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SoftBank Vice Chairman Nikesh Arora Joins Sprint's Board

SoftBank Vice Chairman Nikesh Arora will join Sprint’s board of directors, joining SoftBank Chairman Masayoshi Son as a director of the wireless carrier in which the Japanese firm holds a majority interest. The former Google executive joined SoftBank this summer to head its Internet and Media unit. As a director of the carrier, he will collect a retainer of $85,000 and a grant of $106,250 in restricted stock units, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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