SoftBank board member Tadashi Yanai will resign on Dec. 31, the company said in a statement. The resignation of Yanai, who joined SoftBank in 2001 as an independent director, raises questions about the company’s oversight going forward. The resignation leaves SoftBank with two non-executive board members out of 11 total directors. SoftBank didn’t immediately name a replacement. SoftBank’s...
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