Marcelo Claure leaves SoftBank via mutual agreement
Michel Combes named CEO of SoftBank Group International
SoftBank Group Corporation (“SoftBank”) announced today that the company and Marcelo Claure have agreed to part ways after a successful nine-year partnership. Following Mr. Claure’s departure, Michel Combes has been named Chief Executive Officer of SoftBank International Group (“SBGI”). In this role, he will oversee SoftBank Group International’s operations and investment portfolio*.
Masayoshi Son, Representative Director, Corporate Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SoftBank Group Corporation, said: “Marcelo has made many contributions to SoftBank during this period, and we thank him for his dedication and wish him continued success in his future endeavors. A success. I have full confidence in Michel Combes and the talented SoftBank team to continue the great work we are doing at SBGI.”
Mr. Claure said: “I will be forever grateful for my experience at SoftBank over the past nine years. I have had the opportunity to work with some of the world’s great executives and entrepreneurs, and with several huge professional…