SoftBank Names Rajeev Misra Head of Strategic Finance

SAN CARLOS, Calif.--()--SoftBank Internet and Media, Inc. (“SIMI”) today announced the appointment of Rajeev Misra as the Head of Strategic Finance for SoftBank Group, effective November 3rd, 2014. In his role he will be working with SoftBank Group and SIMI to optimize long-term capital structure and financing strategy.

Prior to this appointment, Mr. Misra was a Senior Managing Director and Partner in the Fortress Investment Group’s London office. Previously, he served as Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) at UBS between 2009 and 2013, where he expanded FICC’s team by nearly one-quarter, bringing in over 400 new employees and overseeing approximately 1,200 employees in total. Prior to that, he spent more than ten years at Deutsche Bank as Global Head of Credit and Emerging Markets, where he helped build Deutsche Bank into the pre-eminent investment bank in FICC globally.

Mr. Misra is a board member of both the University of Pennsylvania and MIT Sloan School of Management. He earned both a B.S in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania and received an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.

About the SoftBank Group

The SoftBank Group comprises SoftBank Corp. (TYO:9984) and its subsidiaries and associates that offer a comprehensive range of mobile communications, fixed-line communications and Internet services around the world. With Sprint joining in July 2013, the SoftBank Group became a leading global carrier that now has over 100 million subscribers. Maximizing synergies across its Group companies worldwide, SoftBank aspires to realize lifestyle innovation through IT. The SoftBank Group is also encouraging the adoption of clean and safe energy through its business activities. To learn more, please visit http://www.softbank.jp/en/corp/

Contacts

Media:
Japan
SoftBank Group Corporate Communications, +81-3-6889-2300
or
United States
Jim Barron, +1-212-687-8080
or
Megan Bouchier/Paul Kranhold, +1-415-618-8750

Release Summary

SoftBank Names Rajeev Misra Head of Strategic Finance

Contacts

Media:
Japan
SoftBank Group Corporate Communications, +81-3-6889-2300
or
United States
Jim Barron, +1-212-687-8080
or
Megan Bouchier/Paul Kranhold, +1-415-618-8750