Gary Ginsberg, who served in the Clinton White House and counseled Rupert Murdoch as executive VP-marketing & corporate affairs at News Corp, has left his post as global head of communications at Japan’s Softbank conglomerate.
He joined Softbank in New York on November 1, 2018, from Time Warner, where he was executive VP-communications & marketing.
Ginsberg left Softbank, which owns Sprint wireless operator, in December, according to a report in Bloomberg.
He had reported to Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son and COO Marcelo Claure.
Sarah Lubman, former Brunswick Group partner and Wall Street Journal reporter, is serving as Softbank’s acting communications head.
She spent six of her 17 years as a reporter in Tokyo and Beijing, while at the WSJ, San Jose Mercury News and Newsweek.