SoftBank COO Marcelo Claure said to be preparing to step down

SoftBank COO Marcelo Claure said to be preparing to step down

SoftBank COO Marcelo Claure. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

SoftBank Group Corp Chief Operating Officer Marcelo Claure is preparing to step down as soon as Thursday, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Claure has been in talks to leave the Japanese conglomerate for several months and he may want to run his own investment firm, the report said.

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