ARM CEO Simon Segars Joins SoftBank Group Board of Directors

June 21, 2017 - CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom

ARM Holdings plc today announced that CEO Simon Segars’ appointment to the SoftBank Group Corp. (SBG) Board of Directors was formally approved at SBG’s 37th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held today in Tokyo.

SBG earlier announced new board candidates to strengthen corporate governance and accelerate growth. Mr. Segars’ appointment comes following SoftBank’s historic 2016 acquisition of ARM for US$32 billion.

“I’m honored to join the SoftBank Board at this exciting next stage of innovation,” said Segars. “In the same way it transformed mobile computing from chip to cloud and all points in between, ARM shapes the smart, connected world of IOT across a common platform. This is at the heart of the SoftBank vision and I look forward to working with the team to make it a reality.”

More information on SBG’s 37th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders can be found here.

Eliza Walsh

Director of external communications
Eliza.walsh@arm.com
+1 628 224 5272

 

About SoftBank Group

The SoftBank Group is a global technology player that aspires to drive the Information Revolution. The SoftBank Group is comprised of the holding company SoftBank Group Corp. (TOKYO: 9984) and its global portfolio of companies, which includes advanced telecommunications, Internet services, AI, smart robotics, IoT and clean energy technology providers. In September 2016, ARM Holdings plc, the world's leading semiconductor IP company, joined the SoftBank Group. To learn more, please visit www.softbank.com.

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