SoftBank's Son leaves Alibaba board following Ma's departure
TOKYO (AP) — Masayoshi Son, the chief executive of Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp., said Thursday that he is stepping down from the board of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.
Son announced the change at the end of SoftBank's general shareholders' meeting. He emphasized that the decision was a “happy” one and did not reflect any discord between the companies.
Last month, Alibaba founder and Chinese billionaire Jack Ma left SoftBank's board.
Son said he was...