Google CEO Sundar Pichai appointed as Alphabet CEO, the parent company of Google

Page and co-founder Sergey Brin will no longer be involved in day-to-day operations of Alphabet, the parent company, according to an announcement Tuesday, though they will keep their board seats. Brin was president of Alphabet.
Written By Siddhu Manchikanti | Updated: December 04, 2019 12:20 IST
Google CEO Sundar Pichai appointed as Alphabet CEO, the parent company of Google

This was always coming. Sundar Pichai Named Alphabet's CEO: It marks the first time Larry Page won't have oversight of at least some of the company's operations. Google co-founder Larry Page is stepping down as CEO of the search giant's parent company in favor of Google CEO Sundar Pichai, marking a major shift for one of the world's most valuable companies.
 
Page and co-founder Sergey Brin will no longer involved in the day-to-day operations of Alphabet, the parent company, according to an announcement Tuesday, though they will keep their board seats. Brin was president of Alphabet.
 
Google Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who named Google CEO Sundar Pichai the CEO of parent company Alphabet too, in a statement said that there's "no better person" than Pichai to lead Google and Alphabet. "He's worked closely with us for 15 years," they said. "There's no one that we've relied on more since Alphabet had founded," they added.
 
On getting appointed as Alphabet's CEO, Google CEO Sundar Pichai in a letter addressed to employees said, "I want to be clear that this transition won't affect the Alphabet structure or the work we do day today." He added, "I'll continue to be very focused on Google." "At the same time, I am excited about Alphabet," he further said.




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