This IIT Delhi alumni is now on the board of SoftBank
TIMESOFINDIA.COM | May 29, 2017, 04.18 PM IST
SoftBank Group has inducted Indian-origin Rajeev Misra into its Board of Directors. Misra, who is an alumnus of IIT-Delhi and is currently the CEO of SoftBank Investment Advisers, has been handpicked by Masayoshi Son, the CEO and Chairman of SoftBank. Misra joined SoftBank in 2014 from the Fortress Investment Group
The appointment comes on the back of Manabu Miyasaka‘s resignation from the board. However, Miyasaka will continue to remain as President and Representative Director, President Corporate Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo Japan Corporation, and will assume the position of Board Director at SoftBank Corp. as of June 20, 2017, and continue to focus on generating synergies between Yahoo Japan Corporation and SoftBank Corp.