The Wall Street Journal
Move comes on same say Alibaba founder Jack Ma officially resigns from SoftBank board
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TOKYO — SoftBank Group Corp. Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said Thursday that he is stepping down from the board of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., effective the same day.
Son’s announcement, which he made at the end of SoftBank’s
annual shareholder meeting, follows the resignation — also effective Thursday but announced last month — of Alibaba
co-founder Jack Ma from SoftBank’s board.