuji Umemura
Corporate Officer
EVP, President of Financial & Payment Services Company
Tomoaki Tanida
Corporate Officer
EVP, Head of System Management Group
Hideyuki Nakahara
Corporate Officer
Chief Mobile Officer
Shin Murakami
Corporate Officer
EVP, Head of CEO Office
Naoya Bessho
Corporate Officer
EVP, Head of People Development Group
Kosuke Honma